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Episode 13: Debunking Stereotypes: How & Why Creative Minds Actually Thrive in the Executive Assistant Role

Join us for a conversation with Campbell Ruggles, Executive Assistant to the CEO of Universe.

October 17th, 2022

Episode 12: How to Telescope Your Value and Build Good PR Across the Organization as an Executive Assistant

Join us for a conversation with Kristine Valenzuela, Executive Assistant to the Head of Engineering at Atlassian.

August 29th 2022

Episode 11: How to Elevate Your Role as an Executive Assistant Within Venture Capital

Join us for a conversation with Rachel Coffman, Operations Manager at Susa Ventures.

August 1st, 2022

Episode 10: Tips and Tricks for Executive Assistants Planning Travel in a ”Post-COVID” Environment

Join us for a conversation with Courtney Puckett, Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO of Crunchbase.

July 18th, 2022

Episode 9: The Dynamic Duo Behind Sara Blakely, Founder of Spanx: How an Executive Assistant and Personal Assistant Partner Together

Join us for a conversation with Kenya Graham, former Executive Assistant to Sara Blakely & Lisa Magazine, former Personal Assistant to Sara Blakely.

June 27th, 2022

Episode 8: Everything Executive Assistants Need to Know About Equity in an Offer

Join us for a conversation with Kevin Baker, VP of Team and Customer Success at Maven Recruiting Group.

June 15th, 2022

Episode 7: How Your Executive May Be Affected by The Great Resignation

Join us for a conversation with Julia Quijano, Executive Coach, and former EA-turned-Chief of Staff.

May 9th, 2022

Episode 6: Getting What You Deserve: How to Negotiate like a Boss

Join us for a conversation with Cynthia Gildea, Executive and Personal Assistant.

April 25th, 2022

Episode 5: REACH Roundtable: The Great Resignation

Join us for a conversation with Roundtablers Lo Pelusi, Rowe Hoffer, Kristin Beatham and LJ Cohen.

April 11th, 2022

Episode 4: Tackling the Title Debate: Is Job Title a Deal Breaker for Your Career and Identity as a Support Professional?

Join us for a conversation with Carrie Zimney, former Executive Assistant to COO, Private Office of Bill Gates Ventures.

March 21st, 2022

Episode 14: Everyone Around Me is in their 20s (Including My Boss): How Not to “Age Out” of Your EA Career

Join us for a conversation with Nicole Hawkins, Senior Manager of Administration at Patreon.

June 28th, 2021

Episode 13: Life at a Crossroads: Reflecting on the Executive Assistant Career

Join us for a conversation with Mallory Drury, former Executive Assistant to the President & CEO of Marcus & Millichap.

June 14th, 2021

Episode 12: From Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff: What It Really Means to be a Chief of Staff

Join us for a conversation with Julia Quijano, former Chief of Staff at Aera Technology.

June 2nd, 2021

Episode 11: If There's Anyone Who Knows How to Break a Glass Ceiling it's Bumble's Executive Assistant

Join us for an episode with Lorena Legaretta, Executive Assistant to the President, CFO and CSO of Bumble.

May 18th, 2021

Episode 10: From Red Carpet to Tech Startup: How Mandy King Went from Journalist to Executive Assistant to the CEO of Box

Join us for a conversation with Mandy King, Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO of Box.

May 3rd, 2021

Episode 9: Happy Admin Day! Bonus Episode to Celebrate Our Administrative Superheroes

Join us for a conversation with Gillian Lopez, Director of Accounts and Growth at Maven Recruiting Group.

April 21st, 2021

Episode 8: How to Standout in the Interview Process + How to Assess Fit with a Company and Executive

Join us for a conversation with Katie Thomas, Senior Executive Business Partner at Uber.

April 12th, 2021

Episode 7:  Bored in Your Role? How to Ask to Take on Special Projects and Expand Your Role Outside of Your Job Description

Join us for a conversation with Parke Davis, Executive Assistant to the SVP, Products, Cortex, at Palo Alto Networks.

