Established in 1996, League Marketing Group, Inc. serves a niche in the marketplace providing comprehensive support in sales, marketing and public Relations for tourism-related entities. Evelyn’s experience spans over 27 years within the travel industry. Over the years she has been involved in opening 7 hotels, and worked in numerous sales positions within the hotel industry.
She has headed regional offices, and prior to starting LMG, directed sales, marketing, public relations and advertising worldwide for the luxury Bora Bora Lagoon Resort in

Resort in French Polynesia (an Orient Express Hotel). Her tenure includes a number of positions with prestigious hotels; Dir. of Sales for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Dir. Of Group Sales Kea Lani Hotel, Emerald Hotels (which included Mauna Lani Bay Hotel), Hawaiian Regent and Pan Pacific in Anaheim. She worked as Dir. Of Group Sales for three years at a Hawaiian-based DMC during her memorable five years in the islands.

LMG clients include; Post Ranch Inn, Laucala, Hotel Hana-Maui, Le Meridien Hotels de Polynesia, and Bettoja Hotel properties in Rome and Florence, Italy to name a few.

Evelyn believes in giving back, so she devotes time to charitable organizations to assist them in raising contributions for their worthly causes. She assists "Meals On Wheels" and is a member of the MBWIB committee, which raises funds for MCHS senior girl scholarships and Beach Cities post breast cancer treatment. She is also member of Ka Ohana O Kaleponi (which she initiated in May 1990), LA PROST, So Cal. SITE, and MPI.

She enjoys entertaining friends and family, playing tennis, cooking, and relaxing in one of the special Hotels & Resorts within the portfolio. Evelyn resides in Manhattan Beach, CA with her husband Sam and sons Ryan and Dylan.



Melody Lewis
Regional Sales

Melody has a vast experience in the travel industry, having worked on the hotel and wholesale sides of the business for the last 16 years. For the last two years, she’s taken a short sabbatical from travel, developed her own company (which she recently sold) and is looking forward to returning to the industry she loves.  Her passion for the industry began as a flight attendant for American Airlines.

Melody Lewis

While working with the award-winning Hotel Hana-Maui for three years, she managed business development with extensive field involvement in all national, international and domestic Hawaii markets.  She was integrally involved in establishing monthly/quarterly sales strategies for resort operations. 
Melody also spent eight years working with Happy Vacations and Classic Vacations as DOS supporting the direct sales efforts of the regional sales staff of each respective company.  She worked with her team to manage and maintain top producing accounts and business development.  In addition to an abundance of other vital management duties, she personally participated in sales and strategy with each team member including sales calls, trade shows, marketing analysis and special events.

Prior to Melody’s years with Hotel Hana-Maui, Happy Vacations and Classic Vacations, she was a Regional Manager for seven years with the ever popular SuperClubs Resorts all inclusive properties throughout the Caribbean. Her success there groomed her for the roles she assumed at the above-mentioned companies.  

Melody graduated from San Jose State University in California with a Bachelor of Arts degree.   She has a talent and passion for floral design and event production.  In her free time she enjoys visiting tropical destinations with beautiful white sand beaches.  She has a wonderful husband, Ken, and two sons whom she adores.


LMG has established close relationships with affiliate companies who can assist with completing the full spectrum of services required by any current or potential LMG client.


KVD Communications

For more than 20 years, Kathleen Duda has brought intelligence, creativity and commitment to providing public relations, sales, marketing and promotional services to diverse clients in a variety of industries.

Beginning in 1983, Kathleen spent five years as an Executive VP at Shearson/American Express, holding supervisory positions in the Marketing, Incentives, and Corporate Events divisions. In 1988, Kathleen established

Kathleen Duda - KVD Communications

Marketing Solutions and began providing similar services to corporations and the travel industry. She generated marketing and communication strategies and served as a consultant to tourism and trade offices (including those of Egypt and Morocco that were developing new approaches for the American market).

In the years since, she has developed thorough expertise in luxury properties and international destinations, categories that overlap with the lifestyle products and services that were part of Kathleen’s earlier career experiences. She has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Morocco, Egypt, Australia and New Zealand.

411 Graphics

411 Graphics was started as a design boutique in 1989. Over the past two decades, Art Director LuAnn Roberto has brought her distinctive graphic style to a wide range of high-profile creative projects. She has designed numerous corporate brochures, logos, magazines and other promotional materials operating from her state-of-the-art studio in Southern California. LuAnn has provided design services for

Fortune 500 companies as well as some of Southern California's most famous film and television studios. Previously, LuAnn was a creative director for a graphic design subsidiary of Saatchi Saatchi, an international advertising agency.

LuAnn is probably best known for her incredible, authentic Italian tomato sauce, the recipe for which is her most closely guarded secret.


Busy Avenue, Inc.

Busy Ave, Inc. offers marketing strategy and communication services for startups and established firms in the South Bay. As president/CEO, Nicole Larsen focuses company efforts on creating a brand image that will stand out in today's crowded marketplace. Services offered include marketing plans, email marketing, web design/editing, logos, business cards, brochures, illustrated books, etc.

With an MBA from Pepperdine University, Nicole has developed marketing plans for the LA Times Travel section and Time Warner's In2TV.com video download site. Previously, Nicole was Director of Marketing for a youth sporting events company, JAMZ Inc. She also worked at Rubin Postaer & Associates ad agency negotiating broadcast and cable television for luxury automotive clients.