NAME: Jessica Morrow Halich
COMPANY NAME: Fancy Fluff
Current Job Title: Owner
Current Job Description: Fancy Fluff provides gourmet organic cotton candy catering
How long have you been at your current job? 1 Year
Please list some previous experience you feel has helped you prepare for a career in the
events industry? I’ve been in event production for the last 8 years
What’s your favorite thing about the event industry?
I always say I heart events and I do! What I love most is the camaraderie, the creativity and magic of creating a space for fun to happen.
Why did you join ILEA?
As a new business, it feels like THE place to be to meet any and everyone!
What have you enjoyed the most about ILEA?
Meeting new people and attending amazing talks & professional development.
Favorite thing to do when you are not working?
I’m an avid runner, Barre devotee, and I love a good Juiceland smoothie or book! If I’m not reading, playing with my kids, I love to visit museums, catch a good rock concert or learn something new!
Most Recent Vacation Spot?
France and Belguim
Favorite Austin Experience?
Saxon Pub, love a margarita on the Hula Hut or bourbon at Stephen F Austin. A hike on
the Greenbelt or swim at Deep Eddy
Favorite Austin Restaurant/Hang out spot? Favorite food?
Love happy hour at Roaring Fork or Eddie V’s as well as Quality Seafood. I’m a foodie and only dislike about 3 things I’ve ever eaten so no favorite food!
Any mentors or people who inspire you, you look up to – industry or non-industry?
Barbara Corcoran, Molly Ivins, Melinda Garvey, Angela Ahrendts
NOW FOR THE FUN QUESTIONS –
What is the neatest place you have ever visited?
History buff and did some private tours in Rome. That was pretty magical – to see the art and living quarters of antiquity!
If you won a million dollars, what is the first thing you would buy?
Probably a Tesla X and then invest the rest!
Who / What is your dream client or event?
Client – any party where people love cotton candy
Event – ACL!
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
What is a unique fact about you?
I played junior professional tennis and was ranked either #1 or #2 in my division