Senior Event Coordinator
Dawn is a Jill of all trades who truly enjoys supporting the POGO staff. When she isn’t in the “office”, she can be found scouting out new beer bars, checking books out of the library, or preparing for foreign travel. As a rule, she never leaves home without a deck of cards, as you never know when entertainment might be needed!
Living in New York all her life (apart from studying abroad in London) has given Amy a real love of the city and exploring all it has to offer. While on a short hiatus from full-time work she had the time to focus on her true passion of digital photography with her amazing subject – the city of NY.
Rachel moved to New York to pursue her dance career from Nebraska after graduating from Stephens College. During her time here she has worked for the Brooklyn Cyclones & Mets baseball teams along with bringing Holiday cheer as an Elf at Macy’s. In the past 10 years she has been busy moving and a shaking with many different dance shows and choreographers! She is excited to join the Pogo team! Her first experience with Pogo races she happily kicked and danced her way through the streets to a WIN!!!
This self-proclaimed geek and native New Yorker is a recent New Jersey transplant. You can find this foodie, bar crawler, and movie Broadway aficionado frequenting the Big Apple. Drawing from his deep well of general knowledge and current events he loves writing scavenger hunts and coming up with challenging, but enjoyable obstacles for participants. Greg has a Bachelor in Psychology, Master in Information Systems, and a doctorate in fun.
Samantha proudly hails from the Sunshine State and made her way to the concrete jungle 8 years ago in search of fun opportunities and new exciting things to discover. Thankfully NYC has plenty to offer. Everyday Samantha finds new things to get in to and she enjoys sharing her findings with others. When she is not helping others discover NYC, is planning events in NYC for the masses and loving it.
Sarose is a recent graduate of Mount Holyoke College, where she studied Psychology and Biology. A lover of all things music and entertainment, she was a member of The Victory Eights, the longest continuing, all female, collegiate a cappella group in the nation. Now that she is back home in the Big Apple for good, she is taking on corporate events by day and is a proud new member of the amazing Pogo team by night. On the off chance she is not creating an exciting event experience you can find her singing, collecting rubber ducks, trying new foods, spending time with her family and enjoying live music with friends.
Diana is from Jersey but she loves NYC and all the fun it has to offer. Through her work at colleges and universities in student affairs, she has learned how to engage different populations and has successfully managed both small and large events for audiences of all ages. She also loves to connect with people, explore NYC, and have fun with new adventures, which makes her a great Event Coordinator for POGO Events. She can't wait to meet you and your family/friends at your next scavenger hunt! When Diana is not managing scavenger hunts around the city, you can find her...still in the city volunteering, going to shows, drinking Frappuccinos or at home bingeing on every single show on TV ever created!
Anna is a Brooklyn native whose motto is “Have MetroCard– will travel”. A graduate of Hofstra University, where she majored in English and studied marketing—Anna enjoys keeping up with NYC’s energetic pulse and events. She enjoys getting together with her tristate area friends, loves coffee (a must!), and going to hear live bands. With a background in book publishing—Anna likes to keep up with current events, meet new people, and hunt for the latest bargain.
Bronx-bred, but Brooklyn living - Amanda is a true New Yorker. Having lived in all of the boroughs (except Staten Island) she is not afraid to explore all that the concrete jungle has to offer - from the best Chinese food you can find in Queens, the trendiest cocktail bars in Brooklyn, the hidden gems of The Bronx and the coolest instillations you can find in Manhattan. She proudly boasts experience in events, as both a coordinator and a DJ, public relations and communications, which all effortlessly form into a bubble of fun. In her free time, Amanda enjoys a fun game night, $5 AMC Tuesday movies and doing food tours around the city.
Assistant Event Coordinator
Curtis is a fun loving and energetic individual finding his way to NYC by way of Michigan where he grew up. He originally moved to NYC to work with wine, which he did as a Sommelier. Since leaving restaurants he has worked as a photographer and in sales with various companies. Among his many varied interests are trivia, board games, yoga, cooking, and exploring new areas of NYC and beyond. He looks forward to making your event a success!
Florida Senior Event Coordinator
Like Pogo Events, Jenna was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Always looking for an adventure, she moved to Jacksonville, Florida and brought Pogo with her! She’s looking forward to exploring her new surroundings, while finding some hidden and non hidden gems. Still a foodie at heart, cooking and trying new places is where you can find her when shes not out discovering the city!
Florida Event Coordinator
A native from Tallahassee, Ann is thrilled to bring POGO Events back home. Ann moved to NYC back in 1995 to study at the American Music and Dramatic Academy and The New School University. She met Mary and the team and began coordinating races all over NYC. She’s a World traveler with a long career in the Entertainment industry. Now she’s back in her hometown of Tallahassee raising her baby Girl, Scout.