What do you get when you combine a flight training school, an Aston Martin dealer, and over 20 men dressed in black? You get the first part of a wonderful day of connecting disparate groups of people together into an incredible event. Add in over 20 fashion models, a couple more spectacular cars and one woman who knew how to connect with everyone, and it all came together on the tarmac under a beautiful San Diego sky.
Marie Waite and her friend, Steve Matley, pulled everyone together for a James Bond Photo Shoot, to help promote a themed fashion show in April for a local non-profit, benefiting many different local charities. It was one of the most spectacular events I have ever been involved with.
The interesting thing to me, is it all started as a simple conversation at a casual dinner about a month ago. I was sitting with Steve and Marie and we were discussing how to promote the fashion show. The theme of the show is James Bond and entitled “For Your Eyes Only.” As we talked, I mentioned in jest that to pull this off you’ll need an Aston Martin, maybe a Lamborghini or other fast car, and of course an airplane. [Read more…]