Doing It All

Korn, Irene
March 2007
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p20
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the challenges faced by several meeting planners in maintaining a balanced life. Karyn Evans, principal planner of meeting and event services for Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, proposed to a telecommuting trial from her home which eventually served her needs and the company's needs. Leanne Acton, director of conference planning and travel services at The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co., says there is flexibility in her company as long as is does not interfere with their work.


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