About Us

Scout Local Destination Management stands out for two reasons. You have one point of contact from inception to final billing. This means no turnover and no missed details. In addition your contact has the support of a dedicated member of our transportation department. So as you plan your meeting you have a seamless team of experts in each important area of you program. The result is an excellent attendee experience. We would love to be your Atlanta team.

Destination Specialists

Email: elizabeth@scoutlocal.co Direct: (404) 428-7770
Elizabeth Hogan Principal, Sales Elizabeth is a born and bred Southerner, and that hospitable nature overflows into her programs. But don’t let that fool you. She’s a pistol and will get you what you need. With over 15 years of extensive experience in destination management, Elizabeth is an expert in both the creative process and event logistics. She has worked with companies and associations in every industry, with groups ranging in size from 10 to over 4,000 attendees. Elizabeth has more than enough resources and imagination to consistently exceed clients’ wildest dreams: from an elegant dinner on the diamond at the Braves’ stadium to a fun-filled buyout of the world’s largest aquarium, from an intimate experience at one of Atlanta’s private country clubs to active outings to Stone Mountain.

While Elizabeth’s passion and commitment to her work runs deep, it doesn’t stop there. Giving back to the community is important. In her spare time she lends her expertise to help organize Emory’s Winship Cancer Center’s annual fashion show fundraiser. After having been named the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Runner up “Woman of the Year” in 2015, she continues to support them and sits on their board.   Read more

Email: robyn@scoutlocal.co Direct: (404) 273-2558
Robyn Elliott, Operations and Event Support

Robyn is a native of Atlanta with a homegrown knowledge of the people and places that make this city an extraordinary choice to host a meeting, conference or convention. She brings 18 years of experience from managing off-site programming in the architectural publishing industry, trade show management as well as owning and operating a successful bicycle tour company in Atlanta. Since 2013 her company has maintained the #1 ranking in Atlanta on Trip Advisor.

Attention to detail and commitment to exceptional customer service are priorities with every project Robyn undertakes. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to support the Scout Local team in multiple capacities. She will develop new and innovative experiences that will be unique to Scout Local programs and manage vendor relations.

Email: april@scoutlocal.co Direct: (678) 327-1833
April Anderson Senior Sales Manager April is seasoned in hospitality. After college she jumped right in to her career destiny with Marriott Hotels and Resorts. This was just the beginning. Through a series of promotions April accepted a position at Gaylord Hotels as the Director of National Sales. She’s worked with large groups and small ones, short term and multi-year, on property and in the National Sales Office. Her mantra has always been making the planning process easier for her customers. She knows hotels and the interworking of conventions. A real asset to our customers.

With her impressive resume in hotels what she cultivated is expertise in hospitality sales and convention services. She talks the talk and works seamlessly with your chosen hotel partner. The perfect combination for your destination services specialist.   Read more

Transportation Department

Scout Local boasts a seasoned team of transportation professionals. Your program contact will match your transportation lead with the right Scout Local counterpart for your program. This process ensures the program is tailored to you for overall success. Our groups range in size from small board meetings to full scale conference shuttles; from high end luxury to cost effective alternatives. We specialize in airport Meet & Greet, hotel to venue and city-wide movements.

Accounting

Vicki Matthews, Controller Vicki knows one thing better than anybody – the numbers. Her commitment to flawless accounting and balanced books can be summed up in her mantra: “If I’m off by a penny, I’m off by a dollar”. With over 25+ years of experience working with businesses of all sizes, both internally & externally – Vicki’s ability to build bridges, manage teams, set expectations and support all financial aspects of an enterprise is second to none. As Controller, her attention to detail and accountability keeps our team running smoothly and always one step ahead so we can focus on serving you, our clients & partners.

While financials keep her busy during the week, Vicki’s true passion comes from her family. As a mother of 5 and grandmother to dozens, Vicki’s lifeblood comes from helping and serving others, especially the ones she loves. She is also a huge advocate for animals and loves playing with and caring for her two Dogs, Duke & Vader as well as her cats Stella & Red. Also, GO DAWGS!