Attendee List

8/16/2017

Name
Company
Title
NACE Chapter
Abbott, JeAnna 
University of Houston 
Executive Director 
 
 
Abrantes, Melissa 
Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse 
 
 
 
Adler, David 
CEO and Founder 
BizBash Media 
 
 
Aguis, Donna 
Alessi Bakeries 
Executive Catering Director 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Ahmed, Sania 
Conrad N. Hilton College, Univ. of Houston 
Student 
Houston 
 
Akers, Leanne 
Barry Callebaut 
Chef Promoter 
 
 
Allen, Amber 
Renaissance Downtown Phoenix 
Senior Catering Sales Executive 
Phoenix 
 
Allore-Ince, Emily 
Bethesda Country Club 
Director of Catering 
Greater Washington D.C. 
 
Alvarado-Morales, Christina 
Great Events & Rentals 
Sr. Account Executive 
Alamo 
 
Alvarez, Jacqueline 
Anaheim Arena Management 
Catering Manager 
 
 
Amernick, Tracey 
The Cohn Restaurant Group 
Director of Special Events 
Las Vegas 
 
Anderson, Alli 
Lubbock Country Club 
Private Event Director 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Anderson, Mark 
Dollar Tree 
 
 
 
Andrews, Badra 
The Bougainvilleas 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Anhaiser, Lisa 
LBL Event Rentals 
President 
Houston 
 
Anton, Emily 
Dollar Tree 
 
 
 
Apligian, Annemarie 
ClubCorp 
Private Events Director 
 
 
Applegate, Megan 
Hilton Center City 
Senior Catering Sales Manager 
Charlotte 
 
Archer, Gary 
Bright Star Productions 
Event Sales & Design 
Houston 
 
Archer, Sydney 
AFR Event Furnishings 
Account Executive 
Houston 
 
Aruch, Oz 
Ubeya 
 
 
 
Asadurian, Marisa 
Forest Highlands Golf Club 
Server 
Phoenix 
 
Auger, Jeana 
The Houston Club - ClubCorp 
Private Events Director 
Houston 
 
Avila, Tiffany 
The Hometown Chef Catering Co 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Balli, Leigh 
Haak Vineyards and Winery 
Event Coordinator 
Houston 
 
Baltazar, Andrea 
Carrabba's 
Catering Assistant 
 
 
Barber, Kelly 
Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House 
Director of Special Events 
Austin 
 
Baronet-Diehl, Lora 
Sheraton Dallas Hotel 
Director of Catering 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Barrow, Brooke 
ClubCorp 
 
 
 
Bass, Mary 
Haak Vineyards & Winery 
Executive Chef 
Houston 
 
Baumann, Gary 
Omni Hotel 
Director of Catering & Conference Services 
Houston 
 
Bautista, Ryan-Kirk 
Riverbend 
Sales Manager, Membership & Events 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Bayot, Donnell 
TISOH: The Int'l School of Hospitality 
Director of Academic Affairs 
Las Vegas 
 
Beal, Hattie 
Relish Catering & Events 
 
Greater Denver 
 
Becker, Betty Kay 
Allée Photography 
Owner 
Greater Denver 
 
Becker, Kevin 
Allée Photography 
 
Greater Denver 
 
Belter, John 
LondonHouse Hotel Chicago 
Director of Food and Beverage 
Greater Chicago 
 
Benson, Rachael 
Embassy Suites Greenville Resort & Conference Center 
Event Sales Manager 
Appalachian 
 
Betts, Patti 
San Diego Zoo & Safari Park 
Event Sales & Wedding Specialist 
San Diego 
 
Binner, Jacqueline 
Blooms Design Studio 
Vendor 
 
 
Bippert, Karen 
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum 
Director of Sales and Marketing 
Alamo 
 
Blach, Amy 
Blach Construction 
Events Manager 
Silicon Valley 
 
Black, Linda 
Gulf Coast Tent Rentals 
Event Coordinator 
New Orleans 
 
Blake, Trent 
Stage Directions 
Executive Director of Events 
Houston 
 
Blaugrund, Dana 
Wolfgang Puck Catering 
Director of Catering Sales 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Boland, Melissa 
Northern Quest Resort & Casino 
Director of Sales and Catering 
 
 
Boles, Ashlynne 
Goldner Associates, Inc. 
Intern 
 
 
Bomberger, Andy 
Whitney Peak Hotel 
Catering Sales Manager 
Reno/Tahoe 
 
Boone, Jeffery 
Boone's Professional Events 
Owner 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Borchard, Michelle 
Audubon Nature Institute 
Special Events Sales Manager 
New Orleans 
 
Borders, Emily 
Yale University 
Catering Sales and Events Manager 
NY/NJ Metro 
 
Boshears, Don 
ClubCorp 
Regional Private Event Director 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Bouche, Brittney 
Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals 
Sales & Marketing 
Orlando 
 
Bouton Pate, Claudette 
Goldner Associates, Inc. 
 
