As an entrepreneur and award-winning business owner, Carey Balogh boasts 20+ years of experience in brand development, management, public relations, marketing, and special events.
Carey obtained her B.A. in Journalism/Public Relations from the University of Maryland and her Master’s in Fashion Promotion from the Marangoni Institute in Milan, Italy. She has worked with hundreds of start-up brands to international powerhouse clients like Gucci, Calvin Klein Collection, and Hublot Watches at the executive level. She co-founded a children’s rock ‘n’ roll –themed play space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn called Frolic! which was named “Best Play Space in NYC” by TimeOut New York Kids. The brand was then licensed to the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.
Carey assisted with Rook Coffee’s launch in 2010 and remains a proud member of the advisory board. She advises any size business ranging from small local entrepreneurs to bigger brands, like Brand Groupies’ client Mancini Duffy, a 100-year-old architecture and design firm in NYC. Entrepreneurs look to Brand Groupies to help build a new brand, or revamp current brands through brand strategy sessions and mastermind groups.
Tune into the Brand Groupies Podcast where Carey interviews inspiring brand founders about how they build and rock their brands. You can also catch her playing guitar in Mamadrama, her mom-only band out of Asbury Park.