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Deidre West

Agency Account Director, Events and Experiences at Quintessentially

Teaches IMC 624 - Cause Marketing and IMC 613 - Brand Equity Management

Deidre West has been recognized as one of BizBash’s Most Influential Event Professionals in the country. For more than 15 years, she has planned a wide range of high-profile events in major cities across the nation for the music and entertainment, publishing, and nonprofit industries.  

Her current role is the agency account director, events and experiences at Quintessentially with responsibilities that include ideation, strategy, and curating bespoke experiences for luxury brands. Previously she has worked with companies including Sony Music, ELLE DECOR, and NYU. 

West holds a Master of Arts in Music Business & Entertainment Professions from New York University and a Bachelor of Specialized Studies from Ohio University, where she created a multidisciplinary program in Advertising that included courses from Public Relations, Marketing, Business, Journalism, and Telecommunications (now known as Media Arts & Studies).

Her passion lies in being of service to others and she exemplifies this as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.