Sergio Camargo is the Exhibits Manager for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). Prior to joining SWE, Sergio held other event- and account-related roles, serving as the Director of Event Management for the Merchandise Mart and as a Senior Coordinator with SmithBucklin. Outside of work, Sergio is involved with Habitat for Humanity, Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, and serves as a Board Member of Family Equality in the Midwest. In his free time, Sergio enjoys exploring museums and attending concerts and comedy shows.
Who is your role model and why?
I love pop art! My role model is Andy Warhol, an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
Where are you from/where were you raised?
Chicago, Little Village.
What is your favorite sports team?
Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bears
What is your go-to karaoke song?
Depeche Mode “Personal Jesus”
If you could eat one thing the rest of your life, what would it be?
What is the best piece of professional advice you’ve received?
Always prioritize your day!
What is your favorite place in the world?
Do you have any interesting or little-known facts about yourself?
It’s very hard for me to get stressed out.
What movie or TV quote are you most likely to use in conversation?
“I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” (The Godfather, 1972)
What was the inspiration that made you get into your field?
No event is the same as the last!
What is your favorite thing about your job?
The staff and the association.