Summary

Innovative, motivational leader with 10+ years of experience in the entertainment, corporate and network production sector delivering exceptional events that engage customers and drive sales growth.

Credits

8/17 – 12/18

Production Director TEDxWillowCreek

Live Event — TED Conferences Details
8/17 – 12/18

As a TEDxWillowCreek organizer, was responsible for featuring live talks that brought valuable and sustained insights to the audience, accountable for bringing attention to undiscovered voices in the community. Conceptualize and prepare creative proposals customized to individual client's needs and requirements. Key liaison between client, in-house designers and other 3rd party vendors leading up to the event, ensuring that both client and event requirements are met. To project manage the workflow, logistical support and timeliness of the delivery for projects undertaken.

3/10 – 6/16

Production Coordinator (Advance Associate ) Events outside White House w/ FLOTUS

Live Event — The White House Details
3/10 – 6/16

Seamlessly planned and executed appearances and speaking engagements for FLOTUS, both professional and social while managing budgets for events with up to 50 – 25,000 attendees. Oversaw a team of vendors and event contributors including entertainers, photographers, caterers, and AV technicians. Facilitated event management by recognizing logistical difficulties and quickly determined effective solutions. Engaged and inspired others to volunteer their time and resources, often on short notice.

12/15 – 2/16

Production Coordinator The 58th GRAMMYs Awards

CBS — Live / Special Event (TV) — AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC Details
12/15 – 2/16

-Handle and reconcile Petty Cash -Travel crew from location to location -Book locations -Work with Producers on Schedule -Book crew lunches

3/14 – 2/15

Production Manager (Event Planner ) PCMA Convening Leaders

Corporate — Professional Convention Management Association Details
3/14 – 2/15

Built and managed rapport with corporate clients so as to ensure optimum customer satisfaction, while managing community service projects, fitness programs, PCMA Education Foundation fundraising events, specialty receptions, conference and VIP transportation management, signage, staff travel/housing and staff-related training/instruction (staff manual). Responsible for conducting site visits for evaluation and planning purposes. Served as Senior Meetings and Events staff in the Chicago headquarters office, served as liaison with other PCMA teams on a regular basis to represent the Meetings and Events team.

Recos

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Education

Class of '07

Illinois State University

Event Marketing

Skills

  • Producing
  • Event Planning
  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Office Suite