Rainmakers Press Release
For Immediate Release: August 4, 2009
Contact: Tony Scelzo, Rainmakers
Phone: 317- 331-3188
Rainmakers Expands and Announces New Geist Advisory Board Chair
Indianapolis, IN: August 4, 2009 – Rainmakers, central Indiana’s fastest growing business association, announced today the addition of a new advisory board located in Indianapolis. Led by Eric Marasco of Proforma Distinctive Marketing, the new Geist advisory board members will serve a two year term, providing advice and feedback to the management team. In addition, they are responsible for involving guests and new members in the organization and building awareness in their local community. This is the first specialized hub for Rainmakers.
The Geist advisory board represents the broad range of industries which comprises the Rainmakers’ general membership. Board Members include Matt Wallpe, Wallpe Design, Robby Slaughter, Slaughter Development, Christopher Roberti, Financial Partners Group, Brien Richmond, Focal Point, Rock Planck, Ottimo Capital Group, Mark Overholt, allEnveloping, Susan Meskis, PresicePrint, Dave McCarty, DMConsultant Group, Betsy Knole, 10 til 2, Patrick Fox, Sequential Partners, and Myndi Fitzgerald, Mona Vie.
The new Geist advisory board will be responsible for coordinating the activities of the after hours event to be held the 3rd Wednesday of every month, from 5.30pm to 7pm. The inaugural meeting will be held on August 19th at Bella Vita.
Eric Marasco is a graduate of Butler University with a bachelors degree in Marketing. While at Butler University he was active with many organizations which included Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and the Entrepreneurship Club.
He started career in the office furniture industry working with Business Furniture Corporation and Boise Workspace. After 8 years in sales and sales management, Eric left the industry in 2004 to start Proforma, a promotional product and printing company in Indianapolis. Proforma Distinctive Marketing helps their clients market their business by providing distinctive marketing campaigns, promotional products, commercial printing services and e-commerce solutions. They offer one-stop shopping opportunities for all of a company’s marketing needs.
Eric is also involved on the Butler University Emerging Alumni Group, Catholic Business Exchange, Rainmakers Marketing Group, Italian Heritage Society of Indiana, and Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. Eric is married with two children and is active in his church, Holy Spirit Parish at Geist.
About Rainmakers: Founded in 2002, Rainmakers is a business-to-business professional networking organization which is committed to helping individuals meet, learn and grow. Today, Rainmakers has more than 1,400 members and is the fastest growing organization of its kind in the state. For more information go to: http://www.gorainmakers.com.