Natalie Spiro

Natalie Spiro

Natalie Spiro, Owner and Event Facilitator at Drum Cafe West

Location
Greater San Diego Area
Industry
Events Services

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Natalie Spiro's Overview

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Education
  • University of the Witwatersrand
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Natalie Spiro's Summary

Natalie Spiro came to the USA in 2000 from South Africa with a Masters Degree in Industrial Psychology and an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Marketing. San Diego was a far cry from her life in Johannesburg, but her insatiable curiosity and hunger to make an impact whereever she lived and worked led her on a passionate path to understand corporate culture in America. She held positions in top global firms within the financial services and hospitality industries, including holding a senior position at the corporate offices of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Natalie’s African sensibilities ultimately connected her back to her passion for community and collaboration. She became an owner/partner in the world-wide Drum Cafe organization in 2002— and from this point forward, Natalie’s professional destiny came into clear view.

Natalie has personally facilitated interactive drumming programs for more than 30,000 people. Her clients have been from every sector—high-tech, health, government, transportation, hospitality, education, finance, media, and telecommunications. She has close ties with some of the most powerful brands in the world including Google, Virgin Airlines, Microsoft, Intel and eBay. She is a certified life-coach, has delivered a TEDx FiDI talk on the power of “Ubuntu” and is developing workshops that tie her interactive keynote programs into one-to-one learning opportunities. Her passion for her work continues to expand both her industrial expertise and her personal convictions around individual growth, abundance and success.

Specialties: Team-building, Corporate Training, Events Planning, Facilitating Events, Team-Building, Leadership,

Natalie Spiro's Experience

Owner and Event Facilitator

Drum Cafe West

Sole Proprietorship; 11-50 employees; Events Services industry

January 2003Present (11 years 10 months) San Diego

Drum Cafe West operates events in California, Arizona, Washington, Nevada, Oregon and Illinois. I manage sales activities and client relationships for Drum Cafe West. I am also a master facilitator for events, leading my team of talented musicians and drummers to inspire and energize companies across the US.

Natalie Spiro's Languages

  • French

Natalie Spiro's Skills & Expertise

  1. Team Building
  2. Corporate Events
  3. Schools
  4. Association
  5. Event Management
  6. Event Planning
  7. Special Events
  8. Entertainment
  9. Team Facilitation
  10. Weddings
  11. Trade Shows
  12. Hospitality
  13. Conferences
  14. Collaborative Leadership
  15. Keynote
  16. Live Events
  17. Leadership Development
  18. Event
  19. interactive drumming
  20. Multi-cultural team building
  21. Coordinating Events
  22. Events
  23. Parties
  24. Catering
  25. Entrepreneurship
  26. Fundraising
  27. Leadership
  28. Social Networking
  29. Restaurants
  30. Wedding Planning
  31. Management
  32. Public Relations
  33. Birthdays
  34. Marketing
  35. Private Events
  36. Anniversaries
  37. Online Marketing
  38. Food & Beverage
  39. Receptions
  40. Festivals
  41. Incentives
  42. Venue Relations
  43. CRM
  44. Galas
  45. Tourism
  46. Social Media Marketing
  47. Incentive Travel
  48. Emcee
  49. Fundraisers
  50. Holidays

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Natalie Spiro's Education

University of the Witwatersrand

Masters in Business Administration, Business Administration and Management, General

19901995

University of the Witwatersrand

Masters in Industrial Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology

19851989

University of the Witwatersrand

Masters, Industrial Psychology

19801986

University of the Witwatersrand

Bachelor of Arts, Industrial and Organizational Psychology

19831985

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