A Myers Briggs test years ago suggested I pursue a career as a "minister, caterer, florist or funeral parlor director."
Although these careers seem diverse, they all require business savvy, flexibility, listening skills and an
My career as a Corporate Event Strategist began at Thomson Financial. I started in marketing and began planning trade shows and company parties. That led to product road shows, client conferences and annual meetings.
Over 15 years ago, after helping to build a small team, I left to launch Pinnacle Events.
Although a large part of my job is spent in calls and online researching venues and vendors, my favorite days are when I am working collaboratively with a team to bring an event to completion. It's exciting to see how the team's work and logistical planning (sometime years of work) culminates into an incredible experience for the attendees.
Lisa Pratt, Founder
Keep your face always towards the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you - Walt Whitman