Veronica Very, Executive Assistant to the President & Chairman & Delegate Relations
Veronica Very is a Seattle native with more than twenty years of local, national and international professional experience. Ms. Very has established an impressive career that intersects between hospitality, politics, entertainment, real estate and beauty and fashion. Corporations such as Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Nordstrom, the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Esteé Lauder and Stellar International Networks have all benefited from her creative project, branding and business management expertise.
Ms. Very has developed a unique professional background that boasts extensive experience organizing global women leadership conferences for Stellar International Networks; managing special VIP brand relations at W Los Angeles Hotel; arranging high level logistics for various celebrities and political figures; growing and positioning small companies into large and managing multimillion dollar cosmetic businesses in Seattle, Los Angeles and Washington, DC area markets. Highlighted events include key organizer for President Barack Obama's Re-election Luncheon at the Seattle Paramount Theater in 2011; Stellar Women Leadership Delegations to China for 2006, 2008, 2011; organizing C200’s Pacific Northwest Conference in 2010 and Seattle Sweden Week featuring Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria.
The heartbeat of Ms. Very's passion is in her ability to see the highest potential in systems, projects, people, places and things. Her passions are expressed through transforming the interior design of an office, home or room; restoring old, trash ready furniture into a fabulous piece of art, painting the blank canvass of a woman's image through styling and makeup artistry and/or turning a business meeting into a spectacular experience on time and under budget. Everything she does personally and professionally has the benefit of her passion for people, attention to the details, confidentiality and providing the very highest quality of work.
Ms. Very served as a member of Nordstrom Diversity Affairs Board; the Family Advisory Board and Pain Management Team for Seattle Children’s Hospital and a keynote speaker for physician Grand Rounds at the University of Washington Medical Center. She proudly supports her daughter Ashlé who courageously fights living with Sickle Cell Anemia. In 2010, Ms. Very founded Very Bright Foundation to shine a bright light on the plight of people living with Sickle Cell.
Ms. Very’s dedication to excellence and empowerment is infectious. She embraces the beauty of diversity and leads with both head and heart. She believes anything is possible when you are open to the possibilities.