J Street Group Team

Our job is to work hard and develop a collaborative operation that is seamless on all fronts so that we can help you achieve your event goals.

Debra Schiff

President & CEO

Debra Schiff is the President and founder of the J Street Group, LLC. Debra has more than 45 years of event management and protocol expertise in the United States and abroad. Debra is no stranger to working with the highest level of government officials, business executives, academics, innovators, media, celebrities, entertainers, and athletes, and is ...

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Susan Ralston

Deputy & Founding Member of International Events & Security Consultants (IESC)

Susan Ralston is an event project manager with JSG and has consulting experience developing strategic partnerships between the public and private sectors, developing and managing public affairs and public relations activities with a strong background in project management, outreach, coalition building and event management. With eight years of government affairs experience and six years of ...

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Carlos Elizondo

Senior Consultant

Carlos E. Elizondo is a seasoned professional with over 25 years’ experience providing comprehensive event management at the highest levels of the United States government, a major university, and a Fortune 500 company. He has considerable expertise in international protocol, government and corporate relations. Prior to consulting for the J Street Group, Carlos was appointed ...

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Kelsey Robinson

Associate Director

Kelsey H. Robinson joined J Street Group in 2016 as an Associate Director. Prior to joining J Street Group, Mrs. Robinson was the Conference Manager at the American Retirement Association (ARA), a national organization of retirement plan professionals. During her six years at ARA, Mrs. Robinson organized and implemented a variety of large and small conferences ...

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Alexandra Peters

Event Manager

Alexandra Peters joined J Street Group as an intern in June 2015 and was quickly promoted to Event Manager. Since joining J Street Group, Ms. Peters has assisted with several events for corporate and non-profit clients. Prior to joining J Street Group, Ms. Peters graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama earning a ...

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Joe Funk

USSS Founder & Founding Member of International Events and Security Consultants (IESC)

Joe Funk, President of US Safety & Security, LLC is responsible overseeing all daily operations including all domestic investigations, physical security and executive protection. Mr. Funk is a twenty-one year veteran of the United States Secret Service, completing his career as the Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge of the Washington DC Field Office. ...

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