From a busser at a local restaurant to a Corporate Director for a national catering company, Jamie has built her career on a simple concept: Be kinder and work harder than those around you. She stands on the principle that a cheerful attitude is contagious, first impressions last forever, and hard work inspires others. Because of this, she is a natural leader. Jamie was voted 2017 Twin Cities Wedding and Event Professional to watch, and she shows no signs of slowing down. She has become a nationally known leader in the hospitality industry and has spoken at conferences and seminars around the country. Her current portfolio of exclusive venues includes 3 golf courses,4 museums, 1 coliseum at the state fairgrounds, 1 civic center arena, and 8 zoos. She has lead her sales and events team in several high profile events and galas around the country and has won several local and national awards for catering. Jamie is an influencer in the making with over 3000 Facebook Friends, 2000 LinkedIn Connections, 1500 Followers on Pinterest, and 5500 Followers on Instagram (and growing!) She is also an active member of NACE, where she serves as Vice President of her local chapter, ILEA, MPI, ICA and TCWEP Most importantly, Jamie is passionate about giving back to the community. Jamie sits on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Make-A-Wish Foundation where she also serves as the chair of the 2018 Wish Ball. She has been a member of the Steering Committee for both the Minnesota AIDS Walk and the Hospitality Center for Chinese Annual Picnic and Annual Gala. Along with two friends, Jamie began the "Establishment" for working women to network and grow. She is dedicated to helping women feel empowered and successful. While she specializes in working on event budgets, contract negotiation, and profitability - she knows that to be truly effective at this job you need to believe in beauty and love and a little bit of magic.