Comprised of experienced professionals who continuously bring forth fresh ideas, Scott Circle offers organizations a team they enjoy working with and can trust – knowing they can count on us to do what we say we’re going to, when we say we will.

We share our clients’ passion for their work and ambition in their objectives. That’s why we’re results-oriented and intently focused on achieving our clients’ objectives. Whether working with an organization for a few months to support a launch or specific meeting, or engaging over the long-term to facilitate an annual conference we deliver the quality and results.

Our clients are bold in their missions and creative in their approaches – we bring this same philosophy to the table. We pride ourselves on our resourcefulness and innovative thinking. Contact us to learn more about our approach.

THE TEAM

JEFF SHULMAN

JEFF SHULMAN

PRESIDENT

A creative and dynamic convention management executive, Jeff Shulman established and oversees Scott Circle’s event, conference and destination management capabilities.

Prior to joining Scott Circle in 2013, Jeff spent more than a decade as the Director of National Events at an international nonprofit where he was responsible for the implementation of domestic and overseas conferences and programs. Among his responsibilities, Jeff led the planning process and execution of the organization’s citywide 13,000 person annual gathering in Washington D.C. In addition, Jeff led the preparation and implementation of more than 350 annual events, including board meetings, leadership development programs, donor appreciation and membership recruitment events. In the international arena, he planned and led leadership delegations overseas to meet with senior government officials in prominent world capitals.

Jeff began his career as a member of the national advance team for a presidential campaign. Following the campaign, he served on the President’s Inaugural Committee and was later appointed as a Special Assistant in the Office of Public Liaison at the White House. He also directed all event logistics for the 1997 G-8 Environment Ministers Summit in Miami, Florida and served as the Director of Advance in the Office of the Vice President.

Jeff holds a bachelor of arts in history from Brandeis University.

NOA RABINOWITZ

NOA RABINOWITZ

VICE PRESIDENT

Noa Rabinowitz brings nearly a decade of experience managing and executing events, generating media coverage, and fostering lasting partnerships with clients and vendors.

Prior to her tenure at Scott Circle, Noa served as the Deputy Director of National Events and day-to-day team manager for an international non-profit that hosted hundreds of annual events. Ranging from small board meetings to a 13,000 person, three-day conference, Noa has shepherded countless events from concept to completion and prides herself on her devotion to all details, big and small.

Noa began her career as a public relations specialist in New York City where she directed media outreach for the publishing and entertainment industries. She later transitioned to the Washington, DC market where she developed and executed media strategies for prominent clients in the healthcare industry.

Noa holds a bachelor of arts in American Studies from Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City.

LAUREN SAPOLSKY

LAUREN SAPOLSKY

MANAGING DIRECTOR

A highly motivated and accomplished Managing Director, Lauren Sapolsky brings more than a decade of experience to Scott Circle managing and executing a wide array of events.

Prior to joining Scott Circle in 2018, Lauren worked in the New York and DC offices of an international non-profit on a diverse portfolio of conferences and programs throughout the United States. During that time, she led the charge on planning an annual gala that brought in more than $10 million for the region’s yearly campaign. Simultaneously, she oversaw numerous events ranging from board meetings to 1,000-person dinners.

Lauren began her career in Baltimore working in the catering industry and later transitioned to the corporate sector.  With positions in New York and Los Angeles, she successfully planned conferences, dinners, and client experiences for two of the most prominent financial institutions in the world.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Maryland.

 

CLAIRE NOBLE

CLAIRE NOBLE

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Claire Noble is an experienced project manager whose diverse event background brings creativity and versatility to the Scott Circle Events team. Pairing logistical expertise and an eye for complex details with top line strategy, she is a professional and effective team leader with a proven track record of bringing projects to fruition.

With a background in government initiatives and strategic partnerships, Claire brings her reputation for building and maintaining relationships through strong communication skills and reliability to her work with both federal and corporate partners. She has managed a broad portfolio of event and conference clients for the company and she brings a depth of experience in overall event strategy and ideation, registration, hotel management, food and beverage coordination, stage production, vendor oversight, program development, security, and crowd logistics.

Before joining Scott Circle Events, Claire served as Special Assistant to the Chairman at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) where she worked in Congressional and White House Affairs. During her tenure, she conceived and implemented intergovernmental initiatives, conducted targeted outreach to constituent groups, managed messaging and publicity for NEH-funded projects, and organized major events highlighting NEH programming.  Claire holds a BA in English Literature from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and completed graduate work at the School Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University.

KATIE GREGORY

KATIE GREGORY

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

A career that has spanned two continents, Katie brings a domestic and international portfolio of knowledge and experience to her work at Scott Circle Events.

Before joining the company, Katie spent five years working in the technology industry for the Silicon Valley start-up MarkLogic as the company built and expanded their operations in the Asia-Pacific region. She worked in close collaboration with their field marketing team to implement an aggressive outreach program including trade shows, VIP dinners, PR strategy sessions and leadership training events. As the Conference & Events Coordinator for MarkLogic Australia, Katie was also actively involved in business development, overseeing the company’s proposals and submissions to government and financial institutions across the globe. Upon moving back to the United States, Katie served as Corporate Events Coordinator for MarkLogic America where she executed dozens of corporate events, incentive trips, and an annual 800+ person industry trade show.

Katie began her career in events working for the Cal Ripken collegiate baseball league in Bethesda, Maryland. Katie holds a Bachelor of Arts from York College of Pennsylvania.

NATALIE WOLPERT

NATALIE WOLPERT

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Serving as the day-to-day client contact and attendee interface for a variety of projects, Natalie brings an unmatched sense of positivity and creativity to each undertaking.  By identifying key components and assisting in developing, budgeting, and implementing aspects of a project, Natalie routinely works to ensure client satisfaction in all aspects of the event.

Prior to joining the esteemed team at Scott Circle Events, Natalie completed the Events and Partnerships Apprenticeship with The Studio Theatre and was an essential member of the Development team.  During her time at the theatre, she played an integral role in the planning and execution of the events sponsored by the theatre, including eight opening night receptions, an open-house fundraising event, and a 40th Anniversary Gala.

Natalie holds a BA in Theatre Arts and a minor in Economics from Clark University.

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