Tess is Tech Whisperer with DAHLIA+
AGENCY and Speaker. She is also, Co-Founder, International Blockchain Events Association (IBEA), an organization charged with bringing awareness, synergy, and inclusivity to the Global Blockchain Events Industry. She is the former Senior Event Lead, Atlanta Botanical Garden, and Conference Center Manager, Atlanta Technical College; where she served on the President's Leadership Team.
Tess is a CMP (Certified Meeting Professional), DES (Digital Event Strategist, stage manager for TEDxPeachtree (9yrs); “Meetings Trendsetter 2014” & awarded the GaMPI Shining Star Award. She was featured in the Connect Meeting Intelligence Magazine’s article, entitled “How I Work: Tess Vismale on Executing Events.” She has presented for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE); Who’s Who in Black Atlanta, Connect’s Collaborate & Diversity Marketplaces; and PCMA’s Convening Leaders Conference, on tech tools and social media for event and fundraising professionals.
A native Chicagoan by way of Atlanta, she holds a BA from Spelman College enjoys social media, creative visionary thinking, tennis & watching mixed martial arts (MMA).