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Jim Boardman

Jim Boardman

About Jim Boardman Jim is Founder, Managing Partner, and CEO of Venue Logic.  He is a veteran with 30 years in the event business as a chef, caterer, and multi-business owner.  He is also a lover of DIY and an avid painter/crafter with a passion in sharing new and noteworthy information on all things ‘events’.

Kate Gueorguieva

Kate Gueorguieva - Venue Logic

About Kate Gueorguieva Kate Gueorguieva is a Partner and specializes in Operations and our Beverage Program. Because of her prior experience in the food operations industry, she applies best practices for her clients.  Eager to share her talents, her warmth and sense of style is apparent in the events she produces AND her love of […]

Gretchen McGinn

Gretchen McGinn

About Gretchen McGinn Gretchen McGinn is our Sales Director.  She is our expert in relationship and partnership development and ensures that client’s dreams become a reality. With her prior corporate background in the U.S. and Europe, she has honed her skills as a professional connector.  Building on that, she has launched McGinn Premier Services, planning […]

Astra Gamsjaeger

Astra Gamsjaeger - VenueLogic

About Astra Gamsjaeger As Marketing Director, Astra has been instrumental in moving Venue Logic’s presence as one of the premier venue search, management and consulting companies in Chicago. Using her previous corporate experience in relationship marketing for clients such as United Airlines, First Card Bank (Chase), and Ameritech (AT&T), she has drawn on those skills […]

Andrew Nyland

Andrew Nyland

Andrew got his start in accounting at Disney Studios in Burbank, working on “Pirates of the Caribbean 2 and 3”.  He ended up filling various roles in the film and television industry, taking him from Los Angeles to Washington DC and New York City, where he would one day wake up to find himself enrolled […]