Industry Involvement

Memberships/Volunteer Positions 

Skip1.org Events Team

National Association Catering and Events (2015- Present)

International Live Events Association (ILEA- since 2005) Formerly known as International Special Events Society Member (ISES)

  • ILEA LA Immediate Past President (July 2016-June 2017)
  • ISES LA President (Jan 2015- June 2016)
  • ISES LA President Elect (Jan 2015- June 2015)
  • ISES LA VP of Marketing & Communications (2014-Jan 2015)
  • ISES Chicago VP of Programs (2011-2012)
  • ISES Chicago Board of Directors (2010)
  • ISES Chicago Chapter NICE Awards Co-Chair (2011)
  • ISES Chicago Chapter NICE Awards Committee (2009- 2011)
  • ISES International Professional Development Committee (2007-2009)
  • ISES Programs Committee (2005-2009)

SEARCH Board of Director (PR Co-Chair) (2005- 2012)

Notable Events, Honors & Awards

  • The Special Event Magazines “Top 25 Young Event Pros” (2015)
  • The Special Event Show Event Chair (2015)
    • Opening General Session
    • Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List 2015
    • Gala Ceremony
  • Producer of Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List (2011-2014)
  • Participate for Special Event Institute Online Course Materials (2014)
  • Nominated Producer for 2 Nominated Daytime Emmy’s (2013)
  • Speaker at Special Event Conference (2010- 2013)
  • Gala Nominee for Corporate Event Logistics (2014)
  • Quoted in Special Events Magazine (2011)
  • Producer of BizBash’s Top 100 Events: 1st Annual Fluerotica (2008)
  • Speaker for Providence Career Day (2008 & 2010)
  • Article in Special Events Magazine (2009)
  • Designs presented on Top Chef Season 7 (2007)
  • Event Solutions Spotlight Award Rising Star 2007
  • Quoted in Special Event Magazine (2007)
  • Article in ISES Greater Chicago Newsletter (February 2006)