LaMae Weber, Dream Warrior Group’s entrepreneurial CEO is a force to be reckoned with. Whether Weber is presenting breaking trends on the web at a conference in China or managing field office operations for a national environmental consulting firm, her commitment to excellence sets her apart from the rest of the field. Since joining Dream Warrior Group (DWG) in 2003, Weber has increased business revenue and facilitated growth of the staff over 600%. She is a sought-after speaker at Arts Reach and regional social media marketing events and routinely makes presentation on Information, Training, Contributions and Marketing.
Managing teams of multi-disciplinary experts of IT, Web development, and social marketing for over 50 clients, Weber developed the company’s three- year growth plan and completed the first Content Management Service & System for Performing Art Organizations. She has also developed, implemented and managed multi-year social marketing campaigns for clients around the globe, including large and medium size businesses in the US and Asia.
Prior to joining DWG, Weber served as Executive Director of Family Services Alliance of Southeast Idaho in Pocatello, ID. She was responsible for all operations and planning that included management of public and private funding, budgeting, personnel, grant-writing, development and implementation of case management philosophies, client service, quality control, expansion and programming. During her tenure, Weber was responsible for increasing agency funding by 60% in first year. She also obtained multi-year federal grant and renewal and developed community network and resources. Prior to that, she served as the Shelter Manager and Crisis Intervention Specialist.
Her passion for the environment led her to a six year stint as Operations Administrator for Cascade Earth Sciences, Valmont Industries. Here, she was directly responsible for administering government contracts; HR; daily operations and team facilitation; internal and external communications; budgeting and strategic planning; and, development and implementation of methodologies to support the grant and project management process. She was also a member of corporate marketing team that managed corporate image, product launch, process marketing, direct mail and client stewardship.
Characteristic of her warm and giving personality and high ethical standards, Weber also makes a point to give back. She has developed multiple marketing and development campaigns for non-profit organizations including Long Beach Shakespeare Company. With her help, these organizations have thrived during these difficult economic times.
Growing up an only child in Merrill, Wisconsin, Weber initially thought she wanted to become a Marine, or Ballerina. At the age of 20, her interests and passion changed to business management as she discovered her ability to work with people, helping them accomplish their goals. She went on to attendthe University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point where she received her BS in Business Management and M.I.S. She later attended Boise State University and finally Idaho State University where she received her MBA with a focus in business strategy.
Weber has recently begun writing and performing stand-up comedy in and around Los Angeles. Her recent performances at the Hollywood Improv, Flappers and the legendary Comedy Store all met with a standing ovation. Next on her plate are web-based comedy training seminars on the use of social media for beginners. Her other interests include blogging and biking.