President / CEO
Carey Smolensky is a dynamic Businessman and Entrepreneur who began his family of companies with Mobile Music while in high school. A graduate of Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelors of Science in Biology, Carey is listed in WHO’s WHO WORLDWIDE, served as President of the Chicago Chapter of the International Special Events Society from 1993 to 1995, and is active in numerous boards of charitable organizations.
In 1985 Carey met his wife, Diane, while being the DJ for her father’s 50th birthday party. This was the beginning of not only their love for each other, but their love of working with each other. Diane began working with Carey to create Carey Smolensky Productions, coordinating full scale corporate and social events; locally, nationally and globally.
Thirteen years later, in 1998, Custom Specialty Promotions was created as a division of Carey Smolensky Productions to provide additional services for their clients.
In January 2006, Custom Specialty Promotions became incorporated as a woman-owned business with Carey Smolensky as its Executive Vice President.