Jeff & Lisa Ware – a husband and wife duo discuss bringing perspective from different backgrounds to produce spectacular events focusing on sales, operations and the comedy of collaborating with your spouse.
Catering will be provided by Together & Co. (Formerly Two Caterers)
Parking available on site.
Jeff – Everything I know about events, I learned in the events industry.
Jeff Ware has always been fascinated by large events; the thrill of watching 1,000 plates being plated and served in 15 minutes hooked him at an early age. Gifted with a natural business sense, perseverance and a wicked sense of humor, Jeff brings a truly unique perspective and energy to Catering by Michaels as their Director of Operations. Jeff is also a Senior Consultant with Certified Catering Consultants, a team of seasoned experts each specializing in a specific area of the catering industry. Jeff’s technological expertise is unsurpassed in the consulting for caterers universe.
Lisa – Everything I know about events, I learned in Kindergarten
Currently the Director of Business Development at Catering by Michaels, she came to Chicago via Indianapolis and has never looked back. She has spent the last five years building her personal brand and developing lifelong relationships in the Chicago events world. While juggling an impressive portfolio of corporate, social and headliner events, she has also held a position on an International Live Events Association (ILEA) Chapter Board for 8 years and most recently finished her second term as Chicago Chapter President. Lisa was recognized in August 2018 as a member of Connect Association magazine’s “40 Under 40.” (https://www.connectyourmeetings.com/feature/lisa-ware/).