Christina René, the passionate and effective problem solver has built “Space in The Raw” from an idea to the 7-figure startup it is today. She is also founder and President of Voila Event Solutions, an events and hospitality consulting company that has done work for companies like L’Oréal, American Express & Citibank. Before embarking on her own successful journey, Christina developed her strong sales skills, business acumen and passion for creatively helping people by putting in long hours with hospitality giants in NYC such as the late Vince Steffan (founder of Steffan Group), Hudson Hotel, Mondrian SOHO and Swank Productions. In her free time, Christina currently teaches the following classes at New York University - Sales Strategies for Catering and Event Professionals, Selling Your Space as a Unique Event Venue, and Starting A Successful Events Business. She holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in pre-law studies from Temple University.