ABOUT

laurenLAUREN GRAFER SCHWEIBOLD IS THE FOUNDER AND OWNER OF MADISON EVENTS AND HAS PROVIDED EVENT PLANNING SERVICES TO VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE LAST 15 YEARS.  IN 2000, SHE STARTED HER CAREER AS A VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE EVENTS AT BEAR, STEARNS & CO. INC., WHERE SHE PLANNED THE FIRM'S LARGEST AND MOST HIGH-PROFILE CONFERENCES AND EVENTS. MRS. SCHWEIBOLD WENT ON TO ORGANIZE THE EVENT PLANNING TEAM AT KEEFE, BRUYETTE & WOODS, PLANNING SPECIAL EVENTS FOR KBW'S EXECUTIVES AND THEIR CLIENTS, AND EVENTUALLY JOINED GUGGENHEIM SECURITIES AS A VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE ACCESS & SPECIAL EVENTS.


MRS. SCHWEIBOLD HAS ALSO PROVIDED EVENT-PLANNING SERVICES TO NUMEROUS NON-PROFITS INCLUDING THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES, BLUE ENGINE, THE RIVER FUND, THE CHALLENGED ATHLETES FOUNDATION, MINDS MATTER, THE FORTUNE SOCIETY, ROTACARE, THE ROBIN HOOD FOUNDATION, THE AMERICAN RED CROSS AND THE PENNSYLVANIA SPECIAL OLYMPICS. SHE ALSO ENJOYS WORKING WITH PRIVATE CLIENTS ON SOCIAL EVENTS INCLUDING WEDDINGS, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, ANNIVERSARY EVENTS AND OTHER CELEBRATIONS. MRS. SCHWEIBOLD RECEIVED A BACHELOR OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATIONS FROM VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY AND SPENDS HER FREE TIME VOLUNTEERING AND PARTICIPATING IN ENDURANCE SPORTS.