Garlikov is President of ProAdvance. Mr. Garlikov's background includes work in politics, business development, public relations and communication consulting.
he was employed by business publisher Reed Business Information,
first in the marketing department of Variety (Hollywood's
leading entertainment trade publication), and then at Video
Business and DVD Exclusive (both in Variety's
home entertainment group). Earlier in his career, Mr. Garlikov
worked for the management consulting firm Booz-Allen &
political experience started in the early nineties, when he
worked in the White House Office of Administration as a graphic
designer and later served as a presidential advance
representative during the 1992 campaign. During the 1996
presidential primary campaign Mr. Garlikov served as a press
lead for Senator Bob Dole, acting as the campaign's liaison
to local and national media on high-profile campaign trips.
graduated from American University's School of International
Service with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with
a focus on security policy. Later, he studied mass media practices
and political communication, earning a Master of Arts in Communication
at the University of Arizona's top-ranked graduate program.
at ProAdvance, Mr. Garlikov has
planned and executed nearly 200 special events all over the
United States for a wide variety of corporate, non-profit,
association, government and political clients. He has managed
international conferences in Europe and the Middle East,
and planned visits by
foreign government leaders visiting the United States.
In 1999, shortly after the conclusion of hostilities in Kosovo,
he led a delegation
of American and European foreign policy experts through the
has authored several articles for event and meeting magazines
and contributes to industry web sites. His interests include
graphic art and photography, both of which have been put to
good use on behalf of ProAdvance