Arika Buckley is a passionate professional with progressive experience in successfully selling, planning and executing complex conferences and social events. She is adept at cultivating key partnerships and building long lasting relationships. She has specialized knowledge in applying for pharmaceutical and other grants, addressing professional gaps for continuing medical education and managing conferences and client relationships to consistently build trust and reassurance.
Arika is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Communications and Public Relations. She joined the Indiana University CME team as a commercial support coordinator. She brings 8 years of experience in her various roles of Event Management in a hotel setting along with 6 years in the continuing medical education department at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Arika enjoys spending time as a volunteer at her daughters’ schools and her church, as well as spending time with her friends and extended family. Arika and her husband Mike, who is an attorney and fellow Purdue grad, have three young daughters named Gabrielle, Josephine, and Caroline.