bomond | rendezvous

A series of monthly rsvp only events and a platform for like-minded individuals to connect and learn from each other.

May 17, 2018



308 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654
(private alley entrance)



Come and learn from our female panelists - game-changers and gate-crushers - who are boldly proving themselves and transforming the world. Get to the next level of
inspiration, motivation and empowerment!

What it takes to be a strong and effective woman here and now? Join us at Bomond Rendezvous as we welcome all-female panel to discuss the power of SHE, women in leadership, workplace diversity and how women can leverage their own influence to empower present and future generations


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Jessica Zweig
CEO of The SimplyBe Agency

Jessica Zweig is the CEO of The SimplyBe Agency, a premiere personal branding firm based in Chicago and serving clients nationally. She was named one of the Top Digital Marketers to Watch in 2017 by INC. The SimplyBe Agency helps its clients, ranging from corporate executives to politicians to entrepreneurs to spiritual directors, in becoming industry tho  ught leaders. She speaks and facilitates workshops and masterminds, teaching the power of personal branding to corporations such as Heineken USA, Red Bull, Chicago Tribune, Virgin and BBMC Mortgage Bank. A serial entrepreneur, she founded, Chicago’s leading lifestyle magazine for women for seven years strong, reaching 100,000 readers locally and partnered with over 100 national brands as clients. Jessica has been featured in Crains, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Suntimes, Refinery 29, Tasty Trade, BizTech Magazine, Today’s Chicago Woman, Michigan Avenue, NBC, ABC, FOX, WTTW, WCIU, CBS and more as a leading entrepreneur and personal branding expert. She has spoken on the stages of at Techweek, NEOCON, LinkedIn, The United Women in Business Foundation, 1871, Microsoft and more as an expert on entrepreneurship, digital marketing and personal branding.

Aleksandra Efimova
Founder of Russian Pointe

Aleksandra Efimova is the founder of Russian Pointe and Growing Through Arts, Chicago-based arts-oriented brands that provide dance supplies and educational products. Efimova grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia and moved to the United States as a young adult. She founded her first company while still in college, and is an alumna of Harvard Business School. In addition to managing her companies, Efimova chairs the Moscow Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and Illinois Senator Mark Kirk’s Eastern European Advisory Board. She also serves as vice president, Midwest, of the U.S.-Russia Chamber of Commerce and frequently hosts events promoting the arts, business development and international relations.

Sarah Kellogg
Program Director

Sarah Kellogg is a program director for Mabbly, a small West Loop-based digital agency. Sarah is a licensed attorney who (unexpectedly) jumped into startups after law school and fell in love with entrepreneurship and data-driven digital marketing. After serving as the director of marketing at LearnLeo, an early stage legal education startup, she joined Schiff Hardin as a member of the law firm's marketing department. She currently manages a five-client portfolio at Mabbly, leading client relationships and helping her internal team build beautiful, data-driven digital footprints for mid-market companies. She studied political science and history at the University of Michigan; earned an MSc in political philosophy from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and received a JD from Indiana University-Maurer School of Law. She lives in Bucktown with her boyfriend and Weimaraner.

Michelle McMahon
Freelance Sports Broadcaster
BTN, NBC Sports

Michelle McMahon is a freelance sports broadcaster. She is currently a studio show host, sideline reporter for all of college sports on Big Ten Network (BTN). She also serves as a studio show host and the sideline reporter for the Chicago Blackhawks on NBC Sports Chicago. Michelle began her sports broadcasting career in Chicago upon graduation from the University of Michigan as a volleyball analyst for BTN. She also worked various full-time sales jobs in Chicago, while also pursuing her passion of sports broadcasting. Hungry to break into the industry, she quit sales and leveraged her passion and knowledge for sports to grow into a bigger role as a sideline reporter, show host, and production assistant at BTN. She was then found and hired by the Carolina Hurricanes to serve as the sideline reporter and show host on FOX Sports Carolinas. After a year with the Hurricanes, Michelle was promptly promoted to the national stage with NHL Network, before returning back home to Chicago. While at the University of Michigan Michelle was also honored with the Mary Lou Butcher Equality in Journalism award for adamantly pursuing a career in broadcasting as a female.






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