I feel extremely lucky. Why? I’ve got an all star joining the Quixote Consulting team. I have a new corporate events manager to introduce to you – Jayne Hannah!
Jayne has been a dear friend for two decades now. We’ve worked together in different capacities on events hundreds of times. She has been managing corporate events for over 30 years and always leads with her heart. Jayne brings a level of caring, flexibility and attention to detail that is unparalleled.
She’s the best event manager I’ve ever met – and I’ve worked with hundreds. I’ve never met anyone with that unique skill of simultaneously ensuring that the logistical aspects of an event are perfect, of forging a strong, personal connection with each client and making sure everyone involves smiles and laughs along the way to the completion of an amazing event..
I hope you get to meet and work with her this year. We’re ready and excited to work with you.
Q and A With Jayne Hannah
What is the most meaningful part of your work?
I enjoy transforming our client’s expectations into the participants’ experience, and to see and feel that in action. There is nothing like seeing something being produced from the paper into the conference room, and to see the shift of energy and even perspective.
What is a great memory from a team building program?
A client contact who organized and participated in a charitable program, said to me at the end “I don’t want to leave this room, as it’s been such a positive experience.” She looked like a very happy child at the end of a “best day ever.” It was great to see such an uplifted face from a busy, successful CEO.
What quirky life experience(s) has been surprisingly helpful in your life and work?
Performing as Donald Duck in full costume – as it made me aware of communication and showing emotion through limited movement and without the use of your own voice and face.
Who is the most famous person you have ever met?
CHARLIE CHAPLIN – oh yes!!! He was in his nineties and in a wheelchair and I was a little girl.
What was your favorite childhood meal?
Steak and mashed potatoes.
Who would you most like to see in concert from the front row?
What is the best way to spend a rainy weekend?
With George Clooney.
What historical time period would you like to visit?
1920s for the jazz and gorgeous clothing.
When you were young what did you want to be when you grew up?
An actress or an air hostess.
What is one of your proudest accomplishments?
Being a care partner for my husband.
For what in your life do you feel the most grateful?
Friends and the ability to love.
If you could script the basic plot for the dream you will have tonight, what would the story be?
George Clooney, that’s all I can say.