CXS| Arvest Bank Presents:Social Media 101 for your Small Business - LinkedIn
By popular request from Central Exchange members, and as a follow-up to the SoLVE IT! Workshop, “Social Media for your Small Business”, this class will focus specifically on how to use and optimize LinkedIn. Please come with your LinkedIn account already established and we will teach you tips and techniques on what to post, when to post and how to drive your business through LinkedIn. This class is ideal for small business owners, people working in a small business, marketing professionals and people who have only used social media for personal use and are in need of learning how to leverage social media for professional use.
Teddi is SoLVE’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.
Teddi deeply understands the needs and challenges of local small business owners. She identified a need for a new kind of consulting firm in Kansas City. So she created SoLVE.
Beginning her career as a Legislative Assistant in Washington DC, and she worked on multiple state and Presidential campaigns. After leaving the Hill, she became a lobbyist for Hallmark Cards and moved to Kansas City, where she led teams in product development, licensing, customer strategy, integrated marketing, advertising and promotions. She led strategic alliances with companies like Apple, Disney Consumer Products, American Girl, Starbuck’s and Major League Baseball.
Teddi’s commitment to community service is extensive, serving on several boards and Co-Founder of the National Race for the Cure in Washington DC.
Graduating from the University of Northern Colorado and also studying at the Oxford Pol University in Oxford, England. She completed a Masters in Political Science.
Teddi has 5 children all adopted from around the globe, a 2-year old great-niece that also lives with them and one great husband.
Aviva is SoLVE’s co-founder, President and Chief Operating Officer.
After almost 25 years of leading strategy creation and implementation, new product development, brand management, consumer marketing and organization re-design, there’s no marketing problem Aviva hasn’t SoLVEd.
Prior to SoLVE, Aviva was a partner with The Partnering Group and worked for Accenture. She’s consulted for blue chip companies including Nestle USA, Post Foods, Sara Lee, Kimberly Clark, LG Electronics, Bauer Hockey, 3M, Northwest Airlines and Fingerhut.
Before her consulting years, she was a senior leader at Hallmark Cards,She launched, grew and re-invented iconic marketplace programs partnering with many brands and retailers, like Disney, Starbucks, The Komen Foundation, Walmart, Walgreens.
Aviva is an accredited Angel Investor and the Vice Chair with the Women’s Capital Connection, an active member of the Central Exchange and is also on the Board of the Greater Kansas City chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP).
Aviva has a BA in Economics and Policy Studies from Rice University; MBA in Marketing, Management & Strategy and Non-profit Management from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Born and raised in Upstate New York, Aviva has made Kansas City her home for 21+ years. She is married with 1 daughter, 3 “bonus” children, and two grandchildren. Aviva enjoys running, yoga, entertaining and traveling.