Thank you Olivia Mansion for switching roles and being interviewed for Immersive Conversations!
As you know, Olivia is our Director of Communications and Artist Relations. She is being interviewed by Liz Dimmitt, Fairgrounds CEO/Co-founder.
Olivia directs and manages marketing, social media and communications with artists and the community. She works on telling the story and mission of Fairgrounds St. Pete, as well as communicating and articulating their goals to artists. She is a higher education professional, entrepreneur, and co-founder of OK! Transmit, an art and technology group in South St. Pete, FL. She has worked and consulted with a range of nonprofit and for-profit organizations to develop operations and communications, STEAM and entrepreneurial educational programming. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, artrepreneurship and the wellness industry. When she isn’t working on Fairgrounds St. Pete, you can find her running, meditating, or doing breathwork. Olivia has a Masters in Entrepreneurship from The University of Tampa, and a Masters in Education, English Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Studies from Brown University. Olivia was born in Venezuela and calls South St. Pete home.
“It’s so exciting being part of the Fairgrounds St. Pete founding team. We’re the first experience of its kind in Tampa Bay and guests will be surprised at the thrilling experiences we have in store! In my role, I have the pleasure of supporting our artists in bringing their artwork to life, telling the story of Fairgrounds St. Pete, and working with our founders to shape the direction of the company” Olivia said.
“On a personal level, I’m passionate about entrepreneurship, growth mindset, and cultivating healthy relationships and my role allows me to incorporate all of those every day. I’m grateful to have a supportive team that allows me to play into my strengths and interests. I say it often, and I mean it, we really do have a dream team.”
“I first met Olivia through Mikhail in 2019. We’ve been working together for a little over 2 years. In that time it’s been an honor to watch Olivia grow into her senior leadership role. Working with artists was new to her and she has taken to it. Our Fairgrounds’ artists love working with her and she is a great supporter, collaborator and cheerleader for them and our team as a whole. I am grateful to have her as a partner in Fairgrounds St. Pete” reports Liz Dimmitt.