Monica Grinage-Prince, CMP, CMM, Executive Director

Monica Grinage-Prince, CMP, CMM, is executive director of The Hines Center, where she leads the overall operations of The Hines Center and works on special events, classes and venue rental.

Monica is ready to lead the Hines Center to greater heights and has the ability to do it.  She gives back to the industry by serving as vice president of membership for MPI, Houston Area Chapter and is on the MPI Global Education Review Task Force.

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Alex Orman, Operations Manager

Alex is a jack of all trades! Each day brings a new adventure his way at the Hines Center, where he serves as the Operations Manager. Alex has vast experience in assisting with events, troubling shooting computer issues and helping Hines thrive.


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Vannessa Wade, Marketing Director

Known for her spunk and ability to help companies shine, Vannessa creates marketing opportunities for The Hines Center. From social media outreach to radio and highlighting what Hines has to offer, Vannessa can be seen behind the scenes writing, updating the website and improving the customer experience.

An avid traveler, Vannessa has been to more than 20 countries!

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Pinkie Wright, Customer Service Specialist

Pinkie is delighted to be apart of The Hines Center Team. Her smile makes clients feel at ease and she displays the drive to lead, the passion for excellence, and the enthusiasm that Hines is known for. She greets guest, assists with events and has a heart to serve others.

Soon Pinkie will finish her degree in Social Work from The University of Houston.

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Janet Gonzalez, Customer Service Specialist

Known for her stylish glasses, Janet offers a wealth of support to Hines. From greeting guest to designing presentations and handling calls, she is apart of the front desk team. Her creativity can be felt throughout Hines where she takes photos and designs outreach material.

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Dara Dember, Customer Service Specialist

Dara can brighten any room with her smile. As part of the front desk staff, she welcomes guest, helps with reservations and handles social media. Dara is happy to be in a work environment that is calming and constantly upbeat and friendly.

Her hobbies include fashion, pursuing various art projects, and spending time with friends and family.

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Nosa Edebor, Movement Coordinator

World Traveler. Yoga Instructor. Innovator.

Nosa is a certified yoga and Level 2 AcroYoga teacher, as well as an acrobatic circus performer in Cirque La Vie.

As a dancer and instructor, Nosa trained and worked professionally in the U.S. and the U.K. before discovering yoga as a way to improve his flexibility, balance, and strength. He loves building connection through movement and found AcroYoga as a perfect blend of both. Come meet Nosa and learn why he is a highly sought after instructor.

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Britney Turner, Events Program Manager

Britney believes what makes an event successful is the overall experience and capturing of the smallest details that can make a lasting impression. As the Events Program Manager, she is ready to make Hines the go to spot for venue rentals. She earned her hospitality stripes at some of the biggest brands, including the Westin, where she started in operations  and later excelled in sales and marketing and events!

Hawaii and New Orleans are among her favorite places to visit.

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