Lisa brings over 20 years of leadership and production experience to the team. She was the Senior Director of Events for Newsweek Daily Beast and live event producer for the brand’s signature event, Women in the World, a three-day summit at Lincoln Center with Hillary Clinton, Meryl Streep and Christine Lagarde. Lisa was a partner in The Usual Suspects, where she conceived and coordinated hundreds of events from outdoor concerts and festivals to Pope Benedict XVI’s State Visit to New York. Born and raised in New Orleans, Lisa studied art history at Yale.
David combines experience in architectural design and brand communications with an economics degree from Vassar College. He produced Cartier's Miami Design District store opening, launched the Range Rover Sport in Half Moon Bay with an off-road ride-and-drive, and orchestrated the Pirelli Calendar unveiling at the Park Avenue Armory. David led the opening of the new Whitney, managing eight events in 9 days, including sponsorship activations for museum partners Audi and MaxMara.
Formerly the Senior Director of Special Events at Barneys New York, Lauren was a member of the team responsible for the retailer's multi-year re-branding effort. She produced hundreds of events for Barneys’ brands, designers and partners including Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Isabel Marant, Proenza Schouler, Chloe, Anya Hindmarch, Jennifer Fisher, Isaia, Frédéric Malle, Victoria Beckham, Vogue and Vanity Fair. Lauren was also responsible for the renowned Barneys holiday window unveilings, collaborating with Baz Luhrmann, Lady Gaga and the Walt Disney Company.
Bronson has organized some of the most memorable and imaginative events of the past decade in locations all over the world. A founding partner of Van Wyck & Van Wyck and Workshop, Bronson is recognized as one of the leading authorities on hospitality and on the use of hospitality to achieve business objectives for brands. He worked for 15 years to save, design and build the High Line, volunteers at the East Harlem School at Exodus House, and is a trustee of the world famous Apollo Theater.