 
 
Bouw, Mark 
Front of the House 
 
 
 
Bozier, Jermaine 
Aramark 
Director of Catering 
Appalachian 
 
Bradburn, Richele 
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino 
Catering Manager 
Austin 
 
Brand, Natalie 
The Peachtree Club 
Catering and Events Manager 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Brant, Kevin 
Belo Mansion / Culinaire Int'l 
General Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Brasowski, Alexander 
Motorola by AlphaCom Wireless 
Radio Solutions Team Member 
 
 
Bratcher, Natalie 
Balcones Country Club 
Director of Events 
Austin 
 
Bredl, Tracy 
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee 
Senior Event Sales Manager 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Brillhart, Judy 
Sheraton Commander Hotel 
Director of Catering & Event Management 
New England 
 
Brooks, Stacey 
Simple Moments Photography 
owner 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Brown, Brittany 
The Houstonian Hotel 
Catering Service Manager 
Houston 
 
Brown, Carlton 
Occasional Occasions by Carlton 
Owner 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Brown Pflueger, Julie Downtown 
PartySpace.com 
Director of Marketing 
Phoenix 
 
Brown-Haddock, Wendy 
Monona Catering 
General Manager 
Capital Area of Wisconsin 
 
Buchsbaum, Richard 
Audubon Nature Institute 
Vice President of F & B 
New Orleans 
 
Buckley, David 
AFR Event Furnishings 
Regional Sales Manager 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Bullis, Heather 
Main Course Catering 
Sales Manager 
Phoenix 
 
Buop, Robin 
Botanica 
Owner/Designer 
Greater Cincinnati Area 
 
Burns, Jennifer 
BEYOND 
Director 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Bush, Marshall 
The Events Company 
Account Executive 
 
 
Buttrey, Brittany 
Distinctive Catering and Events 
Sales Manager 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Byther, Zachary 
Republic National Distributing Company 
National Account Manager--Hotels 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Camacho, Liz 
Liz Kamali Events 
Luxury Event Planner 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Campbell, Darlene 
Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre 
Senior Event Manager 
 
 
Campbell, Eric 
Bright Star Productions 
 
 
 
Campbell, Laura 
Whim Hospitality 
Director of Whim Hospitality Services 
Austin 
 
Campbell, Linwood 
Hilton Norfolk The Main 
Director of Catering Sales and Convention Services 
Richmond 
 
Cantrell, Tabatha 
The Cliffs 
Private Event Sales Manager 
Appalachian 
 
Capetillo, Lee 
The Events Company 
Account Executive 
 
 
Carballo, Mary 
AFR Event Furnishings 
Account Executive 
Baltimore 
 
Carrion, Tiffany 
Metropolis Productions 
General Manager 
Orlando 
 
Carruth, Lisa 
BraeBurn Country Club 
Director of Catering and Private Events 
Houston 
 
Carter, Mark 
Walco 
Vice President of Sales 
 
 
Caruso, David 
Dynamic Events by David Caruso 
President & Creative Director 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Casella, Greg 
Catered Too 
Owner 
Silicon Valley 
 
Cassier, Marc 
AccorHotels - North America 
Corporate Executive Director, Conference Services & Catering Sales 
Charlotte 
 
Castaneda, Elena 
Alvin Community College 
Student 
Houston 
 
Castillo, Hatch 
Catered Too 
Operations Manager 
 
 
Cates, Jessica 
Crowd Source 
Senior Events Marketing Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Cerda, Blanca 
AT&T Exec Education & Conference Center 
Conference Services Manager 
Austin 
 
Cervero, Kaelyn 
Aurora Healthcare Foundation 
Special Events 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Chachula, Nick 
iCustomLabel 
President 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Chapin, Allison 
The Wigwam Resort 
Catering and Convention Services Manager 
Phoenix 
 
Chapman, Maxwell 
Nowsta 
 
 
 
Charles, Jennifer 
Something Fabulous 
Co-Founder / Design Director 
Greater Washington D.C. 
 
