Jim Corti, Artistic Director of Paramount Theatre, to serve as Aurora Inaugural Pride Parade's Grand Marshall!

Jim Corti, Artistic Director of Paramount Theatre, will be serving as Aurora Inaugural Pride Parade's Grand Marshall!

Jim Corti is Artistic Director of Paramount Theatre’s Broadway Series, inaugurated in 2011 with President and CEO, Tim Rater. Deemed eligible 3 years ago for Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Awards, Paramount has garnered 45 nominations with 16 wins, including “Best Musical” 3 years in a row for Les Miserables, West Side Story, and Sweeney Todd. With a record breaking 320,000 patrons this season, subscriptions have risen to over 36,000. “I’m proud to represent our LGBTQ citizenry in Aurora’s first Pride Parade!"

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Brittney Borowicz

Brittney Borowicz is an integrated marketing professional with a strong communications background specializing in journalism, public relations and social media. Originally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Brittney has spent the past few years working with entrepreneurs and small start-ups in the Chicagoland area to enhance their marketing and social media efforts. Prior to her current role as the marketing manager for a computer networking company, Brittney realized her affinity for all things media and marketing while working in radio and television and as a professional presenter. Later, she began working at a couple of small marketing agencies as a Public Relations and Sales Director and Account Manager, which required her to be well versed in coordinating specialized public and media relations strategies, creative marketing initiatives and cohesive sales process implementations. As a strong believer in intimate consumer/brand involvement, Brittney helps her clients create content that engages and educates brand audiences while establishing each client as a thought leader in their industry. Personal Details: > B.S. Broadcast Journalism, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign > Member of Social Media Club Chicago and Toastmasters International > Fan of all things food and wine