Our Team

With twenty-five years and over 160 conferences under MCPI’s belt, our highly experienced team prides itself on partnering with clients to bring their ideas to fruition. Our commitment to excellence, expertise, attention to detail, and unique touches are what make MCPI a premier planner for the medical community.

Karen Baranick

Karen Baranick

President

Karen is President of MCPI, a woman-owned business she founded in 1996 after a 17-year career in medical administration and patient care. Thanks to her extensive experience in the medical field, she brings insights that prove key to manifesting successful, unique, stress-free events for her clients. Her finesse, almost uncanny organizational skills and dedication to excellence have enabled her and her team to successfully execute medical conferences worldwide.

Alex Baranick

Alex Baranick

Vice President of Conference Operations

Alex is Vice President of Conference Operations. She has been with MCPI since 2016 and in the conference planning industry for over ten years. During this time, she has been responsible for the planning and execution of meetings in the United States and abroad as well as web-based virtual conferences. Alex’s passion for details and talent for incorporating unique touches help make MCPI’s events distinctive, enjoyable and memorable.

Carrie Jacobowitz

Carrie Jacobowitz

Director of Meeting Services

Carrie, Director of Meeting Services, joined MCPI in 2003 and has been an integral part of MCPI’s success. Carrie’s truly extraordinary people skills and follow through make her an indispensable asset when it comes to cultivating relationships with corporate sponsors and overseeing registration services. Carrie’s organizational skills, love of people and enthusiasm for planning have all contributed to her successful 18-year career at MCPI.

Alyx Matsuda

Alyx Matsuda

Meeting Planner

Alyx Matsuda joined the MCPI team in the summer of 2018 as a Meeting Planner. Alyx’s several years of experience in the hospitality industry provide MCPI with an insider knowledge of venues, food and beverage, sales and conference services, and contract negotiations that has proven invaluable to all aspects of our planning process. In addition to her hospitality background, Alyx contributes a pro-active attitude and a great eye for detail.

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