Meet The Team

Hosts New Orleans provides the promise of an unforgettable experience through a team of local experts comprised of dedicated individuals who have grown up and laid roots in New Orleans. That means our recommendations are backed with years of personal experience and a true passion for one of the world’s greatest and most unique cities. With 50+ years of DMC experience, clients can rest assured that they have the collective knowledge of an amazing team at their disposal.


Carol Padgett, DMCP

Director of Operations

Carol Padgett brings over 17 years in all aspects of meeting and event management. Always meticulous about the details, Carol is the consummate meeting planner. Carol has led in the planning, management, and execution of conventions, medical education meetings, consumer programs, sales meetings, advisory board meetings, association meetings, and incentive trips. Carol is a key liaison with clients, executives, vendors, speakers, and entertainment. Prior to joining Hosts New Orleans, Carol worked for East West Connection.

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