Terence Gallagher, President, New York

Terence Gallagher joined Lou Hammond Group in 1992 and is a destination marketing leader. He has planned and implemented strategic campaigns for a range of travel industry accounts, resulting in award-winning placements among national broadcast, print and digital media.

Utilizing his nearly 30 years of experience in the travel communications industry, Terry has handled everything from spur-of-the-moment crisis management issues and targeted special events to long-range planning for destinations, restaurants, world-class hotels, cruise lines and airlines.

His award-winning campaigns include, among others, the promotion of Florida’s Paradise Coast as the ultimate luxury beach escape location, the positioning of Sonoma County as America’s premier wine and vacation region, and the revitalization of Providence, Rhode Island as one of the country’s hottest cultural and culinary getaway destinations.  Terry was honored with The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International Winthrop W. Grice Award, the organizations highest achievement.

An accomplished speech writer and featured speaker at industry conferences and seminars, Terry is also an authority on strategic promotional partnership programs. He has developed client tie-ins with retailers such as Macy’s and Bloomingdales, broadcast outlets such as ABC-TV’s “The Bachelor,” sports franchises such as the Boston Red Sox and Miami Heat and iconic events including Fashion Week.

Terry graduated from St. Peter’s University, New Jersey where he studied English and Journalism. A father of three, he enjoys spending time with his family.