Chaudhry, Ameena 
National 4-H Center 
Sales Associate 
Greater Washington D.C. 
 
Chelakis, Gino 
Bright Star Productions 
 
 
 
Chestnutt, Lorry 
Cosmo Cool Concepts, Inc. 
 
 
 
Childress, Kerri 
Sandlewood Manor 
Venue Director 
 
 
Christenson, Jennifer 
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel 
Catering Sales Manager 
Minneapolis-St Paul 
 
Clapes, Jim 
Drug Policy Alliance 
Conference & Events Manager 
 
 
Clason, Secily 
The Chef's Table 
Director of Operations 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Coito, Melissa 
Thrive Hive 
 
 
 
Cole-Hubbs, Therese 
Electric Karma International 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Collins, Dawn 
Sodexo 
Catering Director 
 
 
Colson, Elise 
Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau 
Destination Services Senior Manager 
 
 
Comito, Frank 
Northern Quest Resort & Casino 
Executive Banquet Chef 
 
 
Concannon, Amanda 
Housto Zoo, Inc. 
 
 
 
Cook, Emily 
Aramark, Tacoma Convention Center 
Catering Sales Manager 
Tacoma/South Puget Sound 
 
Copeland, Emily 
University of Houston 
Student 
Houston 
 
Corenblith, Jennifer 
Caesars Entertainment 
Sales System Manager 
Las Vegas 
 
Cottrell, Belinda 
PRI Productions 
Destination Services Director 
Northeast Florida 
 
Couture, Maggie 
Catalyst Restaurant 
Private Events Manager 
New England 
 
Cramer, Heather 
MillerCoors 
Guest Relations Supervisor 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Creech, Kat 
Kat Creech Events 
Owner & Creative Director 
Houston 
 
Crosby, Alicia 
The Baltimore Museum of Art 
Rental & Program Planning Manager 
Baltimore 
 
Cundiff, Andrew 
Lory Catering, Colorado St. Univ. 
Catering Coordinator 
 
 
Cunningham, Rebekah 
Dream Bouquet 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Dadetto, A.J. 
Hearst Corporation 
V.P. Marketing Events 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Damm, Clayton 
Hotel Captain Cook 
Catering Director 
Anchorage 
 
Daniels, Mitch 
MDI Video 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Daquioag, Riley 
University of Houston 
Student 
Houston 
 
Dauterive, Deborah 
Host Staff, LLC 
CEO 
Houston 
 
Davies, Nick 
Westin Denver International Airport 
Director Of Catering & Events 
Greater Denver 
 
Day, Jenny 
University of NE-Lincoln 
Event Coordinator 
Greater Omaha, NE 
 
de Bernardo Sheerin, Rachel 
She Sells 
Badass Sales Strategist & Trainer 
Charlotte 
 
De Peña, Daniella 
The Added Touch Events 
Owner & Lead Consultant 
Houston 
 
Deale, Jennifer 
Westin Galleria & Westin Oaks Houston 
Complex Meeting and Event Manager 
Houston 
 
Dekalo, Omri 
Ubeya 
 
 
 
Dekkers, Carol 
Quality Plus Technologies 
President 
 
 
DeMartino, Taylor 
LIVE! Event Design 
Owner / Founder and Creative Director 
Houston 
 
Dennis, Erin 
Hampton Inn and Suites Southpark 
Sales & Event Coordinator 
Charlotte 
 
Dennis, Kevin 
Fantasy Sound Event Services 
Owner 
Silicon Valley 
 
DePew, Kristi 
Eclipse Event Co. 
Co-Owner 
Austin 
 
Deri, Whitney 
Blend Catering 
Owner, Chef 
Reno/Tahoe 
 
Derrick, Brittney 
The Duke Mansion 
Director of Sales & Events 
Charlotte 
 
DiAntonio, Ed 
Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin 
Director of Catering 
Orlando 
 
Dillman, Amanda 
University Club 
Special Events Director 
Triangle, North Carolina 
 
DiMento, Mary 
Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering 
Senior Catering Sales Manager 
San Diego 
 
DiRenzo, Monica 
Caesars Entertainment 
Citywide Catering Sales Manager 
Las Vegas 
 
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Dolan, Jason 
Thrive Hive 
 
 
 
Dosch, Jenna 
Jenna Dosch Photography 
Owner 
Las Vegas 
 
Drake, Lauren 
Whim Hospitality 
Catering Sales Manager 
 
 
Dreffs, Vincent 
Dreffs for Success 
Chief Success Officer 
Nashville 
 
DuBose, Kim 
CORT Event Furnishings 
 
 
 
