ABOUT THE AUTHOR – KORY MICHAEL AVERSA
I am a public relations pro and social media guru, working for some of the biggest and best nonprofits and businesses in the Philadelphia region. Current and past employers have included Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, Fly School Circus Arts, Please Touch Museum – Children’s Museum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Senior Center, Children’s Healthcare Foundation of South Jersey, Epilepsy Foundation of EPA and more. My event planning resume includes several $100K+ fundraising events, events attracting more than 6,000 persons, and events utilizing 1,000+ volunteers. I have extensive experience creating/executing partnerships between regional organizations, including the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, Live Arts/ Philly Fringe, Barnum with Ritz Theater, Oyster with the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, and more. My volunteer experience includes the United Way of SEPA, Avenue of the Arts Inc., People-Pet Partnership, Plays & Players Theatre, Safeguards, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation, the Philadelphia International Flower Show, ActionAIDS and the Public Relations Society of America, Philly Chapter, where I chair the Philanthropy Committee. On the weekends, I enjoy playing for City of Brotherly Love Softball League and the Greater Philadelphia Flag Football League.
When I’m not promoting a cause, throwing a party, playing ball or flying through the air, I enjoy eating lots of desserts (before dinner), playing with his shelter dog Buster Brown, travelling and writing. For more information, check out my personal and professional blog, www.koryaversa.com.
Its not all fun and games around. Something has to pay the bills. For a peak at my “day job” and professional activities, check out my resume below. (NOTE NOTE NOTE!!! Don’t forget to read the “About” for this webpage and why I started it. If you missed it click here. It’s more fun!) You can also check out my digital story — including my many years of wacky haircuts.