GBTA St. Louis Membership Spotlight: Lori J. Keely

April 2, 2021

By Mattie Yallaly, GBTA St. Louis Chapter Member

Lori J. Keely has upheld her membership with the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) St. Louis Chapter since 2015 and currently serves on its executive board of directors as secretary.  As the secretary, she is responsible for meeting minutes and record retention, as well as serving on various committees to provide valuable service and assistance.  Lori is an active member who consistently goes above and beyond in all that she strives to accomplish and also serves on STL’s Air Service Development Advisory Board and Corporate Marketing Advisory Board.

Lori has worked for Arch Resources since 2013 and is currently the Travel Manager and Executive Assistant to the Chief Commercial Officer.  She is responsible for travel arrangements and event planning for employees and assisting Arch’s sales and marketing efforts, which includes contract administration, transportation, and commercial logistics.  Prior to assuming her current position, she served as Executive Assistant, Travel Manager, Project Manager, and Office Manager for Trend Micro and Mobile Armor.  Lori’s previous employment also includes Accountant, Project Manager, and Event Planner for Ga-Vehren Engineering.

Her personal mission of serving others is demonstrated through her service to the community.  Lori’s public service roles include her past participation as a Girls in Action leader, Vacation Bible School leader, and nursery, youth, and mission trips, and kitchen committee volunteer at Ridgecrest Baptist Church.

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Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.