Duch, Chinnia 
Alvin Community College 
Student 
Houston 
 
Dunn, Lainey 
Straz Center for the Performing Arts 
Catering Sales Manager 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Dunnick, Michelle 
United Way of Southern Louisiana 
 
New Orleans 
 
Dwork, Michael 
Verterra 
 
 
 
Dyke, Kathy 
By Dzign, LLC 
Event Designer 
Las Vegas 
 
Eades, Dee Lane 
Graceful Tables 
Senior Sales Representative 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Earle, Geoffrey 
On The Rocks Premium Cocktails 
 
 
 
Easen, Ryne 
Bright Star Productions 
 
 
 
East, Allison 
BBJ Linen 
Executive Design and Product Development 
 
 
Eck, Lauren 
Wolfgang Puck Catering 
Director of Catering Sales 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Edison, Michele 
Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau 
Senior Convention Services Manager 
Austin 
 
Edwards, Charlene 
Turning Stone Resort Casino 
Executive Account Manager 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Edwards, James 
ACE Mart Restaurant Supply 
 
 
 
Edwards, Jerry 
Chef's Expressions 
Owner/President 
Baltimore 
 
Ehrich, Alan 
Audubon Nature Institute 
Executive Chef 
New Orleans 
 
Eiffert, Jonna 
University Catering, Univ. of Iowa 
 
 
 
Ely, Meghan 
OFD Consulting, LLC 
Owner/President 
Richmond 
 
Emer, Paige 
University Catering-University of Iowa 
 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Enciso, Katie 
The Ohio State University 
Director of Catering Operations 
Columbus 
 
Engstrand, Alfred 
Alfred's Catering 
Owner 
Austin 
 
Eppolito, Andrea 
Andrea Eppolito Events 
Wedding Planner 
 
 
Erickson, Rachelle 
Rachelle Erickson Design and Photography 
Owner 
Tacoma/South Puget Sound 
 
Esch, Liz 
Lakeside Country Club 
Director of Sales and Catering 
Houston 
 
Esensee, Erin 
Blooms Design Studio 
Director 
 
 
Evanoff, Emily 
The Georgian Terrace Hotel 
Catering Sales Manager 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Fagerman, Olivia 
NACE Houston Student Chapter 
Secretary and Treasurer 
Houston 
 
Fajkus, Jason 
GTX Productions 
Vice President 
Houston 
 
Fedchock, Bonnie 
NACE 
Executive Director 
 
 
Fells, Lenora 
National Association for Manufactures 
Function Coordinator 
 
 
Fenner, Paula 
The Adolphus 
Director Of Catering & Conference Services 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Ferchau, Kim 
Catered Too 
Operations Manager 
Silicon Valley 
 
Fields, Christopher 
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority 
Catering Sales Manager 
Charlotte 
 
Fields, Courtney 
AlliedPRA 
Event Producer 
New Orleans 
 
Fields, David 
Goldner Associates, Inc. 
National Account Manager 
 
 
Fields, Jenna 
Pop Parties 
Event Planner 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Filtz, James 
Loews New Orleans Hotel 
Director of Catering and Conference Services 
New Orleans 
 
Finnan, Matthew 
Hilton Americas Houston 
Director of Catering 
 
 
Finney, Dave 
Northern Quest Resort & Casino 
Banquet Manager 
 
 
Fisher, Crystal 
Rice University 
Manager, Sales & Events 
Houston 
 
Fisher, Scott 
Dandelion Cheesecakes 
Co-Founder 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Fitzpatrick, Nicole 
Calihan Catering 
Director of Special Projects 
 
 
Fleming Schleicher, Tricia 
Magnolia Halle 
Director 
Alamo 
 
Flores, Michelle 
Illusions Rentals 
Account Executive 
Alamo 
 
Fogarty, Lindsay 
Fantasy Sound Event Services 
Business Manager 
Silicon Valley 
 
Fontela, Amanda 
The Houstonian Hotel 
Social Catering Manager 
Houston 
 
Fontenette, Taryn 
Sheraton 
Convention Sales Manager 
 
 
Fontenot, Scott 
Marriott 
Senior Sales Catering Executive 
Houston 
 
Ford, Kimberly 
Self Employed 
 
 
 
