As the founder and director of Bridge Art, I was responsible for the brand invention and implementation of a company that in its first year generated in excess of 2 million in gross revenues; oversight of a staff of 15; management of monthly expenses averaging $35,000+, including 401k retirement programs, payroll, a Blue Cross/Blue Shield health care employee benefits program; worked closely with city government to provision non-traditional sites for expositions that required inspection, permitting and fire code approval for special use; organized infrastructure for expositions with individual budgets in excess of $500,000. Traveled extensively to Japan, the UAE, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Ireland, the UK, France, Canada and the frequent triangle of New York, Florida, Los Angeles for client solicitation and acquisition. Oversaw individual client special dispensations agreements in excess of $50,000. Solicited and executed sponsor packages in excess of $20,000 buy-ins with major corporations including L'Oreal, Mexican Tourism, Red Bull, and corporate social-media clients. Oversaw outreach and coordination with major news media outlets in coverage of Bridge events, including Artforum, The New York Times, Artnet, The Financial Times, The Huffington Post, The Times of London, The Art Newspaper, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Art In America, Time Out NY, Chicago and London, The Gawker, ARTINFO, Flavorpill, The Chicago Tribune, NYFA Current, The Frankfurter Algemeine, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Village Voice, Monopol, and numerous other news media, art publications and countless blog, podcast and small press publishing outlets throughout the years.