March 29th, 2021

Episode 6:  Reimaging Your Remote Workspace: Advice from a Designer on How to Create a Productive and Beautiful Home Office

Join us for a conversation with Michael Guidry, a San Francisco-Based Designer.

March 15th, 2021

Episode 5: From Working at the Bio-Pharma Behemoth Genentech to Scrappy Startup Grail: Everything You Need to Know About Being an Executive Assistant in Biotech

Join us for a conversation with Stacy Green, Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO of Grail.

March 1st, 2021

Episode 30: Advice from a Fellow Executive Assistant on Job Searching during a Global Pandemic

Join us for a conversation with Chantal Perez, former Executive Assistant at Piper Jaffray.

December 21st, 2020

Episode 29: A Fresh Perspective on the Inherent Challenges of Being a Sole Executive Assistant

Join us for a conversation with Joy Caves, Executive Assistant to the Head of Cloud Engineering at Atlassian.

December 7th, 2020

Episode 28: Part Two: Learning Executive Coaching Techniques to Become More Effective as an Executive Assistant

Join us for part two of our conversation with Jonathan Hoyt, Executive Leadership Coach and Talent Advisor and Partner at DHR International.

November 23rd, 2020

Episode 27: Part One: Learning Executive Coaching Techniques to Become More Effective as an Executive Assistant

Join us for a conversation with Jonathan Hoyt, Executive Leadership Coach and Talent Advisor and Partner at DHR International.

November 9th, 2020

Episode 26: How to Break Down Barriers and Find the Common Ground Between You and Your Colleagues

Join us for a conversation with LaChristian Taylor, Executive Assistant to the CEO, CFO and EVP of Field Operations at Exabeam.

October 12th, 2020

Episode 25: How to Take Care of Yourself when Working in a Stressful Environment

Join us for a conversation with Clarivel Barajas: Most recently the Executive Assistant to the Founder and CEO of Human Capital.

September 29th, 2020

Episode 24: Chief of Staff Turned Marketing Manager

Join us for a conversation with Curtis Casella, Senior Marketing Manager at Abnormal Security.

September 15th, 2020

Episode 23: How to Set-up and Run an Office of the CEO

Join us for a conversation with Kristen Quint, Director of the Office of the CEO, Anne Wojcicki, at 23andMe.

August 17th, 2020

Episode 22: Temp Glory Story: How One EA Turned a Contract Role into a Career Opportunity

Join us for a conversation with Brandon Bailey, Executive Assistant to the SVP of People at Postmates.

August 4th, 2020

Episode 21: From Ticketfly to Eventbrite: What It’s Like to Go Through an Acquisition (Or Two!)

Join us for a conversation with Melissa Silva, most recently the Executive Assistant to the President of Music at Eventbrite.

July 20th, 2020

Episode 20: The Role an Executive Assistant Plays in a Crisis

Join us for a conversation with Jeremy Burrows, Executive Assistant to the CEO and Founder of Capacity.

July 6th, 2020

Episode 19: Board Relations: The Invaluable Skill Every EA Needs in their Toolkit

Join us for a conversation with Danielle Hill, Chief Administrative Officer at Knox Lane.

June 23rd, 2020

Episode 18: Making It: How Jordan Sugar-Carlsgaard Became the EA to the CEO of Airbnb

Join us for a conversation with Jordan Sugar-Carlsgaard, Executive Assistant to the CEO of Airbnb.

June 9th, 2020

Episode 17: How to Best Leverage an Executive Assistant: An Episode You’ll Want to Share with Your Executive

Join us for a conversation with Lauren Richards, Executive Assistant to the CEO and CPO/Co-Founder of Webflow.

May 20th, 2020

Episode 16: Pulling off a Virtual Event: Advice from an Event Planning Expert

Join us for a conversation with Heather Keenan, President and CEO of Key Events.

