Business Development Manager
What I do: I work with my clients and our team to create events that exceed expectations.
Why I love doing it: I love creating a memory.
What’s on my nightstand: A stack of unread magazines and my iPhone. I always have the best intentions when I renew my “Economist” subscription every year. Sadly, I just don’t think I’m quite that smart.
Craziest Hobby: Snapping instant Polaroid pictures. No filter needed.
Believe it or not: I grew up on a farm in the middle of Pennsylvania. Yes, I know how to milk a cow and make jam.
Guilty Pleasure: DVF wrap dresses. It’s an addiction.
Craziest hobby: Snowboarding
Believe it or not: I have 2 Bunnies, Maxx & Noelle
Guilty pleasure: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Favorite Thing to do outside of work: Garden/Cook
Embarrassing iTunes Purchase: Is not making a purchase embarrassing?
Business Development Manager
What I do: I work with an incredible team of creative professionals to produce memorable meetings, conferences and event experiences for our clients all over the world.
Why I love doing it: Every day presents new challenges + I get to travel
What’s on my night stand: A lamp + whatever I’m reading this week!
Craziest hobby: Drinking Wine…It’s a hobby and I’m crazy about it
Believe it or not: I came in 2nd in a national Dennis the Menace look-alike contest
Guilty pleasure: Star Trek or Mysteries at the Museum (any season, any series…I own it =)
Favorite Thing to do outside of work: Travel, Sleep and SOUL!
Embarrassing iTunes Purchase: Tori Kelley album (but she kills it!)
Director of Destination Management
What I do: Collaborate with my team in creating memorable, bespoke experiences in NYC
Why I love doing it: I enjoy taking care of people and I love details – this allows me to do both!
Craziest hobby: Kickboxing
Believe it or not: I auditioned for Teen Jeopardy
Guilty pleasure: Watching the “Real Housewives” franchise… Although it could be considered work/venue research if watching the NYC series
Favorite movie: The Godfather
Favorite food: Nachos with A LOT of cheese and toppings
Fear: A rat getting into the subway car… And then the doors closing behind it, EEK!
What I do: I work with an amazing team of creative professionals to produce memorable meetings and events for our clients, also known as our friends. Together we exceed expectations.
Why I love doing it: I love thinking big and creating the perfect solution to help our client meet their business goals
Pets: Sailor, Pete, Junior, Wheezer, Gus, Lucy, Ricky, Freddy, Skipper, Bucks, Poncho, Buddha, Peppy
Weirdest job I’ve had: School Bus Driver
Craziest hobby: I enjoy competing in local, regional and national rodeos on the amateur circuit.
Favorite thing to do outside work: Anything on the farm to include landscaping, riding horses and entertaining friends.
What I do: Based on our client’s objectives and direction I design, procure, craft and coordinate logistics to deliver an unforgettable experience.
Why I love doing it: The same reason I loved working in theater production: it is extremely satisfying to create meaningful experiences that guests and audiences will remember for years to come.
What’s on my nightstand: My favorite mid-century fiberglass gooseneck lamp, alarm clock, ear plugs, latest sewing project I hope to finish someday & the past 20 New Yorker Mags (I just can’t seem to keep up with them).
Believe it or not: My favorite season is Winter – the colder the better.
Pet: Wookiee, our Cairn Terrier Mix – AKA “The Wooks”; AKA “Alexander Wookieeton”
Home Town: Phoenix, AZ
What I do: I am the person who keeps control of the checkbook. No one can spend money unless they go through me.
Why I love doing it: I enjoy Bookkeeping, I get to utilize multiple skills simultaneously such as mathematics and problem solving. I love working at Fourth Wall Events because it’s an amazing company culture. Every day when I come to work I’m around my peers who have become an extension of my family.
What’s on my nightstand: A glass of water, my tablet, my Bible and The 7 Habits of Highly effective People by Stephen Covey
Craziest hobby: Reading and playing games
Believe it or not: I’m the mother of a beautiful 26 year old daughter (2016)
What I do: Design incredible experiences for amazing clients, and lead a team that I am exceptionally proud of.
Why I love doing it: I love imagining something that has never been done or seen before, showing a client how it can solve their problem, and then make it a reality. It feels like alchemy.
Year started working in the industry: 1921
Pets: Turtle names Baby Turtle. He is a turtle.
Favorite movie: Veronica Mars
What I do: On the side of designing and executing our engaging experiences, I add the icing on the cake on our marketing materials and event collateral with amazing graphics.
Why I love doing it: I am passionate about creativity, both within marketing and events.
Hometown: Uberlandia, Brazil. (Erm, no… We did not create Uber)
Favorite thing outside of work: Travel… I have visited 27 countries and lived in 4.
Weirdest job I’ve ever had: Giving demos of this ‘revolutionary’ hair curling iron.
Favorite place to vacation: I’m a beach-bum, so I love Thailand, Greece, and definitely Brazil.
Director of Sourcing & Meeting Planning
What I do: I’m the Director of Venue Sourcing & Meeting Planning – working to ensure we have a smooth process from inception through execution for all venue sourcing and meeting projects.
Favorite thing to do outside of work: I love to explore and find hidden gems (restaurants and bars) through out the world with my husband.
Embarrassing iTunes purchase: The Hannah Montana soundtrack – kept my 5 year old (at the time) cousin occupied and singing during a trafficy road trip together.
Favorite movie: Casino
What’s on my nightstand: No less than 3 water bottles at any given time, the first photo ever taken of me and my husband, head phones and my phone charger.
Guilty pleasure: Strawberry Ice Cream.
What I do: I do it all… Research, pricing quotes, on-site support and baking marshmallow brownies!
Home town: Summit, NJ
Pets: Ziggy the fish on my desk. I have killed seven fish, but Ziggy won’t be #8. He’s made of plastic.
Favorite food: EVERYTHING but especially right now pizza, burgers, and anything with ICING!
Favorite place to vacation: My lake house because it’s been passed down on my dad’s side of the family and it’s very special to us.
What I do: Plan and execute the ultimate New York City experience for our clients and their guests.
Why I love doing it: My favorite quote by Maya Angelou says it best, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” I love creating an experience that evokes a feeling that is everlasting.
Pets: Two Pomeranians – Nugget and Po
Believe it or not: I LOVE pandas!!! When deciding to get a new dog I purposely chose one that resembled a panda. I named him Po after Kung Fu Panda and the panda at the Atlanta zoo.
Guilty pleasure: Shoes, you can never have too many shoes.
Favorite place to vacation: Anywhere with warm weather and a beach.
Fear: Lizards, you would think after living in Florida for most of my life I would have faced this fear… instead I fled to New York.
Perverse or Embarrassing iTunes Purchase: I’m not going to lie, but you’ll find the Spice Girls on my iTunes playlist including some music from Emma Bunton (aka Baby Spice). They tell me what I want, what I really, really want, zigzag, ha!
Believe it or not: I’ve bought coffee for and had birthday cake with Golden Girl’s great Rue McClanahan.
Favorite Movie: On the Waterfront. I could have been a contender!
Weirdest Job: As a member of the St. Paul Winter Carnival Order of the Royal Guard I served as the Sergeant of the Guard protecting King Boreas from the evil Vulcans and their overthrow of winter. Okay it was an unpaid volunteer position for a year representing the city of St. Paul, MN but it was still a lot of work.
Fear: Squirrels, although I’m getting better. It’s a long story but you have one in your kitchen and you’d fear them too.