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director of new business development

MARIE’S Wine Bar

Originally, from Cincinnati, Ohio, Sidney L. Warren is the Founder of The Warren Group, LLC. With 17+ years of experience building and leading efficient and profitable business operations in branded concepts, from TCBY and the NFL to Mrs. Fields and Quiznos, Mr. Warren is an unparalleled enthusiastic, resourceful, compassionate and visionary business leader who is quick to grasp new ideas and concepts as well as develop innovative and creative solutions to problems.

Mr. Warren is a proven, focused and experienced entrepreneur with a track record in managing and growing global brands in order to maintain and improve profitability as well as encourage return customers and facilitate business growth. He is also known industry wide as having demonstrated the ability to critically evaluate and respond to rapidly evolving operations in the Food & Beverage, Data Retail Management and Concept Development arenas for traditional and non-traditional retail environments and venues.

As a successful Franchise Developer Specialist as well as a Public Speaker on numerous business topics, Mr. Warren’s consulting company, The Warren Group, works with clients to develop initiatives to foster process improvement directly contributing to revenue growth. The company is at the forefront of delivering an entirely new form of Franchise Business Intelligence (FBI). The Warren Group also leverages advanced operations expertise to implement and execute top-level strategies to generate effective and efficient franchise operating methods and procedure

Currently based in North America, Mr. Warren is very active in his community and the Catholic Church. He is also married to Tyrha M. Lindsey-Warren.


Kathleen Delva is a public relations professional that works diligently to attain the maximum exposure for her clients. As a professional working in the PR and Special Events industry, she has worked with clients such as Verizon Wireless,BET, CURLS, Russell Simmons ART for Life, and The Future Project, increasing their presence amongst their targeted audiences, and creating experiences that media have raved about. During her time at L.A.I Comm Kathleen has learned to manage online communications, and plan events from start to finish, which have proven great return on investments, and extremely happy clients!

A snapshot of media and sponsorship that has been secured for clients are :ABC’s Here and Now, NBC’s Positively Black, CNBC’s Street Signs, MadameNoire.com, Vibe Vixen, Essence, The Source Magazine, Black Enterprise Magazine, OPI Nail Polish, POP Chips, The Network Journal ,and Forbes.com .

Kathleen Delva is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University holding a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications with a Concentration in Public Relations. She is currently in pursuit of becoming the best version of herself!

Favorite Quote:

“The height of your accomplishments is determined by the depth of your convictions.” – William F. Scolavino

Managing Director

Performing Arts & Non-Profits

As a Julliard Drama graduate and trained MBA executive, Ms. Timm brings this extraordinary combination and her enormous passion to advance the greater good to her work at L.A.I. Communications. Ms. Timm has experience working with the Theatre Communications Group (TCG) to create the United States Status of the Artist report for UNESCO. As a recipient of the national TCG New Generations Emerging Leader Award, Ms. Timm was involved in all aspects of management at Anne Bogart’s ensemble theater, SITI Company. With the Cincinnati’s Fine Arts Fund, now known as ArtsWave, Ms. Timm provided administrative support for the National Arts Marketing Project. She also continued her collaboration with the Arts Services office by helping to establish the Virtual Arts Incubator. Ms. Timm has spent several years working with Harvard Graduates as the Admissions and Membership Representative of the Harvard Club of New York City. She was also a core company member of the Juggernaut Theatre Company in New York City. Ms. Timm is fluent in German and is an active member of cincideutsch.

Favorite Quote:

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein

Creative Director (Emeritus)

Managing Director

Government Affairs

Head of Production

Creative Director

Director of Special Projects

Creative Director