Ford, Tiffany 
Spartanburg Marriott 
Wedding Specialist 
Appalachian 
 
Fore, Brandie 
Choctaw Casino & Resort 
Conference Services Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Frank, Lindsay 
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel 
Catering Sales Executive 
Minneapolis-St Paul 
 
Fredericks, Gabriel 
Philip Gabriel Photography 
Owner 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Fuller, Caitlin 
University of Houston 
Student 
Houston 
 
Furlow, Julie 
Julie's Restaurant, Catering, & Bakery 
Owner 
 
 
Futcher, Samuel 
La-tea-da's Catering & Events 
Catering Events Specialist 
Charlotte 
 
G. de Velasco, Claudia 
 
Owner 
 
 
Gallant, Meagan 
AFR Event Furnishings 
Account Executive 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Gallant, Meagan 
AFR Furniture Rental and Event Furnishings 
 
 
 
Ganino, Mike 
www.MikeGanino.com 
Speaker + Consultant 
 
 
Garcia, Anna 
Addison Reserve Country Club 
Catering Director 
South Florida 
 
Garland, Roger 
The Ohio State University 
Executive Chef 
Columbus 
 
Gavrilov, Artem 
The Mixing Bowl 
 
San Francisco/Bay Area 
 
Geiger, Greg 
Orchestra Hall 
Manager of Concert Enhancements, Concessions and Special Events 
Minneapolis-St Paul 
 
George, Pamela 
ALSAC/St. Jude 
Specialist, Event Marketing 
Memphis 
 
Gibson, Ryan 
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority 
Catering Sales Manager 
Charlotte 
 
Gilbert, Tori 
Quest Drape 
 
 
 
Glasscock, Rachel 
Johanna Terry Events 
Event Producer 
Houston 
 
Godfrey, Grace 
University of Oregon Catering 
Catering Sales Manager 
 
 
Goen, Morris 
Goen South Events 
Owner 
Alamo 
 
Golani, Priyanka 
Stage Directions 
Sales and Design Coordinator 
Houston 
 
Gomes, Joao 
The Westin Galleria & Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria 
Complex Director of Catering Sales 
 
 
Goodell, Erin 
Hilton College, Univ. of Houston 
Instructor 
Houston 
 
Goodwyn, Alti 
JW Marriott Houston Downtown 
Sales Manager 
Houston 
 
Gordon, Jack 
City Barbeque, Inc. 
Executive Director of Catering & Business Development 
Greater Cincinnati Area 
 
Gordon, Jen 
The Cliffs 
Event Manager 
Appalachian 
 
Gott, Amos 
AmosEvents 
President and Creative Director 
Nashville 
 
Grace, Kalynn 
Conrad N Hilton College 
University of Houston 
Houston 
 
Grace, Lindsey 
Conrad N Hilton College 
University of Houston 
Houston 
 
Graham, Paige 
JW Marriott Houston Downtown 
Senior Catering Sales Manager 
Houston 
 
Grant, Jo Ann 
Apropos Creations 
Owner/ Wedding & Event Architect 
Phoenix 
 
Gray, Savanna 
En Vogue Events 
Event Planner 
Houston 
 
Gregory, Kevin 
Juliana's Wedding & Event Center 
Owner 
New Orleans 
 
Grell, Evangelia 
The Houstonian Hotel 
Social Catering Manager 
 
 
Griffin, Chris 
 
 
 
 
Groce, Amber 
Austin Wedding Guide 
Austin Account Executive 
Austin 
 
Guffey, Robin 
CORT Party Rentals 
Director of Sales 
Greater Seattle 
 
Guido, Ashley 
Barry Callebaut 
Project Manager, Decorations 
 
 
Gunther, Krysten 
Univ. of Central Florida 
Incoming President, NACE at UCF 
Orlando 
 
Gurtowski, Barbara 
Chateau Polonez 
Venue Director 
Houston 
 
Guttenberg, Marci 
An Affair to Remember by Marci, LLC 
Owner/President 
South Florida 
 
Habian, Stephanie 
Catered Too 
Event Specialist 
 
 
Habig, Katlyn 
Univ. of Central Florida 
Marketing Co-Chair, NACE at UCF 
Orlando 
 
Hadley, Dia 
Turning Stone Resort Casino 
Caterign Sales Supervising Manager 
 
 
Hafiz, Eddie 
Pixel Studio Productions 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Hale, Jeni 
Johnson & Wales University 
Student 
Greater Denver 
 
Hall, Gil 
GT & H Hospitality Consultants 
President/Owner 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Hall, Joshua 
Quest Drape 
 
