experienced business experts
Pregame advisors, trainers, and facilitators are working professionals with a wealth of experience, insight, and connections. We partner with people who are have a true passion for what they do and an authentic desire to help others achieve their goals.
Ciara Pressler, Founder
Ciara's personal mission and professional passion are the same: to help people clarify their vision and create an actionable plan to make their goals a reality.
Ciara is the creator of the Game Plan approach and the author of Game Plan: Achieve Your Goals in Life, Career, and Business, founder and editor of Pregame Magazine, creator and host of webseries The Audience, business contributor to The Huffington Post, guest speaker at conferences and universities, and a media guest expert for television, radio, digital, and print.
After 14 years in New York City working with innovative businesses in entertainment, media, real estate, tech, finance, fitness, lifestyle, and beyond, Ciara returned to her hometown of Portland to launch Pregame. Ciara has worked with entrepreneurs, corporate teams, creative professionals, and organizations throughout the United States as well as in Europe and Asia. Her network spans continents with connections to innovators in multiple fields.
Previously, Ciara led marketing and membership for Gen Art, a national organization supporting emerging artists in fashion, film, art, and music, where partners included Acura, American Express, Diageo, Equinox, New York magazine, Time Warner Cable, and many more. She was director of marketing for Capes Coaching, an entertainment industry career coaching firm. She has facilitated custom training programs for Conde Nast, Hearst, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, MTV, A&E Networks, and more.