DeShawn Wynn, President of Wynning Touch Event Design, brings passion, commitment and more than 14 years of experience to every event endeavor. Her years of project management, event planning and grant writing expertise ensured the success of more than 50 conferences and specialty meetings and over 20 fundraising events. Career highlights include her award-winning grant proposal to the City of Compton that provided funds for a senior health care program; her inner city healthy heart restaurant initiative helped five restaurants adopt healthier menus and launched advertising and marketing plans and events that raised community awareness of local, healthier dining choices. Other notable accomplishments include managing a $25,000 budget for the coordination of a 12-month education program and culminating health fair for the Braille Institute.
Ms. Wynn is an active member of Meeting Planners International Southern California Chapter, where she was nominated for the 2010 Planner of the Year Award, awarded the November 2009 Rising Star Award, served on the 2009 Installation Dinner Planning Committee and the 2009 Western Education Conference Planning Committee. Ms. Wynn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and she earned her Certificate in Meeting and Event Planning from California State Dominguez Hills.