Lanna Thompson is going to share how she takes her clients' inboxes to zero, and how you can learn to do that yourself and get some stress relief — especially now that everyone is virtual, and there are so many emails flying into our inboxes.
Lanna Thompson is the Co-Founder & CEO of VEA Office Professionals Inc., a virtual Executive Assistant and Bookkeeping company servicing clients across Canada and the United States. She is a graduate of the Haskayne School of Business and has numerous accreditations in sales, marketing and administrative fields.
Prior to starting VEA, Lanna spent 15 years in the corporate world in various systems administration and sales and marketing capacities. The last of her roles was as the Director of Marketing, North America for a large marketing corporation. Lanna worked closely with the leadership team to help them grow the company from a $5,000,000 Calgary-based operation to a $100,000,000 world-wide organization with locations on 5 continents. She was an integral part of this growth, using her experience in not only sales and marketing but also systems development and integration, as well as transition and change management.
An active community advocate, Lanna served on the Marketing Committee for Mount Royal University and was pleased to work with the Calgary Chamber of Commerce on the selection committee for the Distinguished Business Leaders award. She has helped several animal rescue organizations by fostering dogs and even transporting dogs in need out of impoverished countries. She is also an active member of the worldwide Entrepreneurs’ Organization.
In her spare time, Lanna enjoys travel, great food and wine, and outdoor activities with her 2 dogs and her husband and business partner, Nick.
Founder and CEO of the innovative digital marketing software company, Spartan Spark, Dafne Canales Lees has earned her reputation as the Data-Driven Digital Storyteller. Her 7-Second Trust Formula uses behavioural marketing strategies to create client trust via digital marketing platforms for a more personalized user experience that translates into additional sign-ups, sales and increased profits.
A member of the Neuromarketing Business and Science Association and the Society for the Advancement of Behavioural Economics, Dafne travels monthly to California to attend meetings with her advisory board. A sought-after speaker and facilitator, this creative innovator never stops giving of her time and talent, even teaching corporate in-house marketing teams the latest digital marketing strategies.
“After being frustrated with other service providers. Spartan Spark got our website up and linked to a payment system over just a weekend.” -Patricia Marin - Calgary Family Services