May 5th, 2020

Episode 15: What It Means to be a Tenacious EA and How to Combat Workplace Challenges

Join us for a conversation with Rowe Hoffer, Senior Executive Assistant to the Co-Founder and CEO of Mozilla.

April 21st, 2020

Episode 14: How to Stay Relevant as an EA during COVID-19 (Plus Tips on Job Searching)

Join us for a conversation with Gillian Lopez, Director of Accounts and Growth at Maven Recruiting Group.

April 6th, 2020

Episode 13: Part Two: The Ins and Outs of Remote Support and How to Get it Right

Join us for a conversation with LJ Cohen: Executive Assistant to the Partners of Uncork Capital.

March 10th, 2020

Episode 12: Part One: The Ins and Outs of Remote Support and How to Get It Right

Join us for a conversation with LJ Cohen: Executive Assistant to the Partners of Uncork Capital.

March 2nd, 2020

Episode 11: Growth Through Adversity

Join us for a conversation with Carina Ruggiero: Former Executive Assistant to CEO of Pearl Law.

February 14th, 2020

Episode 10: From the Streets of Los Angeles to Capitol Hill: Hear One EA’s Personal Story of Making It

Join us for a conversation with Anh Castro: Former Executive Assistant to Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris.

February 3rd, 2020

Episode 9: Best Practices for Getting Off on the Right Foot with Your Executive

Join us for a conversation with Ligaya Fieler: Senior Executive Assistant at SuveyMonkey.

January 20th, 2020

Episode 8: The Art of Finding Your Voice and Pushing Back (with Finesse)

Join us for a conversation with Molly McKnight: Executive Assistant at Handshake.

January 6th, 2020

Episode 7: The Change-Maker: How One Admin Manager Evolved the EA Role within Okta

Join us for a conversation with Tanya Benvenuto: Director and Chief Executive Assistant to CEO at Okta.

December 16th, 2019

Episode 6: Executive Assistants vs Robots: How Technology is Changing the Landscape of Support

Join us for a conversation with Meg George, Events, Facilities and Operations Manager at Even.

December 2nd, 2019

Episode 5: Setting Your Executive up for Success When You’re on Maternity Leave

Join us for a conversation with Ann Borja, Executive Business Partner to the Co-Founder and CEO of Lyft.

October 28th, 2019

Episode 4: From Tactical Assistant to Strategic Partner: How to Provide Transformative Support to Your Executive

Join us for a conversation with Paige Zeigler, Executive Business Partner to CEO of Mapbox.

October 8th, 2019

Episode 3: Diversity and Inclusion Within the Executive Assistant Role

Join us for a conversation with Lauren Pelusi, Executive Assistant at Instacart.

October 8th, 2019

Episode 2: Journeys from the Executive Assistant Role and Beyond

Join us for a conversation with Lia Ballard, Executive Support Manager at Affirm.

October 8th, 2019

Episode 1: So You Work for a Pre-IPO Startup: How to Budget for the Marathon, Not the Sprint

Join us for a conversation with Kristin Beatham, Executive Assistant at JUUL.

October 8th, 2019
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Breath of Fresh Air!
"This podcast is such a breath of fresh air for EA professionals! I have over 12 years of experience, but I always learn something new from these podcasts. The speakers are transparent and address actual challenges EAs face on a daily basis. It’s one of my favorite professional podcasts. Also, even though it’s produced by an employment agency, it’s not sales-y at all! Keep up the good work, Maven!" - winerunninggirl2018
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Thank God for this Podcast
"After 10+ years of experience being in an EA role there is always something new to learn. thank a god for this Podcast!!!" - solapop
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Life Changing for Executive Assistants
"I have shared with all the EAs I currently/have worked with. So many things on this podcast have made me say “yes” aloud. Beautifully moderated and all the guests have brought different insights and point of views. Really helps to bring the attention to a role that exists in many organizations that don’t get the credit they deserve."
- needlepointnan
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