Justin Jacobson formulated his company while attending the University Of Miami. What started as a promotional nightlife company led to numerous marketing events during the “boom” in South Beach. In 2005 Justin Jacobson made his first business acquisition purchasing a Chicago based, entertainment company. Within a few years, Justin rebranded the business, transforming it from a mobile DJ company, to a nationally recognized, award winning event production, event marketing, & event entertainment firm. Since the expansion, Justin has been rapidly producing events all over the country including many events featured on NBC, ABC, and more. Aside from events in Chicago, Justin has Produced Product launches & gala’s in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Miami for nationally recognized brands, including The official 125 anniversary for the New York Boys & Girls Club, a launch event for MLB All-Star Weekend, thus quickly giving way to Justin Opening his doors to Manhattan’s posh patrons, LA’s chic crowds, and Miami trendsetters. Keeping Platinum Events’ headquarters in Chicago, allows Justin to reach both coasts and numerous Mid-West cities simultaneously without missing a beat! 2013 Michigan Avenue Magazine: Chicago’s Top Event Guru 2011 BizBash Magazine’s Event Producer Of The Year 2010 CS’s Magazine “Who Is Chicago”
Rachel Haley comes to Platinum Events with over 15 years of experience in marketing, sales and special events. Prior to joining the Platinum Events team, Rachel worked at Paramount Events, a Chicago based catering company. As a integral part of the Business Development team, Rachel's commitment and dedication to her craft has led to establishing integral relationships with hundreds of corporate and social clientele, while committed to providing fresh, and innovative ideas to her clients. In addition, Rachel worked for a national non for profit organization and assisted in raising millions of dollars, planning & executing their signature fundraiser, networking with Fortune 500 executives and securing major donors. The events industry has been an integral part of Rachel's career so it is a natural fit that she has joined the expansive team at Platinum Events. Rachel holds a marketing degree from DePaul University and masters from National Louis University. Rachel is married with two beautiful twins and resides in the North Shore.