Aventri Affinity Podcast: Episode 1

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

In our first episode of Aventri's (formerly etouches) Affinity  Podcast series, John Kearney, Aventri's Director of Go to Market Strategy interviewed Clarisa Ramos Kearney, the Development Events Coordinator at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. 

In today's episode, Clarisa shares what it takes to plan and coordinate the PSO's largest fundraisers and events from a pre, during, and post event perspective.


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What You'll Learn

How the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra runs their events

What the PSO does to keep attendees coming back to their events year over year

Best practices used by the PSO for pre-event, during the event, and post-event

The "make or breaks" of a successful (or failing) event

About the Presenters

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John Kearney

Director of Go to Market Strategy, Aventri (formerly etouches)

John Kearney is Aventri’s Director of Go To Market Strategy. He is focused on understanding our customers and our market and ensuring the organization is set up to serve both.  Prior to Aventri, John spent 6 years with SBI, a management consulting firm focused on driving revenue through sales and marketing alignment. With an undergrad degree and MBA in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame, John is a proud ‘Double Domer.’  He’s got a beautiful wife and 2 young boys, with a baby sister on the way.
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Clarisa Ramos Kearney

Development Events Coordinator, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Clarisa Ramos Kearney remembers helping her mother set up for her first event at the age of 5. Event planning is in her blood. Now as the Events Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, she is able to use her love of all things event planning to support her love of music. Specializing in fundraising events and donor thank you events, Clarisa understands the work that goes into selling an event before it even takes place. Pulling off a creative and beautifully executed event is the icing on the cake!