Who: Mark and Shelly Hiskey
What: co-founder/production director (Mark) and co-founder/principal (Shelly) at ILIO
- 1990-1993, VP production
- Brown Bag Productions in the '80s and '90s
- Actor/vocalist, different life
- 1992-1993, production assistant for Sony and Nickelodeon children's books on tape
Main responsibilities: Mark conceives and selects sample libraries to produce or distribute, participates in production, maintains quality standards, scouts new technologies for customers, oversees advertising and other marketing duties. Shelly oversees sales and worldwide distribution, accounting, marketing and trade shows.
The one thing I must remind myself when working with my spouse is…
Mark: Shelly is always right.
Shelly: That Mark is my husband first and business partner second.
The hardest challenge of working with my spouse is…
Mark: Keeping the business out of the bedroom.
Shelly: Keeping business out of the bedroom.
The best part about working with my spouse is…
Mark: Having a smart partner I can trust.
Shelly: Sharing all aspects of our lives together.If I could do anything else as a profession, it would be…
Shelly: Cat juggling.
When I'm not in the office, I enjoy…
Mark: Playing with our son.
Shelly: Our son.
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