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Jo-El Lacy

“I got the opportunity to have some really great mentors and folks that really helped me learn the job and learn how to be a good event planner before I got to planned an event.”
Jo-El Lacy, CMP is an accomplished Event Producer and Protocol Advisor with 18 years’ experience in the corporate, sporting and government industries. She is detailed orientated with strengths in event creation, execution and working with VIP’s and dignitaries.
Ms. Lacy has her Master’s Degree in Event Management and is certified by the Protocol School of Washington in International Business Protocol and Dining Etiquette. Some of her favorite events include the Presidential Inaugural for President Barack Obama, NATO Summit Chicago, SuperBowl, Kentucky Derby, McDonald’s Headquarters Employee Day, and Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.
She was recently named one of the Top 40 Event Planners over 40 by the Senior Planners Industry Network. Ms. Lacy has been featured in Chicago Woman Magazine with event planning tips as well as worked as an Adjunct Professor at Kendal College instructing Introduction to Event Planning. Ms Lacy is the owner of Lacy Event Consulting and resides in the United States.