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ILEA Board Member Spotlight!

 

Introducing another board member spotlight of the week, Jami Crouch! Jami is our VP of Membership. She is with Premier Transportation in Business Development / Affiliates.  Keep reading to learn more about Jami!

What do you specialize in?

Global Ground Transportation

 

How long have you been in the industry, and how long in your current position?

4 years, current position - almost 1 year

 

How long have you been apart of ILEA?

2.5 years

 

Why did you join ILEA?

To become more involved in the event industry in Indiana

 

What advice do you have to give to other event professionals?

Transportation should be secured as soon as you know you need it.  Transportation is limited to a vehicles availability.    

 

What is one thing people do not know about you?

My dream was to become a police officer.  I was accepted into the police academy.   

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ILEA Board Member Spotlight!

 

Introducing another board member spotlight of the week, Jessica McCormick! Jessica is one of our Directors of Program. She is an Event Designer with Eventfull Planning.  Keep reading to learn more about Jessica!

What do you specialize in?

Wedding and non-wedding social event planning and coordination

 

How long have you been in the industry, and how long in your current position?

10 years, in my current position for 3 years

 

How long have you been apart of ILEA?

2.5 years

 

Why did you join ILEA?

I joined ILEA for networking and education

 

What is the favorite event tool you use?

My phone!  (Email, call, social media, weather tracking, etc.)

 

What advice do you have to give to other event professionals?

Get involved!  

 

What is one thing people do not know about you?

I could never wear socks because my toes are partically webbed!   

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Behind the Scenes with Arthur Black

 

Arthur Black, the Drink Specialist, is with us once again to entertain and educate attendees on the history and science behind cocktails... It will certainly be a festive event with friends and industry colleagues. Cheers to that! Keep reading for a behind the scenes interview with him!

 

What does your company do and what makes is different than others like it? 

Wine and spirits distribution. Relationships with our customers.

 

What lead you to your current career and how long have you been in the field? 

Food and beverage is one of the most expansive areas of academia. You can eat and drink every day and never get sick of it. Just under 20 years.

 

What is your most memorable event/project? Why? 

When you’re paid to travel around the world to eat and drink, there are way too many to count.

 

What is one thing people do not know about you? 

I’m pretty transparent, too much so. 

 

If you were not in your current career, what would be your dream job?

Astro-physicist if I were smarter.

 

Anything else we should know about you? 

You love me or hate me. Not much middle ground.

 

Join us on December 13th at The Montage at 11:00am! 

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