Adaptive, self-directed and resilient problem solver who drives adoption of new ideas, and sets new
standards for excellence in an intensely competitive industry.
Extensive calendar management, strategic planning and high-level communications and reporting for
global business units and C-level executives.
In progressively senior-level roles, led meeting design at Ketchum, and spearheaded hundreds of
worldwide events for executives and stakeholders across functions and geographies.
Budgeting & Expense Reporting – Managing Customer & Supplier Relationships - Executive Presentations
Confidential Projects & Communications – Domestic & International Travel – Building Consensus
Global Meetings & Trainings – Corporate Communication & Positioning – Project Management
COMPANY, INC., a subsidiary of Company
Global Public Relations & Marketing Firm with 23 Offices & 46 Worldwide Affiliates
VP, Meeting Design (YYYY – YYYY) | Director, Meeting Planning & Special Events (YYYY – YYYY)
Partnered with the Global Director of Organizational Development, and powered meeting execution for internal
events across every practice area, including Partner meetings, Event, and various on/offsite programs. Aligned
meeting experience to executive strategy and long-range goals, and seamlessly managed every detail through a
network of high-value partners and vendors around the world.
Established the value proposition for high-profile meetings and delivered immersive experiences.
Cultivated relationships with DMC/venue management in the US, Canada, Caribbean and Europe.
Managed a global meeting portfolio, with budgets ranging upwards of $1.5M, for 30 to 120 attendees.
Project Manager (YYYY – YYYY) | Executive Assistant to Senior Partner (YYYY – YYYY)
Planned and executed meetings while providing comprehensive executive support to the Senior Partner, now
CEO of Company. Negotiated and set expectations with an extensive network of production, transportation, food
& beverage, transpiration, security and housing vendors.
Devised platforms, protocols and benchmarks to assess meeting effectiveness, evaluate opportunities for
improvement, and bolster consistency with corporate strategy, mission and vision.
Performed extensive calendar management, domestic/international travel planning, and high-level
project work for the Senior Partner.
Negotiated time with internal/external executives, managed multiple competing priorities, and served
as a sounding board on complex decisions.
COMPANY, INC., now part of Name of Group, City, State
Chief of Staff to the Vice Chairman (1996 – 1998)
Managed day-to-day operations of the executive office for Company Worldwide, a newly created division of
Company. Partnered with corporate communications leadership to guide messaging and tone for companywide
communications, and provided approvals on behalf of the Vice Chairman.
Worked cross-functionally with department heads across the organization to monitor progress against
high-level deliverables, and reported to the Vice Chairman on roadblocks and opportunities.
Board of Directors liaison; managed monthly meeting development, developed talking points, created all
meeting materials, and ensured speaker preparation.
Served as a trusted advisor and sounding board for complex, sensitive initiatives with enterprise impact.