Today’s Guest: Amy Rhoads


With over 20 years of experience in the marketing and event planning industries, Amy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her clients.

Amy Rhoads began her event planning and marketing career in 1993, coordinating a hot-air balloon to fly out of the old iconic Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO leading into a St. Louis Cardinals Baseball game. She spent a few years working with the RE/MAX Regional Office planning awards banquets, regional meetings and running the hot-air balloon program.

In 1998, Amy was invited into a partnership with an advertising agency overseeing operations, creating campaigns, logos, and brand development. Known for thinking out-of-the-box, the agency was in twenty-five markets throughout the United States.

2009, Amy launched Moxie Media & Communications serving as a Publicist, PR specialist and corporate event coordinator.

Today, she works her business alongside a second business as an Independent Consultant for Rodan + Fields; the #1 premium skincare in North America.

Over the years, Amy has served on several committees with a focus on missions to help the underserved populations in Haiti and co-chaired Celebrate Fitness and Celebrate Spot, benefiting young women breast cancer research. Amy and her husband, Ken, reside in O’Fallon, MO with their three children and spend their free time traveling.

On this episode:

Stacey is joined by entrepreneur and President of Moxie Media & Communications Amy Rhoads for a discussion on client prospecting, setbacks in business, and refusing to give up on yourself.

Key Takeaways

-Establish your brand.

-Your marketing should help your message.

-Investing in yourself is your biggest step forward.

Tweetable Quotes:

“When the company I helped build folded, it was an awakening for me. I realized I wasn’t putting my energy into the right priorities.” -Amy Rhoads

“Some look at failure as pain. Some embrace it so they can grow and evolve from it.” -Stacey O’Byrne

“I’m very lucky to have a handful of clients who trust me. It allows me to hit the ground running and in the end, everyone is happy.” -Amy Rhoads

“Coaches help expose your blind spots. It’s hard to see the problem if you play a part in the problem.” -Stacey O’Byrne

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