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Tagged: 10 questions
by Noemi Kis, an EO San Diego member and president of Western RO, Inc.
Combining passion with purpose is at the crux of every entrepreneurial dream. For Noemi Kis, making a mark is a part of her day-to-day operations as the founder of Western Ro, a wholesale distributor of water filtration products.
Tatiana Byron is an EO New York member, founder of The Wedding Salon and president of 4PM Events, a dynamic, full-service special events company, concentrating on high-end weddings, charity fundraisers, private parties, fashion shows, corporate functions and luxury bridal shows.
1. How did you get involved in the event-management industry?
I attended Boston University on an academic scholarship, but I still needed additional funds for ordinary living expenses. I initially worked at Smith Barney, cold-calling for a stock broker, but I thought that I was being underpaid and overworked.