Since joining Wachsman in September 2017, Fiona has established a reputation for providing first-class events support at some of the leading blockchain and emerging technology conferences around the world. With years of experience managing end-to-end events production services, from exhibition building to onsite management, Fiona is adept at actualizing her clients’ visions from conceptualization to implementation.
Fiona has a proven track record for securing high-profile sponsorship opportunities and speaking engagements at some the highest tier conferences around the world, including Consensus, TOKEN2049, MoneyConf, WebSummit, and Money 2020. While onsite, she is a go-to resource for a variety of production needs, successfully planning and executing fireside chats, panel discussions, and launch parties. Other areas of expertise include delegate services, venue sourcing, transfer and accommodation management, supplier management, contract negotiation, and sponsorship coordination.
Before assuming her role at Wachsman, Fiona spent more than four years planning and managing global events and conferences 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.
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.
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.
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.
Erica joined Wachsman in April 2019. Previously, Erica worked as an Account Manager for design and sourcing studio Harper+Scott, where she oversaw the creative direction, production, and delivery of branded merchandise for clients.
Prior to her time at Harper+Scott, Erica worked as CEO and Co-founder of IRL, a mobile app enabling users to seamlessly request professional introductions. At IRL, Erica spearheaded strategic planning for the company, creating a comprehensive marketing plan that included branded campaigns, partnerships, events, cross promotions, and social media.
Erica also worked as Manager of Event Partnerships for OneTable, an online and in-person hub for unaffiliated millennials looking to find and host Shabbat dinners. There, Erica built out an events program that attracted more than 5,000 participants to the platform.
In her spare time, Erica consults with Mrs. Dow Jones, where works closely with the CEO to develop social content for strategic partners.
Erica received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Culture from Indiana University.
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.
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.
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.