Who We Are
FAITH WEST GORMAN
Faith West Gorman has spent the past 20 years delivering imaginative and original events. In the mid-’90s, she honed her considerable skills in event production, sponsorships and marketing while serving as Executive Director of New Jersey’s largest celebration of the visual and performing arts. She then moved onto corporate work, serving over a decade as the Director of Special Events, Corporate Giving and Donor Relations at a large regional trauma center in northwest New Jersey. In that capacity, she executed corporate events such as successful galas, professional comedy shows, the PGA Championship, celebrity speakers, large community festivals, and meetings and conferences. In 2008, she left the corporate world and established a full-service event and project management firm, Faith West Events, LLC.
She is the recipient of SEVEN IFEA Pinnacle Awards, Two JASPER awards and other awards of distinction. Faith's inspired creativity and award-winning events are not the only features that distinguish this talented event professional. Faith is an MBA, and holds several event certifications including a CFEE (Certified Festival and Event Executive) from International Festival and Events Association®, CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional) from International Special Events Society®, and CMP (Certified Meeting Planner) from Convention Industry Council®. Faith is an online instructor of the Event Management Certification Program at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta and has served as the professor of Major Events Management at the European School of Economics in NYC.
Besides these impressive event credentials, she has also been trained and is certified by the prestigious Protocol School of Washington® as a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant and a Level #1 Protocol Officer.