Longtime corporate event professional David Wellington Finch has joined Austin, Texas-based Experience as vice president of business development.

Experience is a global event production company specializing in highly detailed corporate, social and nonprofit events. The addition of Finch is aimed at expanding the company and its brand reach, and enhancing client relationships and business partnerships, the company said in a statement.

With a background in meeting and event planning production in more than 30 countries, Finch brings an additional 25 years of industry know-how to the Experience team, including turns at Amgen and five terms on the Board of Directors for Meeting Professionals International-Southern California. Finch also developed and taught a course in International Meeting Planning at San Diego and California State Universities for 14 years.

“David will certainly be an asset to our team, especially now, as Experience looks to grow--in both our reach and our ability to provide our clients with the highest level of service,” said Lytle Pressley, Experience founding principal and co-founder.