Brad Osborne describes himself as being a “behind the scenes guy.” Someone who is enhancing the successes of those who choose to trust him. Most notably, Brad has been a residential Realtor for 42 years, helping thousands of families and fellow agents achieve their goals. Since 2015, Brad has been able to enjoy his “bucket-list job” as a school bus driver on #BradsCoolBus. While interviewing with Carmel Clay Schools, he was asked for three words to describe himself. “Creative. Engaging. Improving.” His life of service to others helps propel clients of MEG & Associates to their next level of success.
Nancy started working with MEG & Associates in 2013. She has a background in sports management, family entertainment, marketing and human resources. She has a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from Ball State University. She has assisted Meg Osborne with numerous events for a variety of clients across Indianapolis. She greatly enjoys the day to day operations and full execution of the event. Nancy currently resides in Virginia with her husband Josh and continues to work for MEG & Associates full time.
Philip Paluso's professional history includes working for the San Diego Tribune daily newspaper immediately out of college, to being a network television promotion executive at Fox Broadcasting in Los Angeles, and then upon moving into the Indianapolis market, producing award-winning national and international advertising, promotion and entertainment video programs. The list of awards for his writing and directing includes Aurora Best of Show, Tellys, Videographer, and Vision awards. His documentary "Wings for Maggie Ray," which was produced in 2012 explores the life of aviator Margaret Ringenberg, who answered her country's call to duty in World War II and ultimately became a revered flying legend. It won the Bronze Plaque Award at the 61st Annual Columbus (Ohio) International Film Festival. The film was picked up by American Public Television in 2013 and ran on PBS stations nationwide until 2019. The film is currently available on Amazon Prime Video. Paluso is active in independent film production. Recently he was Director of Photography for the award winning independent short Breathe. It won the 2019 Audience Award at the Chi-Town Multicultural Film Fest and is now on Amazon Prime Video. Paluso’s client list includes corporations, foundations, and advertising/marketing agencies.
Dan McFeely was an award-winning central Indiana journalist for 25 years, the last 17 as a reporter, editor and columnist at the Indianapolis Star. He left journalism in 2013 to start his own communications firm in Carmel. Highly focused on writing, media relations and crisis communications, Dan’s primary client is the City of Carmel, where he works with the Mayor and the Community Relations and Economic Development office. Dan also maintains several other clients and does most of the writing of press releases and newsletters for clients of MEG & Associates, for whom he has worked for the past five years.
Melissa graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from Ball State University. She transitioned to teaching eleven years ago after working in the customer service industry for 15 years. She has volunteered for MEG & Associates for 3 years assisting in multiple events. Melissa now works part time on the Communications team writing press releases and newsletters for various clients. She also has experience designing and maintaining the website for Good Day Carmel.
Adam Aasen is a former newspaper reporter with more than a decade’s experience in both Jacksonville, Florida and Carmel, Indiana.
He was editor in chief of the Indiana Daily Student (the student newspaper of IU-Bloomington). After graduation, he accepted a job as a crime reporter at the Florida Times-Union before being promoted to the higher education beat. His articles have appeared in Indianapolis Monthly, The New York Daily News, The Indianapolis Star, SmartMoney Magazine, The Las Vegas Review-Journal and more. He left after three years to return to Indiana and work in the marketing and community relations department of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. He opened Donatello’s Italian Restaurant in Carmel in 2010 and spent four years as a freelance reporter for Current in Carmel. He has appeared as a guest on WIBC, IndyStyle and more. Aasen was elected to the Carmel City Council in May 2019.
Aasen is a 2016 graduate of the Hamilton County Leadership Academy. He’s served on the boards for organization such as the Carmel Rotary Club, the Carmel Education Foundation and Janus Developmental Services. He served on committees for CarmelFest, HAND Inc., the Heartland Film Festival and the Humane Society of Hamilton County. He previously served as a mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
In 2019, he was named Volunteer of the Year by OneZone.
Elyse Myers is a contract graphic designer for MEG & Associates and has been running her own freelance graphic design business for almost ten years. Elyse is a graduate of Ball State University (chirp, chirp!) with a BFA in Visual Communications. After a short but diverse career in advertising, she opened up her freelance business full-time in 2014 specializing in branding, packaging, and print design. Her clients are often entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses. Elyse enjoys bringing her own unique perspective to clients that may need a modern update. She believes that good design can truly help an organization or business take the next step to success.
As an award-winning artistic craftsman, I will help an organization’s collective positive environment by utilizing my skills as a sculptor, designer and an artist. Friends and other professionals would describe me as “Passionate, Compassionate and Creative”.
Dawn Parr assists MEG & Associates as a Day of Event team member. Having worked in various capacities from Personnel Manager at the (then) Indianapolis Police Department, to mother, to English Instructor at Southside Christian Homeschool Academy, she enjoys helping others. She believes that if one sees a need, then one's next objective is to find a way to fulfill that need.
Marcia is an experienced project coordinator, having developed and run the international projects department for a national youth organization for over six years. She is the co-owner of River West Coffee and Tea. Her passion is resourcing people so they may be their best.
Toni is an Indiana native who grew up on Indy’s southside. She attended Ball State University and graduated with a degree in Political Science. After a short stint in politics, Toni landed in the event industry where she has worked for over 30 years. She was a member of the 500 Festival staff where she managed and directed the nation’s largest half-marathon. Under Toni’s direction, she saw the 500 Festival Parade grow into one of the top 3 Parades in the country. Toni is an avid sports fan so it is not surprising that she credits one of her claims to fame as being responsible for orchestrating and producing the Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl Victory Parade in 2007. For the past 5 years, she has enjoyed working as an independent contractor on various projects such as being a member of TEAM MEG.