Today, we spoke to two of our fantastic backers – Lauren Chumbley and Kristi DePew, co-owners of Eclipse Event Co, based in Austin, Texas.
By believing in The Apprentice Program, Lauren and Kristi are helping us make history and revolutionizing the events industry. Read our Intern Manifesto and stand strong with us: MENTORS and INTERNS, you both deserve better!
With over 15 years combined experience in the events industry, Lauren and Kristi plan events around their three pillars of excellence:
Honesty, Creativity and Resourcefulness
Lauren has been a member of the International Special Events Society, where she served on the Austin board for two years, while Kristi is currently a member of the Austin chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) and has just accepted a position on the board as the Fundraising Chair for 2016.
Check out their insider tips for making it big in the events industry, how their first year in business went and the biggest reason they supported The Apprentice Program’s Kickstarter campaign!
Lauren Chumbley (left), Kristi DePew (right) – Eclipse Event Co, Austin, TX