Rich Wilner, an Atlanta transplant from his native New York City, has been the General Manager of AFFAIRS to REMEMBER since 2014. He is a 30+ year veteran of the Hospitality Industry with a degree in Communications from SUNY Oswego. Before serving as General Manager, he was the Director of Sales for several years. Since becoming General Manager, Rich has produced over 1,200 special events while overseeing the management of private event spaces at the Fox Theatre and the beverage program at Mason Fine Art. Rich continues to successfully help innovate AFFAIRS's signature designs, sales strategies, and marketing campaigns. He was recognized with a "Choice Award," for his work by the Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants during their national conference. When not planning an event, Rich also enjoys speaking various conferences as an industry expert. His previous speaking opportunities have included programs on sustainability and event planning at Georgia Tech, Emory University, Georgia State, and the Social Circle Summit.