Hannah started her live events career with a business degree focused on sports, events, and tourism marketing from Montclair State University. While in school, she enjoyed the quick commute into New York City and took on production assistant roles for non-profit and sporting events. Now based out of Austin, her current role focuses on festival ticketing. Whether working as a guest services producer or client operations manager, she enjoys the problem solving that comes with a career in live events. Hannah was inspired to create BOH as a place to connect and educate aspiring and seasoned event makers.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jessie studied communications at the University of Michigan while he ran a custom merchandise business and helped launch a local chapter of Sofar Sounds. Since graduating, he has spearheaded festival transportation programs, managed culinary programs, and provided operational assistance to festivals nationwide. In creating BOH he set out to enable live event professionals to grow professionally, stay inspired, build community, and foster success more efficiently. He hopes the ripples of knowledge shared at BOH will ultimately help the live events industry improve and innovate amazing experiences for fans around the world.
Sally is an event executive with over 15 years of experience producing marquee events in the entertainment and sports industries, including music festivals, MMA fights, expos, triathlons, hot air balloon festivals, and more. With a strong background in operations, festival direction, customer experience, ticketing, and leadership, Sally believes BOH is the perfect place for live industry professionals and those who are curious about the industry to get relevant news and knowledge from their colleagues. She is a graduate of Colgate University, lives in New Jersey, and enjoys the views from above while flying her hot air balloons.
New York native, Victoria began her live events career in professional baseball, while also working in festival production. Over the years, her love for the live events industry vastly grew, bridging a gap between live sports & live music. Alongside her extra-large dog, Boomer, Victoria recently moved to Nashville, joining Live Nation’s music festival team, Country Nation. Whether at a stadium rooting for your favorite team, or at a concert jamming to your favorite band, creating that experience is what Victoria lives for & believes BOH is a great outlet for everyone in this live events world.
Lauren is a former live events promoter and communications director for more than a dozen live events across the country including music festivals, expos, food and wine festivals, and multi-city traveling events. Her focus is digital communications and marketing, and she has helped launch the digital assets for numerous live events. Prior to her time in the events industry, she served as the editor-in-chief for two lifestyle websites where she focused primarily on expanding and monetizing digital influence of brands. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and mom to two perfect puppers.
Planning events since she was 12, Addy has had a passion for event coordination and entertainment management her whole life. At age 21 she graduated with a B.S, and at age 22 she now has a M.S in marketing. Throughout college she worked as an event manager for UCF while also holding multiple marketing and social media positions. Her true passion however, is in music festivals where she’s worked for several years alongside her mentors at Insomniac. BOH connects her with these passions and inspires her to express doing what she loves and her excitement for the industry!
Based in Orlando and a University of Central Florida Event Management student, Elliott started her passion in live events by promoting local EDM events. She then took her promotional skills to the next level and began her career in social media and marketing for live events and music festivals across Florida, including Home Bass, Dirtybird CampINN, and Forbidden Kingdom. She now works alongside Iris Presents and Imagine Music Festival as their marketing coordinator. She is a part of BOH as a way to connect like minded individuals with music industry professionals who all have one thing in common, the love of music.
Born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan, Claudia is currently a rising senior at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor studying communications, business, and performing arts management. Ever since her time working at the local record store, Dearborn Music, she realized her desire to connect people with the music that they love. Now, she is the Talent & Concert Committee Chair for her student organization, MUSIC Matters, where she works with the talented artists of the Ann Arbor and Detroit areas to organize live shows for the community, as well as their annual spring festival. She has a strong interest in artist development and talent agency and is excited to pursue a career in the music industry after graduation. At BOH, she hopes to continue to learn as much as possible about the live entertainment industry and make connections with her team members.