Current Job Title: Event Sales & Business Development Manager
Current Job Description: Develop a rapport with new clients, set targets for event sales and provide
support that will continually improve the relationship between clients and all of New Waterloo properties.
How long have you been at your current job? 2 years in March 2017
Please list some previous experience you feel has helped you prepare for a career in the events
Senior Event Producer at Kennedy Creative Events from 2010-2015
Earned my DMCP in 2013
What’s your favorite thing about the event industry? Austin’s event industry is like no other and I love
the comradery between event professionals in such a busy city. Although we are all competitors in ways,
we (event professionals) treat each other as partners and help each other out by sharing insight tips,
experiences and even send each other referrals!
Why did you join ILEA? To get more involved in the event community and learn more about industry trends!
What have you enjoyed the most about ILEA? Vendor relationships
Best advice you have for others or have been given? Stay connected and be friendly- we are all out there
fighting the good fight and there is plenty of business to go around!
Favorite thing to do when you are not working? Nap!
Most Recent Vacation Spot? Tulum, Mexico
Favorite Austin Experience? Homeslice Pizza, SOCO Shopping/Strolling Favorite Austin Restaurant/Hang
out spot? Favorite food? La Condesa- best margaritas 🙂 Homeslice- my favorite food is Pizza
Any mentors or people who inspire you, you look up to – industry or non-industry? My parents- for their
extreme kindness and passionate work ethic.
NOW FOR THE FUN QUESTIONS –
What is the neatest place you have ever visited? Waipio Valley Lookout, Hawaii Island- black sand
beaches and wild horses!
If you won a million dollars, what is the first thing you would buy? Invest in a vacation property
somewhere- most likely California!
Who / What is your dream client or event? Producing the Grammy’s or ESPY Awards!
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Ireland
What is a unique fact about you? I’m only 5’1” tall and played volleyball in college!