Jovanna has attained positions as a co-founder 8a Small Business Owner, Founder of a non-profit for cystic fibrosis Angel’s Life, Product and Senior Project Coordinator, Program Manager, Director of Events, Meeting Planner & Facilitator.
Jovanna is very active in the community with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), Association of the United States Army (AUSA), Women in Defense (WID), Operation Giveback (OGB) and American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.
Jovanna has served as a United States (US) Army Aviation Officer, Black Hawk Pilot, Battalion S3 Operations Officer, Company Commander, Assistant Professor of Military Science at the University of Central Florida Army Reserve Officer Training Corp and successfully completed both US ARMY Aviation Flight School Training, Fort Rucker, AL & Air Assault School, Fort Campbell, KY. She holds a BS degree from the University of Central Florida, Army ROTC and added to her education with executive education studies at UCF. In October of 2010, graduated from the US Army Command & General Staff School (CGSC).
Her military & civilian training and substantial experience have instilled a strong sense of honor, duty, passion & commitment.
Operations, Logistics, Strategic Planning, G2B & B2B Development, Contract Negotiations, Meeting Planning, Event Management, Warehouse & Product Management, Facilitating and Fund-Raising.
Karin left behind the snowy winters of upstate New York for the balmy breezes of the sunshine state 14 years ago and now calls Florida home. As a young adult, Karin identified her passion in the service industry and consequently completed her Bachelor of Science in Travel and Tourism Administration at Niagara University. Since then, she has held numerous jobs requiring her to handle multiple capacities. From these beginnings, Karin has developed a strong ability to flawlessly manage and execute the many tasks required to coordinate an event seamlessly
Karin has attained positions as Product Coordinator, Program Manager, Project Coordinator, Marketing Assistant and Meeting Planner. Her customers include all levels of government and companies such as Kodak, Xerox, and Prudential. Karin also currently works as an Exhibit & Trade Show Manager under Good2Go’s U.S. Army contract for the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) and Team Orlando.
With over 14 years experience, Karin brings with her strong management and marketing skills, along with a well-developed background in promotion. Combined, her management experience in Corporate Hotel Sales and Meeting Planning gives Karin the necessary foresight to carry out a multitude of events with a competitive edge.
Her signature events include:
Themed Receptions, Corporate Meetings, Exhibits, and Trade Shows.
Negotiations, Strategic Thinking, G2B and B2B Development, Meeting Planning and Customer Service.
Dana spent 13 years as a career sworn law enforcement officer for the State of Florida. She has devoted her time and experience to helping victims of crime, specializing in crimes against women, children and the elderly.
Dana served on committees to further the rights of crime victims. Additionally, Dana has used her passion and experience to further educate those who would be in positions to help others. Specifically, Dana was sought out as a certified instructor to current law enforcement officers along with law enforcement recruits throughout the State of Florida.
Dana’s background brings an unparalleled sense of professionalism, compassion, and dedication. She is a skilled problem-solver and extremely detail-oriented.
Dana has her Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree from Seminole State College and is currently enrolled at Florida State University pursuing her Bachelor’s degree.
Dana changed careers in 2008 and came on-board with Good 2 Go Event Management, Inc. She has held the position of Office Manager and Operations Manager. She currently holds the positions of Chief Administration Officer and Vice-President. Her responsibilities include; Human Resources, Accounts Payable/ Receivable and she is the direct liaison for Legal, Accounting and Contract related concerns.
Specialty Areas: Instruction, Negotiations, Organization, Budgets, and Research
After two years of study at Baltimore International Culinary College, Kenne spent eight years working as a chef. Beginning in fine dining restaurants and catering eventually, Kenne made the move to casual theme restaurants and became an opening trainer where he spent the next two years traveling in the Southeastern United States training local staff and supporting management. Later he became a Kitchen Manager in a “Flag-Ship Training Restaurant” where he not only managed day to day operations but also trained managers before being placed in their restaurant of assignment.
In 1998 Kenne went back to school and obtained a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Mass Communications focused in Advertising and Telecommunications from the University of South Florida. The next five years Kenne worked for a television production and duplication company. Here he served as a Production Manager working with clients on video production and post production projects ranging from on-location Electronic News Gathering (ENG), editing and duplication services. Kenne also did professional broadcast equipment sales and managed a rental fleet of ENG equipment. In 2007 Kenne returned to the University of South Florida where he served as a technology manager for a distance learning facility broadcasting courses to the internet and worked special events.
During his career Kenne has developed many transferable skills. With a strong focus in customer service and both a culinary and IT/Telecommunications background Kenne has unique insight into the inner workings of the Event and Tradeshow industry. With a strong work ethic, Kenne is dedicated to ensuring our clients events and message are Good2Go.
Client Relations, Branding, Audio Visual Solutions, Logistics, Planning and Execution
Edgar obtained a position as an Administrative Assistant at PEO STRI ITTS IMO on 13 July 2009, which he held for one year before quickly being promoted to Project Coordinator I. Edgar was involved in program acquisition with a few military systems under PM ITTS IMO and was sponsored to take acquisition Defense Acquisition University (DAU) classes. In January 2010, Edgar enrolled at Kaplan University, seeking his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Information Technology. He is expected to complete the Associate’s portion of his degree in October 2012. Edgar currently works as an Exhibit & Trade Show Coordinator under Good2Go’s U.S. Army contract for the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) and Team Orlando.
Joe is a 2011 graduate of Hagerty High School and enjoys weight training in his personal time. In addition to physical fitness, Joe’s hobbies include building computers, spending time with family and friends, and motorcross. In college, he will be pursuing his interests in personal fitness and computer hardware engineering.
Paying special attention to detail, organization and effectiveness, Joe plays a role in preparing stored items for Good2Go’s various events. Joe has participated in I/ITSEC, GAMETECH and nonprofit/charity events ensuring objectives are executed with precision.
Joe assumes many roles with Good2Go and brings many different perspectives to the table.
I would highly recommend Jovanna & Karin with Good 2 Go Event Management! I worked with both of them on several occasions at tradeshows both in town and out of town. Both Karin and Jovanna are professional, well organized, and efficient. Not only do they do whatever it takes to get the job done, but they also make sure it’s done right.
Dedicated to excellence, Joanna and Karin never disappoint, and always execute the finest quality setting and operations for promoting business efforts at the highest and most complex levels of Government and industry.
Jovanna is the definition of a professional and always exhibited a positive mindset. As a Field Service Rep for PEO STRI, I had the opportunity to observe Jovanna’s commendable work ethic first hand. She can be counted on to see all assigned tasks to a sucessful completion.
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