Having a career that doesn’t feel like work.
SP@CE’s Media Guru, Gena, is an expert at elevating creative interests into tradeworthy skills. Gena grew up just over the mountain in Staunton and stayed in Virginia to study Business Marketing at Old Dominion University. It was while attending college that Gena sparked an interest in Youtube product promotion. Working with a variety of fashion and beauty brands, Gena now maintains a website and Youtube channel dedicated to sharing her knowledge with a constantly expanding audience. Just how highly-regarded is Gena’s expertise? Let’s just say even her beagle, Holly, has her own following. Since bringing her many talents to SP@CE, Gena has been amazed by the enthusiasm of Charlottesville’s innovation community.
Quick Q&A with Gena:
How did you become interested in media and marketing?
My passion for art at a young age led me to digital design, which then led me to marketing in college which I love the most.
If you could experience any other profession, regardless of education or training requirements, what would it be?
What would be the title of your autobiography?
An Unpredictable Turn of Events