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Erik Maranto


As the Event Manager at New Home Star, Erik Maranto is an exceptional addition to the Star Marketing team, with wide-reaching experience in event facilitation and production. Erik plays a key role in overseeing company events, including site selection, vendor negotiations, event registration, travel logistics, on-site staffing, event marketing, and post-event reporting.

As a student at Elmhurst University, Erik played an active role in Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity, where he still serves as the Grand Chapter Advisor and mentors current undergraduate members. Erik received his degree in Business Management and Organizational Communication and has since earned certifications in Cvent Event Management and HubSpot Marketing Software.

Erik is a motivated worker with a team-first attitude and primarily aims to bring people together by providing memorable experiences and the opportunity to grow individual relationships. After many months of planning an original idea, he finds it incredibly satisfying to see an event fully come together and witness a real-world experience. In his spare time, Erik is an avid Chicago Bulls, Bears, and White Sox fan, and he greatly enjoys game nights with friends. He is a proud older brother to his three siblings.