Meredith began her career with Event-Pros shortly after graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in Business Marketing. Initially, hired as an Administrative Assistant she supported the executive staff while learning the trade show industry.
However, her skills to develop and maintain relationships with the Event-Pros talent quickly earned her a position as Talent Director where she worked closely with our Regional Directors and nation-wide talent.
But, Meredith's ambition did not stop there. Her ability to identify and meet the needs of both clients and associates earned her another promotion this time to Director of Operations in 2005, followed by President, and eventually landing in her current role as an Owner.
Along with Jacki, Meredith is part of the new driving force behind Event-Pros and key to our client's success.
With over 15 years of working trade show, special event and corporate events for several companies, Jacki has worked in every capacity from product specialist, facilitator, demonstrator, narrator, manager to translator at various shows around the world. Her professionalism and attention to detail has garnered the respect of numerous clients who now request Jacki personally. Jacki's special skills/talents include professional singing/entertaining as well as her fluency in other languages such as Italian and Spanish.
Her sales ability has also earned her the respect of many clients. Having become an Account Executive in 2010, Jacki has assisted at events in many cases as "additional staff" where she was responsible for negotiating deals and selling product. Her vast experience in the corporate environment and knowledge of event management is a great asset to the Event-Pros clients on a strategic level.
Today, Jacki has partnered with Meredith as Owner and as part of the new driving force behind Event-Pros.
Deanna is a Business Development Executive and Strategic-Sales professional, with 25 years experience working with Fortune 500 customers. She began and has spent most of her career working in the IT industry, specializing in Services and Consultative Sales. She has honed her skills in understanding customer requirements, mapping skill sets and talents to individual projects as well as identifying and designing solutions that fulfill customer needs, ultimately resulting in client success. Her focus and success center on her ability to cultivate and maintain long-term customer relationships. These relationships range from project staff to C-level executives. Deanna has been recognized as a top performer numerous times. Striving to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction is her ultimate goal.
Over the last decade, event marketing has become one of Jess's passions. While studying both Marketing and Biotechnology, she also stacked her resume with acting, public speaking, and theater projects. As she has excelled in the event marketing field from brand ambassador to team lead, product specialist to presenter, and event manager to talent coordinator, Jess has striven to maintain an excellent reputation with both her clients and her colleagues.
She has worked over 100 trade shows, varying from medical technology and engineering to action sports and video games. Jess was on the auto show circuit from 2010-2016, where she quickly rose to be one of the top leading team members. Her skills in organization, multi-tasking, computer technology, and client management make her transition into the role of Talent Coordinator a seamless one.
Event & Communications Coordinator
Emily was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, where she currently resides. She has a B.A. in Communication from University of California, Santa Barbara. While her studies in Communication have provided her with a strong foundation of interpersonal communication skills, it is through her experience in a variety of roles and industries that she has gained the most knowledge. She is an upbeat, educated and confident team player who truly enjoys working with others.
She has had the opportunity to work numerous events as both a company representative and event manager, which has contributed to her ability to succeed in the trade show and events industry. She is determined to provide top service while continually learning and growing in her current role and professional career.
Emily is passionate about victim advocacy and violence intervention and prevention, which she has been involved in for the past four years. She has taught self-defense classes throughout the Los Angeles area and has spoken about sexual violence issues on several television programs. She is outgoing, friendly and loves traveling and meeting new people. When she isn't working as the Event and Communication Coordinator for Event-Pros, you can find her planning her next adventure or trotting the globe with her backpack.
Elizabeth Bozzi started her career in theater at a very young age. Through her desire to gain more knowledge of the industry, she transferred her attention from theater to film production where she acquired a broad range of knowledge and experience. Her unparalleled amount of attention to detail and extraordinary organizational skills, allows her to seamlessly transition into the role of Operations Coordinator for Event Pros.
With over 20 years of experience in both Operations and Management, she is confident in her ability to help keep Event Pros running smoothly and will serve as a tremendous asset to the team!
When she is not working, she is a proud Mother, wine connoisseur, chocolate aficionado and loves meeting and bringing new people together!
Vicki originally started her career in the dental industry which spanned over 30 years. She started as a dental assistant and eventually worked her way up to both Office Manager and Accounting Manager. In these positions she simultaneously managed teams and oversaw the finances for multiple dental practices. Her extensive experience and acquired skill-set in both management and accounting make her an invaluable asset to both the Event-Pros and Accent Teams.
Her skill-set coupled with her creative, outgoing and personable demeanor, allowed for a seamless transition into not only her role as the Accounting Manager, but, the trade show and event industry as a whole.
Vicki enjoys hiking all over the Los Angeles area, attending a variety of shows and events with her friends, dabbling in all forms of arts and crafts, and spending time with her family.