Jen Longawa Lauria, Vice President – With a background in radio as an on-air personality for Chicago’s Q101, and as a Music Director for AOL Radio, Jen is an expert at communicating with a target audience. Jen began her career in event and experiential marketing as a Sponsorship Activation Manager on the ”Warped Tour” and “The Beyoncé Experience” concert tour. Following the success of these tours, she founded Liquid Event Marketing Solutions with her husband, Antonio. She has managed numerous successful Chicago-based and nationwide programs for brands such as Armani Fragrance, L’Oréal, Burger King and Mitsubishi. Jen has a BS in Psychology and Interdisciplinary Minor in Women’s Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.