For more than two decades David has put his creative problem solving and operational excellence to use creating award winning events around the world. Most recently, he has been a part of the teams challenged with high profile events for the Obama Administration, GE Digital Minds and Machines Paris, US China Climate Summit, and GE Sales Kick-Off. David’s reputation for making the seemingly impossible a reality has led him to be one of the industry’s most trusted advisors.

Prior to starting WEG, David spent years on the client side, contributing to brands such as Levi’s, Paramount Pictures, Deloitte, and William Morris Endeavor before moving over to the agency life where he gained experience working with world leaders and C-level executives from Fortune 100 companies. Having knowledge from both the client side and as an agency partner, David has a deep understanding of his client’s needs.

When David is not in the office or traveling for business, he can be found on his boat in Marina Del Rey.

Managing Director

With 20 years of event industry experience, Mary leads the WEG team in providing the best client service experience in the business.

What began as a job in off premise catering evolved into a career managing full-service events and logistics for corporate companies and experiential agencies. Through her agency background, Mary has had the opportunity to work with a variety of client types and events of all sizes and scopes including GE, Boeing, Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, and Obama for America.

A lifelong Chicagoan, Mary worked at Wrigley Field in high school and college and has a soft spot in her heart for the Cubs and the ballpark.

Chief Financial Officer

Sheryl is an accomplished executive and decisive leader with over 20 years of domestic and international experience in dealing with accounting, finance, financial statement preparation and all areas of accounting. She has proven success in merger/acquisitions, strategic planning, problem solving, budgeting and profitability within fast paced corporate environments.

After several years with Wattyl Paint Corporation as Chief Financial Officer–US, Sheryl altered her focus to that of a CFO Business Consultant, and used her talents, experience and vision to various business and organizations assisting them grow, prosper and achieve their respect goals.

The ultimate team player, Sheryl has proven to be an invaluable asset to each organization she touches.

Operations Manager

Lisa is a production operations manager with over 30 years of experience.  Her background spans the spectrum from media services including television production to event management. She has expertise in managing difficult situations and children from newborns to adults.  

In addition to managing day to day activities, including accounts payable, vendor relations and wrangling event producers she is a master of making nachos with limited tools and lots of imagination.  She believes ”obstacles are only opportunities to succeed”.

A true native Californian, Lisa loves skiing on its mountains or having her feet in the ocean.

Account & Project Manager

Erin’s passion for event management developed while she was a student, getting a degree in Communications, at the University of Central Florida. Upon graduating from UCF, she moved to Chicago where she began her career with an experiential marketing agency. Early on, Erin gained experience in the account management side of the business before moving into a production role, executing high level events around the world. Her experience and personality blend together to provide the best customer service, while always keeping a logistical eye on each project she manages.

Outside of her work, traveling, being outdoors and spending time with family & friends are at the top of Erin’s list.

Production Coordinator

A 2017 graduate of the University of Mississippi, Ashley interned for WEG summer 2016 working on projects for Mitsui at the New York Public Library and GE Digital Minds and Machines in Paris. Realizing it was a perfect fit, Ashley was asked to joined the team full time upon graduation.

Bringing a youthfulness and energy to the office every day, on the weekends Ashley can be found fishing and keeping up with her summer tan – and of course….explaining to all who will listen what “hotty toddy” means!

Our business is not about us, rather what we provide.

Wildman Event Group (WEG) is a full-service event management company that has perfected their ability to embody a company’s voice, as well as bring to life the brands they represent.  When entrusted with overseeing and executing complex events for discerning clients, being a strategic partner – an extension of the clients themselves – is the role WEG prefers.  WEG creates business solutions with an emphasis on engaging audiences through creative and unparalleled experiences that leave lasting impressions.