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Brianna Hess

Brianna Hess

Event Manager


New York, NY




"Show up."

Connecting with people -- at various levels, on various topics, and various times of the day.

Getting paid to talk
Career medium 06


Event Manager

Design and execute 50+ client workshops annually – contributing to $57.7M in sales and $205M in pipeline pursuits (FY14)
• Manage agenda – team with Executives to set objectives, design agenda, review budget, and prep presenters
• Manage content – team with marketing to create themes, design materials, order giveaways in line with corporate standards
• Manage logistics – team with external vendors, tech support, and facilities to ensure a seamless experience
• Manage support functions – quarterly prepare utilization metrics to assess education strategy and capability development

Select Event Experience:
• Lead brainstorming sessions with Client Executives to identify new ideas, prioritize investments, and strengthen concepts
• Facilitate workshops with Client Executives to align on a new vision, build a shared roadmap, or showcase technology solutions
• Host cross-client forums to share leading practices, case studies, and key trends on analytics, cloud, collaboration, and mobility



Management Consultant

Designed strategic solutions to increase the efficiency and effectiveness through various operations and platforms

Select Project Experience:
Finance Transformation – Global Medical Device Company
• Managed global reporting for program execution – including resource, technology, and process components
• Led Change Management activities – executed engagement plan, launched change network, drafted executive communications
• Facilitated setting FY13 $50M sales target with 10+ Executives and formalized Client Relationship Management strategy

Multi-Functional Transformation – Global Utility Company
• Supported process re-engineering efforts – analyzed span of control and performed a benchmark review
• Launched Benefit Realization Framework – designed and implemented metrics, reporting processes, and scorecards
• Tracked and reported the realization of $124.2M in annual savings from 50+ initiatives

Career medium 05


Senior Internal Audit Consultant

Evaluated current state processes for compliance and optimization as they relate to an internal control environment

Loyola University Chicago – Quinlan School of Business

B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting

• Graduated Magna Cum Laude; Cumulative 3.7 GPA; Dean’s List recipient for 6 consecutive semesters
• Awarded key to Loyola’s School of Business by University President for contributions in both leadership and scholarship

Education medium 01