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Eileen Manning

President and CEO

763-548-1301 (direct)

Who is Eileen?

Eileen Manning is a 30-year executive specializing in marketing and event management. She has served with a top advertising agency and spent over a decade in management at a Fortune 100 financial institution producing hundreds of business conferences ranging in attendance from 100 to 5,000; managing marketing services including communications, public relations, business television, video production, and graphic design; and directing an $11 million corporate travel department. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cardinal Stritch University, graduating magna cum laude, and earned an Audio Visual Technology Degree from Hennepin Technical College, graduating summa cum laude. Eileen has also completed additional advanced business courses from the University of St. Thomas.

When Eileen isn't steering The Event Group, she can be found captaining her boat from Lake Minnetonka to the Gulf of Mexico! She is an avid boater and an active member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. She is also a seasoned global traveler, with over 50 countries stamped in her passport!

Eileen's Specialties

  • Strategic Planning
  • Client Development
  • Relationship Building
  • Maintaining the Bottom Line
  • Haute Cuisine
  • Nautical Mischief