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What It Was Like Planning Events for the Obamas

Host David Adler is joined again by Deesha Dyer to discuss her time as the White House social secretary under the Obama administration.

Gather Geeks Episode 1guest V2 (2)

Host: David Adler
Guest: Deesha Dyer

In this episode of GatherGeeks—recorded live at Connect Marketplace 2023 in Minneapolis—BizBash chairman and founder David Adler sits down with Deesha Dyer, who served as the White House social secretary for the last two years of the Obama administration.

Here she recounts the meticulous planning that went into the Pope’s visit, navigating unexpected situations with poise, and how her time as social secretary informed her understanding of the intricate interplay between politics, social customs, and the importance of creating memorable experiences. Listen for a behind-the-scenes look into events held at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Running time: 29:58

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