Judi Holler has worked in the hospitality industry since the age of 13 and has spent over 15 years working in Sales and Marketing for companies like Marriott, Omni and Starwood before starting her own company, HOLLA! Productions in 2016.
In 2014 Judi was selected as a Connect Magazine 40 under 40 in the Hospitality Industry, she recently received her Digital Event Strategist Certification from PCMA and is a proud past President for the Chicago Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International.
As a professionally trained improviser & Second City Alumni with a radio/television degree, Judi uses her training every day to create authentic, relevant and memorable experiences for her clients.
Judi works as an event emcee, on-camera host and keynote speaker, with a focus on personal branding and fear management for the service and hospitality professional.
Judi’s Mission: To help you stand out in a sit-down world by embracing fear and maximizing hustle.
Influencers in her work: Brene Brown is her Beyoncé. Amy Poehler is her favorite funny girl. Mel Robbins is her spirit animal. Gary Vaynerchuk inspires her hustle. Seth Godin reminds her to go make things happen. And Steven Pressfield is her fear doctor.
When Judi isn’t speaking on stage, she is probably at a Soul Cycle class or at home relaxing with her husband, Scott, and their Golden Retriever, Tito.
Judi likes her books non-digital, her wine bubbly and her music hip-hop.