BIO

laurenLAUREN GRAFER SCHWEIBOLD IS THE FOUNDER AND OWNER OF MADISON EVENTS AND HAS PROVIDED EVENT PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TO VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE LAST 20 YEARS.  IN 2000, SHE WORKED AS VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE EVENTS AT BEAR, STEARNS & CO. INC., WHERE SHE PLANNED THE FIRM'S LARGEST AND MOST HIGH-PROFILE CONFERENCES AND EXECUTIVE 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 THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES AS THEIR PHILANTHROPY EVENT DIRECTOR.


MRS. SCHWEIBOLD HAS ALSO PROVIDED EVENT-PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TO NUMEROUS NON-PROFITS INCLUDING BLUE ENGINE, THE RIVER FUND, THE CHALLENGED ATHLETES FOUNDATION, THE FORTUNE SOCIETY, MINDS MATTER, LIMPIA, ROTACARE, THE ROBIN HOOD FOUNDATION, FRIENDS OF FINN AND THE PENNSYLVANIA SPECIAL OLYMPICS. SHE ALSO ENJOYS WORKING WITH PRIVATE CLIENTS ON THEIR WEDDINGS, BIRTHDAYS, ANNIVERSARY EVENTS AND OTHER SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS.