Team

Butterfly Buzz clients can take advantage of the expertise of a network of experienced consultants, creative talents and communicators.

Bita Milanian
Consultant & Publicist
bita@bflybuzz.com

Bita Milanian is a dynamic and driven team builder and outstanding communicator whose passion is helping people and businesses thrive. A marketing and business development professional with extensive experience in strategic planning and maximizing market opportunities, Bita has contributed to many organizations’ growth and success, from startup companies to large multi-national corporations within telecommunications, consumer electronics, construction development and real estate industries. She has built a solid track record of working with non-profit and cultural organizations, as well as artists, to help produce events, fundraisers and special projects; she has also helped such groups organize their processes and integrate technology into their daily activities to become more efficient.

Bita is proud of her Persian heritage and is constantly looking for ways to help cultivate it while living outside of her motherland, Iran; she originally created Butterfly Buzz to serve the Iranian community in Diaspora and to further promote its artists and businesses to be globally successful. Bita is fluent in several languages and is always eager to learn more, which she finds to be a great way to connect people globally.

Behrooz "Bruce" Ghavami
Artistic Direction
bruce@bflybuzz.com

Bruce Ghavami has over 25 years experience in designing homes and commercial properties, as well as staging.  He has a superb sense of  design, color, harmony and overall look and feel of a space to create the desired atmosphere.  He's based in Los Angeles, but travels throughout California to provide his broad range of design and consulting services.

Kevin Milanian
Multimedia Specialist
kevin@bflybuzz.com

Kevin Milanian is a talented, self-taught video and multimedia developer who started his career in architecture and civil engineering over 30 years ago, designing and developing many residential and commercial projects in Iran and U.S. His artistic abilities and passion to create content that deliver the “message” to the audience has been raved by many of his clients. Attention to detail and desire to deliver quality projects is Kevin’s key signature.

Lauren Towle
Graphic Design
lauren@bflybuzz.com

Lauren Towle works with entrepreneurs, corporations, foundations, and a network of creative agencies in service of communicating a successful, well-designed message. Design is an experience for Lauren, who is continually striving toward the conceptual and the aesthetic. She approaches each client’s needs with a unique viewpoint and an understanding necessary to make its completion a success, and her strong design capability and dedication to the visual arts has allowed her to work successfully with a creative team and under artistic direction.

Michael Levy
Website Development
michael@bflybuzz.com

Michael Levy lives and works in Shelburne, VT. He uses a holistic approach during the Web creation process. Consideration is given to accessibility, search engine optimization, and usability throughout the course of Web site construction. When not working in Web media, Michael practices photography and jazz guitar.

Rachel Schmucker
Writing & Editing
rachel@bflybuzz.com

Rachel Schmucker is a freelance writer and copy editor who helps clients throughout the country communicate their missions clearly, concisely and creatively. Her command of English grammar and ability to write in varying styles allows Rachel to compose and edit copy for a diverse clientele, and her understanding of creative processes enables collaboration with artists and graphic designers alike. She has also worked as a features reporter for the Erie Times-News (Erie, Pa.).

Advisory Board Members
Butterfly Buzz' advisory board consists of some of the most successful and accomplished professionals and philanthropists who appreciate and value art and creativity in business :

Affiliates
Here is a short list of some of our affiliates with whom we collaborate on projects. The list is updated regularly, as we develop new relationships with other great organizations with whom we share similar goals and values.

"Bita was the engine behind an almost impossible concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Bringing an unknown musical ensemble from Iran, on a holiday weekend, was a challenging task; but with her strategic, grassroots marketing and publicity campaign, Homay & The Mastan Group concert became summer 08’s fastest sold-out show at that venue. Butterfly Buzz is our choice for our impossible creative events.”
Jul '08 Bita Shafipour Founder, SoCiArts Productions

 
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