Named one of Atlanta’s top tech talents to watch, Geek Girl Emma Loggins is the founder and editor of the popular lifestyle site FanBolt, where she updates daily the latest happenings in the television and film industry, the world of technology, must-visit travel destinations – and really any that you’d be a fan of and geek out over! The site, which Emma also designed and developed by herself, currently receives an average of 300,000 hits per month and has given away over $200,000 in movie and television related contests since it first launched nearly two decades ago. She has conducted thousands of celebrity interviews with talent such as Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Reynolds, Joss Whedon, Betty White, John Travolta, William Shatner, Harrison Ford, Aaron Paul, Johan Hill, and so many more!
As a result of interviewing so many celebrities over the years, Emma is now a big fan of public speaking. She has spoken at over 50 events ranging from 5 to over 2,500 attendees, and she continues to seek out more speaking opportunities on everything from web usability, user interface design, web development, social media, web community building, blogging, and more.
In 2004, Emma was asked to be the official blogger for the FOX television series The O.C., and in 2005, she was interviewed by People Magazine for having one of the best television show websites. She was also a contributing writer on geek culture for several years with CNN.com.
Emma Loggins has done on-camera host and media personality work for a number of conventions where she has interviewed cast members of The Walking Dead, Lost, Breaking Bad, Gotham, Game of Thrones, American Horror Story and more.
Emma is also the founder and editor in chief of Women’s Business Daily, a site targeted at millennial female entrepreneurs who are chasing their dream and making it happen. Women’s Business Daily compliments their mission by providing daily content to motivate, inspire and educate them on their journey as well as help them achieve the ideal work/life balance!
Over the years, Emma has also worked as an influencer with a number of brands across all her social media profiles in addition to her websites. Some of these brands include Target, Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures, AMC, NARS, Coffee-mate, Coca Cola, Visit Scotland, Ireland Tourism, Toyota, Nissan, and more!
Designer + Developer + Social Media
Aside from the world of entertainment, Emma’s main company is a digital marketing agency, Excite Creative Studios. She has been designing websites since 1998. From small local businesses in Atlanta all the way up to campaigns with Warner Brothers for television series such as Supernatural, The Big Bang Theory, and The Vampire Diaries, Loggins has worked with 100’s of businesses to design and optimize their web presence and also their social media marketing.
The Background AKA The Wonder Years
Emma was Valedictorian of her high school’s graduating class, and she went on to graduate with her Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia and Web Design (with a 4.0 GPA) from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 2006 where she won “Best in Show” at the school’s graduating portfolio show. However, Emma wasn’t quite done with furthering her education just yet, and in 2009 she received her Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Web Design/New Media from The Academy of Art in San Francisco.
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A neutral provider of Long Term Care Solutions since 2001, Corey brings a unique and comprehensive consultative perspective to this issue. Since 2003, part of his commitment to the Long Term Care Industry includes his having trained over 3,500 advisors from San Francisco to Wall Street on how to properly position Long Term Care to clients through the CLTC organization. Additionally, he has authored dozens of published industry articles on Long Term Care and has assisted many of the nation’s leading LTC carriers on operational and educational matters.