Robin Lickliter – Senior Vice President at Sparks

Lead by example, be a team player, and exercise accountability. Robin Lickliter is the senior vice president of events at Sparks, a global brand experience agency. Robin has been with Sparks for more than 10 years, and in that time, she’s established events as a full-service offering. She’s responsible for leading the event division, overseeing […]

Brandon and Brandi – Founders of Posh & Private Event Design

[quote style=”boxed”]Read, read, and read some more! [/quote] Founded by husband and wife team, Brandon and Brandi Carson, Posh & Private Event Design is a boutique special event firm providing event design, planning, and consulting services to clients nationwide. For their social clients, they focus on milestone celebrations, with an emphasis on Vow Renewals. And for […]

Robin Farmanfarmaian – Executive Producer of FutureMed

[quote style=”boxed”]I love to be productive and make a difference. To me, there is no “worst job.” Everything contains an opportunity. You just have to recognize it.[/quote] Robin Farmanfarmaian, a major driving force behind building the successful medical conference at Singularity University, FutureMed, has spent most of her career focused on making a positive impact […]

Karen Perry-Weinstat – Founder of Event Journal

[quote style=”boxed”]Question everything but – at the end of the day – believe in yourself and believe you can do it (whatever that is.) Positive attitude radiates and attracts staff and clients who buy into that energy.[/quote] Karen Perry-Weinstat is founder of Event Journal, Inc., a full-service marketing company for fundraising events. She created the […]

September Dohrmann – COO of CEO Space International

[quote style=”boxed”]Be as clear as you can about what the bigger picture is for you. It will change as you grow, and when it seems like what you’re doing isn’t working, refocus your picture again.[/quote] September Dohrmann is the COO of CEO Space International. Her role in the company encompasses rebranding, HR, office management, and […]

Rhys, Scarlett and Sarah – Founders of Social Rehab

[quote style=”boxed”]Stay humble, you’ll make more connections, get more references and be looked upon more kindly by your peers.[/quote] Hailing from London, Australia and Singapore, these twenty-somethings first met as participants of the BBH Barn (Asia-Pacific) 2012. From there, Rhys, Scarlett and Sarah set out to “do something good, famously” – and that’s how Social […]

Matt Rutter – Co-founder of GrapeVibe

[quote style=”boxed”]I would have started earlier. It’s really time consuming to try to create a startup while working full-time. I wish I could have taken some time off right after college and fall back on a job if things didn’t work out.[/quote] Matt Rutter, a Massachusetts native, is just beginning to hit his entrepreneurial stride. […]