Emily Akhtarzandi, Managing Director of AtlanticLIVE, announced today that Lauren Evans will join the AtlanticLIVE team as Associate Director of Business Development. Lauren has spent the past six years with The Wall Street Journal, most recently as a Multimedia Account Executive. Evans will not only manage several clients in the DC area, but will also expand her portfolio to include the Southeast region.
This brings the AtlanticLIVE business development team up to five people, as Atlantic Media looks to expand their events operations. Akhtarzandi was herself hired recently -or rehired -in the newly-created position of Managing Director of Business Development and charged with cultivating new clients and event partners. She previously worked at The Atlantic magazine from 2000 to 2008, and helped develop Atlantic Media’s event business.
Evans’ first day will be February 10th. A big FishbowlDC congrats Lauren, and good luck on the new gig!