Valerie McSorley

Director of Development

Valerie McSorley is a Special Event Producer with over twenty years of industry experience. Her diverse event portfolio includes conference production, meeting planning, trade show coordination, golf tournaments, fundraising galas, product launches, corporate and non-profit events. She launched Avant Garde Events, Inc. in 2002.

Valerie loves to connect brands to their target demographic through live events. By harnessing the power of the personal connection, she connects organizations and individuals to new clients, sales opportunities, strategic partnerships, media interviews and new job opportunities. She developed a patent-pending formula to leverage connections into meaningful, measurable results. Valerie is passionate about bringing new ideas to life and believes that strong women lift each other up.