Liz Bustamante-McAteer is the President and Owner of Village Square Marketing, LLC, a full suite marketing, communications and event planning company. Liz began Village Square in June of 2013 after deciding to leave Citigroup which she spent nearly 10 years at in various financial and event marketing roles.
Liz began her career as an Accountant, of which she holds a degree in from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. Having always had a desire for doing something creative, she enrolled at New York University and went on to get a Masters in Performing Arts Administration. This degree opened her skill set to include marketing, event planning and business development.
Liz is an avid traveler and lover of the arts. She recently relocated to Rockville Centre, NY where she lives with her husband, John McAteer, and her two daughters, Lucienne (Lulu) and Tristan.
Jennifer Bavaro is an Ohio girl who has been living in the NY Metro area for 19 years. She is proud to be mama to her spunky and adventerous kiddos, Evelyn and Benjamin.
Prior to tackling motherhood Jen’s career was in Sports Marketing for the Cincinnati Bengals, NY MetroStars (now Red Bulls), New York Jets, Sprint and the National Football League. Her focus was on Client Service of the Sponsor’s contract including entertainment, special events and media.
After welcoming her daughter, Jen became a Certified Personal Trainer. She used these skills as a Stroller Strides instructor (mom and baby fitness classes) around Nassau County.
Her passions include fitness, clean living (not perfectly), snowboarding, travel, family along with creating fun and special theme parties for children and adults. Jen owes her Long Island living to her wonderful husband, Gerry! Whom she met via snowboarding.
Liz Bustamante-McAteer and Jennifer Bavaro possess nearly 30 years of event planning, marketing and sponsorship experience.
A quick school bus stop conversation led to the brainstorming and creation of Fun Intended. A fully comprehensive marketing and event planning company, we take the planning off your plate and assist in everything from theme development to executing the best event possible. Fun Intended brings your party to life!