Fiona joined Wachsman in September 2017, bringing a wealth of experience in delegate services, venue sourcing, transfer and accommodation management, supplier management, contract negotiation, and sponsorship coordination.
For more than four years, Fiona has planned and managed global, large-scale conference and events from San Francisco to Dubai. She previously held roles in event management agencies, working with clients in the corporate services, technology, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries.
Fiona holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Sociology from Trinity College, Dublin and a diploma in Experiential Event Marketing from Fitzwilliam Institute.
Maggee joined Wachsman in May 2018, bringing with her vast event management experience spanning the financial services, technology, and media industries. She specializes in vendor and third-party management, and creative strategy.
Maggee's event and conference management work as Director of Events of AFAR Media and as Associate Director of Events at Quartz was spread across four continents, most notably producing Quartz's global event series, "The Next Billion." Maggee’s portfolio also includes events planning for global organizations Barclays and Bloomberg.
Maggee holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies and Public Relations from James Madison University.
Pallavi joined Wachsman in February 2018. Pallavi’s event management experience spans corporate, tertiary, and public sectors. Pallavi began her career volunteering at exhibitions and events across Australia, before interning for a Sydney-based agency. Subsequently, she joined the marketing department of one of the country’s leading technology universities, managing a team of 40 to deliver more than 500 brand awareness and customer engagement corporate programs and events.
Pallavi holds a Bachelor of Management from the University of Technology, Sydney and a diploma in Business Marketing from Macleay College.
Tara joined Wachsman in May 2018. Prior to joining Wachsman, Tara was a Project Coordinator for global event management agency MCI. There, she specialized in event production and destination management.
Tara has a strong track record of working closely with her clients to create exceptional experiences, from intimate meetups and incentive trips, to large-scale launches and conferences. Tara’s client portfolio spans the financial services, technology, and pharmaceutical industries.
Tara holds a Bachelor of Arts in Television, Radio, and New Media Broadcasting as well as a diploma in Event Management and Public Relations from Fitzwilliam Institute.
Felicia joined Wachsman in May 2018. Felicia began her career in the fashion industry, working on public relations and events for a luxury watch and jewelry company. Her next role was in events and marketing at one of the largest travel companies in the world, where she developed an events program for their U.S. retail teams. In her past experience with events, she has managed and produced press conferences, expositions, and trade shows that spanned throughout the United States as well as internationally.
Felicia holds a Bachelor of Arts of Communication and Public Relations from Kean University.
Aaron joined Wachsman in July 2018. Most recently, Aaron worked as a Private Events Coordinator at Union Square Hospitality Group, where he assisted in tailoring events for clients, including private dinners, retreats, and corporate conferences.
Prior to his time at Union Square Hospitality Group, Aaron worked as a Public Relations Associate for CV Properties. There, he oversaw branding initiatives and led event production strategy for commercial development projects across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Aaron received a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Cultural Studies from Gettysburg College.
Josh joined Wachsman in July 2018. Most recently, Josh served as Senior Associate at Gerson Lehrman Group, where he worked with consulting and accountancy firms on due diligence projects based in Europe, Israel, and Turkey. He also worked as a Senior Promotion’s Assistant and Main M.C. for Radio Disney. There, he was involved with planning and hosting events for the radio station, as well as for Disney’s partner companies and subsidiaries, including Microsoft, Boeing, ESPN, Seattle Sounders FC, and the Seattle Seahawks. Josh also served in the U.S. Armed Forces for six years, deploying to Afghanistan in 2011.
Josh received a Bachelors of Arts in both Linguistics and Cultural Studies, and French and Francophone Studies from Seattle Pacific University, as well as a Master of Science in Management from Trinity College, Dublin.
Josh is fluent in English, Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Destin joined Wachsman in November 2017 after graduating from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and a minor in Event Management. During his third year at St. John’s, Destin made his shift to the events industry where he managed events and experiences for nonprofits and commercial organizations including Amazon, MAC Cosmetics, and Swarovski.
Mark joined Wachsman in January 2018. Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Exercise Management from University College Dublin and a postgraduate diploma in Event Management and Public Relations from Fitzwilliam Institute.
Mark’s event management experience spans sports, fundraising, and charities like Make a Wish, Suicide or Survive, and Chernobyl’s Children’s Trust.
Ashley joined Wachsman in March 2018. Ashley graduated from Syracuse University in May 2017 with degrees in Finance and Marketing. She interned with companies Bunk1.com, the Skimm, and Marketers Anonymous, which provided her with substantive experience in B2C marketing. Ashley also worked as a VIP Assistant at Live Nation, where she organized large-scale events for artists.