If you’re an entrepreneur looking for some inspiration, Jenn Maggiore is the perfect person to help. The 35-year-old Scottsdale resident is the owner of Red Balloon, a business consultant company with a strong focus on digital marketing. Maggiore does everything from coaching business owners to marketing for non-profits, as well as lending her public speaking skills to conferences and local news outlets. Maggiore is putting on the Always This Good Live conference Saturday, September 21, where she’ll be hosting a bevy of inspirational speakers who will be sharing their business expertise with local entrepreneurs. Keep reading for what got her interested in consulting and marketing, and scroll down to hear Maggiore say five reasons why she loves living in the Valley.
What brought you to Arizona?
My high school sweetheart, Joe. He graduated the year before me, and we didn’t talk for five years. I found him on a high school reunion site, he sent me a plane ticket, and we had a great week together. He asked if I’d ever consider moving away from Florida, so I went home and told my parents I was dropping out of college, breaking the lease on my apartment, and moving 2,000 miles away. My mom always loved Joe, but my dad wasn’t so thrilled. It all has a happy ending, though. Joe and I got married, and most of my family followed me out here to Arizona. When can I say, I’m a trendsetter. Continue reading