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LAI Names VP of Production and Director of Event and Client Services

Washington, DC, August 3, 2010—

Leading Authorities, Inc.(LAI), announced today that Kimberly Adomanis-Chomicz has been named vice president of production and Everette Stubbs has been named director of event and client services. Adomanis-Chomicz will lead large-scale event production projects for LAI, focusing on event strategy, planning, and logistics. Stubbs will lead a team of the industry’s top event coordinators, streamlining communication between talent and clients.

Adomanis-Chomicz will help clients create a customized environment for their events, using staging, set design, media production, and technical direction to elevate the content of the event. Stubbs, a veteran of the White House Visitor’s Office, will act as a liaison between clients and talent, ensuring logistics, schedules, and details are skillfully met.

According to LAI founder and president Mark French, the new hires will allow the company to serve its clients better than ever. “Our passion is producing great events. When we can attract top talent to help our clients respond to challenges, find solutions, and create dynamic and memorable meetings that generate results, we take action. Both Kim and Everette have strong experience and great enthusiasm for this industry and we are excited to have the join the Leading Authorities team.”

Before joining Leading Authorities, Adomanis-Chomicz spent more than ten years producing events for the Walt Disney Company, where she played a key role in the Entertainment Productions and Special Events Group divisions. She has also led events for government agencies and nonprofits, including the America Supports You Freedom Walk, Military Appreciation Day Concert at the Pentagon, and Joint Service Open House at Andrews Air Force Base.

Stubbs spent five years working at the White House, as deputy director for the Visitor’s Office and director of the Office of Presidential Messages. He was responsible for planning and implementing annual White House events, including the largest State Arrival in White House history for His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI with 12,000 attendees. Stubbs also served as liaison to special guests of the White House, the general public and Congressional offices.

For more information, contact Matt Jones at Leading Authorities at 202-783-0300 or visit www.leadingauthorities.com.

About Leading Authorities International

Leading Authorities, Inc. is a progressive event company with more than 20 years experience bringing the world’s leading speakers to top meeting venues, companies, and organizations from around the world. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm has offices throughout the United States and internationally in Singapore and London.

For more information about Leading Authorities, contact Matt Jones at +1 202-783-0300 in Washington, DC, or Steve Bagshaw at +44 207 849 6892 or steve@lauthorities.com in England. 

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