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What Others Are Saying

What others are saying:

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: Woman on a mission:Networking guru and arts advocate is determined to find meaningful work

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“Nancy VanReece is top-notch in every way. She is creative, enthusiastic, extraordinarily helpful, knowledgeable, patient, and best of all, she has a unique understanding of social media and how it works. I highly recommend her whether you are considering her as an employee or as a consultant. She is a woman of exceptional abilities and talents.  February 1, 2010 Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative Dolly Carlisle, AthenaFilm Foundation

“Nancy was able to quickly understand our goals related to social media and help us determine the best tactics to accomplish these goals. She has been a great resource to learn about and use social media tools. It’s also been helpful to brainstorm ideas that we plan to incorporate in the coming year to propel our social media efforts.” December 21, 2009  Top qualities: Expert , High Integrity , Creative  Jennifer Schwartzenberg , Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, NowPlayingNashville.com

“Nancy knows from experience. Her background in both for- and non-profit work is invaluable. She is extremely thorough and committed to doing good work. She is dependable and I have enjoyed working with Nancy as much as I have relied on her to carry out work on behalf of four28. I recommend Nancy very highly.” December 21, 2009   Top qualities: Great Results , Personable , Creative   Stephen Moseley, four28 Collective, Cool People Care

“Nancy VanReece did fantastic work assisting the Arts & Business Council of Nashville to launch its social media program. In her support she was thorough, creative, clear and fast. I would highly recommend her for support in this area.” February 2, 2010 Top qualities: Great Results, Good Value, Creative Connie Linsler Valentine , President/CEO, ABCNashville

“Nancy is incredible, and relentless in her pursuit of action and results. An extremely creative individual that knows how to make things happen while embracing everyone involved. I learn a lot from her whenever we talk. She is a real delight to work with.” August 17, 2009 Jonathan Saad, Grants Program Manager, Metro Nashville Arts Commission

“Nancy practically wrote the book on marketing arts oriented non-profits. Of particular note is her mastery of social media marketing. @nashvilleshakes was tweeting before tweeting was cool. And, she integrates the social media outreach with traditional media and marketing outreach, resulting in great results for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.” July 29, 2009 Aileen Katcher, Partner, KVBPR (Katcher Vaughn & Bailey Public Relations)

“Nancy is a big thinker who also has a big heart. She’s quick to come up with creative ideas for growing important community causes and is always up to a challenge, whether it’s learning a new technology, bringing people together, or working with a new community partner. We’re always excited to work with Nancy as she seeks outcomes where everyone wins.” July 29, 2009 Sam Davidson, President and Co-Founder, CoolPeopleCare

“Nancy was a dedicated and dogged negotiator, with a true heart and passion for protecting the interest of BMI’s songwriters. Her instincts for creating partnerships between BMI and our clients were among the best I’ve seen. In a tough industry, Nancy proved herself adept at building long-lasting relationships here all parties involved could appreciate the benefits of doing business togther.” September 15, 2009 Aaron Mercer, Former Assoc. Director of Key Accounts, BMI, Now Sr. Director, Creative & Licensing at Sony/ATV Music Publishing

“Nancy gets the job done! Whatever the task, Nancy owns it and uses her unique skill set to accomplish things that would leave others laying dead by the roadside. Nancy is tenacious yet always creative, professional and personable in representing people, projects or groups. Nancy has integrity and always shows respect for others. Her ability to administer and manage copyrights as well as her ability to negotiate the deal, always results in win-win scenarios on behalf of clients. I highly recommend Nancy to you.” September 16, 2009 Glenda McNalley, The Select Artist Group, LLC

“Nancy possesses a unique blend of visionary perspective and action orientation. She well-articulates the big picture possibilities and necessities for healthy arts organizations to strengthen the community while working diligently on day-to-day actions to promote the Nashville Shakespeare Festival. A great example is Nancy’s vision for the potential of social media which she acted on to great results, in particular, using Twitter to build a strong presence and following for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.” August 24, 2009 Deb Palmer George, Owner, Palmer Solutions

“Nancy VanReece is a businesswoman, artist and advocate of the highest caliber. She inspires those around her with her enthusiasm and benevolence. Her uncanny ability to combine her dedication to the arts and to social conscientiousness with a savvy business acumen absolutely amazes me. Any individual or organization should consider themselves lucky to have her on their team. I recommend her wholeheartedly.”  January 15, 2010 Mark Cabus, Artistic Director, Green Room Projects/Naked Stages Theater Company

“I am Vice Chair of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, and I have been able to directly observe Nancy’s performance as Executive Director of the Festival, and the results of her efforts. Nancy has done a very good job marketing the Festival, and creating new outlets for making sure the community knows about the Festival and what it does. This includes moving marketing efforts into non-traditional venues like social networking sites, which have proven to be extremely effective. I would highly recommend Nancy and her marketing skills.” August 18, 2009 James Cartiglia, Member, Waddey & Patterson

“I will always be extremely grateful to Nancy for all the time and effort she put in to writing for The Muse’s Muse while she had her own copyright and publishing column. Her articles and advice were always spot on and regularly commented favorably upon by the people who dropped by the website. It’s been a pleasure to work with her.” September 15, 2009 Jodi Krangle, Owner & Creator, The Muse’s Muse Songwriting Resource

“Nancy is competent handling numerous roles on behalf of her clients and doing so well. She cares not only about her clients’ business, but personally as well. Her attention to detail is of great benefit to those she serves. She also is a talented negotiator, and strives to do so in a way that the parties mutually benefit. I have always been impressed with Nancy’s ability to network and assist those she meets, both as a professional and as a friend. I am always confident that Nancy provides the best of her talents to every one she serves.  September 26, 2009 Greg Seneff, Owner, The Seneff Law Office


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