Lisa Crawford - Founder & CEO
With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment and travel industry, Lisa has built extraordinary global relationships. Having attended countless concerts, sporting events and theater productions, not only in the United States, but abroad as well, she has an exceptional knack for putting her clients in the best seats in the house worldwide! By working with top professionals, attending exclusive events, lodging in the finest accommodations and savoring the cuisine of world renowned chefs, Lisa brings you access to the most inaccessible events, “Meet and Greets,” and experiences worldwide.
It is no surprise that Lisa has become one of the most sought after Personal Ticket & Travel Concierges in the industry. Her expertise is unrivaled and it shows in her distinct appreciation for being a pampered guest and in her distinct appreciation for exceptional service and hospitality. Constantly in search of the best experiences to share with her clients, Lisa and her well-trained team have traveled extensively around the world. When not traveling or customizing amazing experiences, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, jogging on the beach, golfing, working out and dining. Recently featured on South Florida Today, you can listen to Lisa every Saturday on the Sports Animal and see her at many charity events that she is involved with.
Established in 2004, SitInMySeats VIP Tickets, Travel & Concierge Services is a licensed ticket broker and travel agent with offices in Florida and New Jersey. SitInMySeats’ Founder and CEO Lisa Crawford offers personalized service, customizing spectacular experiences for her clientele.
Todd Picariello - Ticket Concierge
After spending 17 years in Corporate America Todd decided to join and work with his sister, Lisa. With over 8 years of experience in the entertainment and travel industry Todd worked closely with his sister in building global relationships.
Todd operates the New York/ New Jersey office. His main concentration is sporting events but he has also placed clients in many theater productions and concerts. He, like his sister, has a knack of putting his clients in the best seats in the house. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Todd also enjoys working on college sporting events.
When not at work or traveling you can find Todd spending time with his family at the gym, sporting events, concerts and the beach.
Alexie Picariello - Personal Ticket & Entertainment Concierge
Since the day Alexie was born she has been in training. Learning from her Mom , Alexie has become an integral part of the business. Born and raised in South Florida, Alexie graduated from American Heritage High School in Plantation and attended college in Boston and Tallahassee before deciding to join her Mom's business. With over 3 years of dedicated experience, Lexie is getting ready to launch a subsidiary of Sit In My Seats, VIP Tickets , Travel & Concierge Services, TheSilverSpoonlife.com.
Her company specializes in providing the same types of experiences to kids 18 to 30 years of age. When not working side by side with her Mom, you will find Lexie at concerts meeting with performing artists and at the newest, hottest and most talked about clubs nationwide!
Bonnie Balk – Personal Ticket & Travel Concierge
Bonnie Balk joins SitInMySeats with over 30 years of experience in sales and clients services in the fashion industry working with major clients in New York and New Jersey before relocating to Florida in 2002. Balk has extensive knowledge of music, Broadway and live shows and has seen almost every major artist live over the past 30 years. She still travels to New York twice a year to keep up with the new venues and events that the NY/NJ area has to offer. Her knowledge of today’s musical acts combined with the venues in which they appear, make her a valuable resource to assist SitInMySeats clients with their selections.
Ruth Walsh - Latin American Liaison
Born in Brazil, but having spent almost two decades in the United States, Ruth Walsh brings a wealth of experience to SitInMySeats. While living in Los Angeles, she dedicated 12 years to the entertainment business, and later relocated to Hollywood, Florida, where she spent 7 years teaching languages. Now back in Brazil, Ruth, who is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, will serves as SitInMySeat’s liaison to its exclusive Latin American clients.
Georgiene Ruocco Laffey - Personal Concierge
Prior to joining SitInMySeats, Georgiene Ruocco Laffey was the Director of Client Relations with TransMedia Group in Boca Raton. Prior to that, she served as the first Vice President of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), Eastern Region, for twelve years. She also implemented a coaching program for realtors across the nation, teaching them that self-promotion was the key to enhancing their businesses. She currently acts as a consultant for businesses which has allowed her to establish relationships with programs and residents. These relationships help Georgiene to easily plan and cater to any of her SitInMySeats clients’ requests nationally.
Joe Spath – Personal Ticket Concierge
Joe Spath joins SitInMySeats after working as an Inside Sales Representative at StubHub in Connecticut. Prior to this he worked as a supervisor of the Intramural program at Coastal Carolina University. He brings experience in Marketing and Sales to the company. His knowledge of venues and events especially in sports help to give all SitInMySeats clients a truly memorable experience. He studied at both Coastal Carolina University and the University of Connecticut. Joe enjoys running, soccer and baseball in his free time.
Aimee Benitez - Personal Concierge
Aimee Benitez joins SitInMySeats with years of travel consultancy experience. Prior to joining SitInMySeats, she was a SuperClubs Leisure and Group Specialist and served as a liaison between all SuperClubs resort managers, sales managers, and executive assistants. She studied at the Travel Institute in New York City and has the worldly knowledge, skills and understanding to provide her clients with the highest quality of personalized service-consistent with the level they expect, require and deserve.
Gabrielle Rudin - Personal Concierge
Gabrielle Rudin brings over four years of customer service industry experience to SitInMySeats. She is involved with numerous philanthropic organizations including the Make a Wish Foundation and Humane Society of Broward County. She studied Communications at Florida State University.