JR Dasilva is our newest event producer at AOO Events. JR, was born in Minas Gerais Brazil as the oldest sibling in a family of six. After acquiring a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science with a minor in business, from the The Federal University of Viçosa, JR relocated to the United States where he began a career in operations and logistics, as Assistant Manager of operations at The Gap.
Since then JR has expanded his expertise in organization and customer service, serving as the executive assistant to the Vice President at Ann Taylor. At Ann Taylor, JR assisted with the planning and execution of local, regional and national meetings. After deciding to develop his passion for event design and production, JR recently joined the AOO Events team as an in-house producer.
With an enthusiasm to create meaningful experiences, JR strives for perfection by paying close attention to detail and maintaining seamless communication with his clients. In his free time, JR enjoys traveling and hopes to apply his well-rounded worldview to his upcoming productions.
We recently caught up with JR where he answered our signature Ten Questions, giving us insights into his hard-working and passionate personality.
How did you get started in the special events industry?
In my previous job I was asked to join the event production team to plan national meetings thanks to my operational skills. In my first production meeting I fell in love with event planning,
and from then on I knew it was a matter of time until I would become a producer.
What is your favorite sports team in LA?
I train regularly but I am not a sports fan.
Favorite museum in LA?
The Getty Center, it offers an amazing collection plus the museum itself is pure art, the gardens and surroundings are gorgeous.
Rooftop pool or indoor pool?
What is your favorite brunch spot in LA?
Headley’s on Robertson, amazing food, best blueberry pancakes on earth!
Favorite cocktail trend of all time?
Mezcal cocktails are the best.
What is your favorite annual event in LA?
Summer season at the Hollywood Bowl.
What destination would you recommend for a nearby staycation?
Palm Springs, tranquility at its best.
What is your favorite venue in LA?
The Hollywood Bowl.
If you could work on any special event in the world, which one would it be and why?
The Super Bowl half time show, massive exposure, no room for mistakes, I work well under pressure.
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