It takes a village

Meet the team

The humans that make it all happen …

 

Created by Freelancers, For Freelancers

Serena Baker

Conference Event Manager // San Francisco, California

Successful track record of managing large conferences end-to-end including: sponsor management, vendor and venue sourcing and coordination, event logistics and execution, budget management, event timelines, speaker and program management, and event measurement.

Passion for creating the best environments for face to face networking and learning opportunities.

Experience planning events for the staffing, banking, radio, hospitality and biotechnology industries.

Certified Meeting Professional as designated by the Convention Industry Council.

Emily Stringer

Project Manager // Reston, Virginia

Successful track record of managing large conferences end-to-end including: sponsor management, vendor and venue sourcing and coordination, event logistics and execution, budget management, event timelines, speaker and program management, and event measurement.

Passion for creating the best environments for face to face networking and learning opportunities.

Experience planning events for the staffing, banking, radio, hospitality and biotechnology industries.

Certified Meeting Professional as designated by the Convention Industry Council.

LaToya Williams

Conference venue // Buffalo, New York

Allow me to help you plan, negotiate and execute your most memorable, conference, retreat, seminar or event. From beginning to end I will ensure that your event details are kept a priority and that all aspects of contracting remains fair and just.

Cynthia Herring

Communication & Event Admin // Austin, Texas

Never one for conventionality, Cynthia has strived to live an adventurous and unique life; one she will look back on fondly.

From tour managing a rock band around the country to working for a ‘Big 3’ consulting firm, she has followed her passions and interests – reaching all ends of the spectrum – and turned them into work.

Cynthia has always been a freelancer at heart, balancing side gigs and creative opportunities throughout all turns, and is currently working as a Holistic Nutritionist, Registered Yoga Teacher, and Photographer.  

Moniek James

Social Media Strategist // Sierra Vista, Arizona

I help business and brand owners leverage technology and inbound marketing to be found online.

I am a multi passionate entrepreneur and Military Veteran with a passion for strategic planning and marketing with confidence.

The Confetti Collective LLC is a personal growth and development platform that empowers women and girls to intentionally create big, beautiful lives by sharing educational and inspiring media to encourage them to embrace what makes them unique and be a part of a confetti-filled “collective” aimed at feeling fierce every day of their lives.

My consulting brand, Renegade Creative Media Group, is a digital media and business development brand that helps purpose-driven business and brand owners leverage content clarity to build awareness, establish credibility and get paid online.

Mat Casner

Website Design & Development // Kansas City, Kansas

Creative entrepreneur and communication professional with 25 years of experience.

Redlogic Communications, Inc, is my freelance design & marketing studio, founded in 2006. I love serving businesses and entrepreneurs. I have had the pleasure of working for clients like Aflac, AND1, Chick-fil-A, FCA, Helzberg Diamonds, Sprint, plus hundreds more.

FreelanceEntrepreneur was born in 2016, which is where I coach and mentor other creative business owners and freelancers, including IGNITE Inner Circle, a platform for supporting and inspiring business owners.

In 2022, I launched the Purpose To Profit Design Business Summit which will host 25+ experts in a free 5-day event designed to help designers unlock their potential, leverage their creative purpose and build a stable and profitable design business.

I am currently on the leadership team for WordPress KC, past-president of the Kansas City chapter of the National Speakers Association and past-president of the National Board of Advisors for the Graphics and Imaging Technology School at Pittsburg State University.