 
 
Halo, Kristen 
Personal Touch Catering 
Catering Services Manager 
Richmond 
 
Hammer, Brett 
Meydenbauer Center 
Catering Manager 
Greater Seattle 
 
Handy, Bill 
BVTLive! 
Event Consultant 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Hanes, Kyleigh 
En Vogue Events 
Event Planner 
Houston 
 
Harmon, Christopher 
Harmland Visions LLC 
CEO Videographer 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Harrison, David 
Harrison Communications 
 
 
 
Hartzog, Heather 
Sonesta Hotel 
Catering Sales Manager 
 
 
Hartzog, Heather 
Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel 
Catering Sales Manager 
Austin 
 
Hatcher, Amy 
Cafe Pacific Catering and Catering Crate 
Co-Owner 
Tacoma/South Puget Sound 
 
Haughey, Haley 
Univ. of Central Florida 
President, NACE at UCF 
Orlando 
 
Hawkinson, Amanda 
Edgewater Hotel 
Director of Catering 
Greater Seattle 
 
Hayden, Christine 
Audubon Nature Institute 
Associate Sales Manager 
New Orleans 
 
Heckenberg, Monica 
Hornblower Cruises & Events 
Charter Sales Coordinator 
San Diego 
 
Heltman, Jill 
Village Pantry Catering & RSVP Event Center 
Sales & Marketing Manager 
Greater Cincinnati Area 
 
Henkle, Suzanne 
Monell's Restaurants 
Director of Weddings & Events 
Nashville 
 
Hicks, Amanda 
The Ohio State University 
Catering Sales Manager 
Columbus 
 
Higa, Bob 
The Higa Group, Inc 
 
 
 
Higashino, Carolee 
A White Orchid Wedding, Inc. 
President 
 
 
Higgins, Patrick 
Artistic Florals & Plants 
Owner 
San Diego 
 
Hill, Jacqueline 
Jacqueline Events & Design 
Owner 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Hite, Jamie 
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority 
Event Manager 
Charlotte 
 
Hix, Justen 
Sheraton Charlotte/Le Meridien Charlotte 
Senior Event Manager 
Charlotte 
 
Hoang, Cindy 
 
Miss 
Houston 
 
Hobbs, Sarah 
Hilton Greenville 
Sales Manager 
Appalachian 
 
Hoch, Katy 
Johanna Terry Events 
Event Producer 
Houston 
 
Hodgson, Corinne 
Santa Barbara Catering 
Event Producer 
Phoenix 
 
Holbrook, Tiffany 
CORT Event Furnishings 
 
 
 
Hopkins Barry, Lisa 
The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa 
Director of Catering 
Houston 
 
Hopper, Andy 
Blooms Design Studio 
Design Director 
Houston 
 
Hough, Amanda 
The Briar Club 
Director of Catering and Special Events 
Houston 
 
Hough, Clara 
House of Hough, LLC 
Owner/ President 
Houston 
 
House, Leslie 
Mayborn Convention Center 
Operations Manager 
Austin 
 
Howard, Craig 
The Ballroom at Bayou Place 
General Manager 
Houston 
 
Howard, Stephanie 
The Ballroom at Bayou Place 
Administrative Assistant 
Houston 
 
Hughes, Tiffany 
Doubletree by Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore 
Catering Sales Manager 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Hull, Stephanie 
Aloft Houston Downtown 
Sales & Special Events Manager 
Houston 
 
Humienny, Jennifer 
HP Hotels 
Sales Manager 
Charlotte 
 
Hunter, Michelle 
Mondrian South Beach - Menin Hospitality 
Senior Catering Sales Manager 
South Florida 
 
Iannelli, Dana 
Addison Reserve Country Club 
Executive Pastry Chef 
South Florida 
 
Ihde, Brett 
Magnficent Events 
President 
Greater Chicago 
 
Inderbitzin, Joyce 
Hilton Worldwide 
Vice President Catering Sales & Events, Americas 
 
 
Inderhees, Rebecca 
Eclipse Event Co. 
Event Coordinator 
Austin 
 
Ivey, Jill 
Beachview Event Rentals & Design 
Sales 
Northeast Florida 
 
James, Sarah 
Omni La Mansion / Mokara Hotel & Spa 
Director of Catering and Convention Services 
Alamo 
 
Jenkins, Jennifer 
Sugar Creek Country Club 
Director of Catering & Events 
Houston 
 
Johnson, Danielle 
International Monetary Fund 
Senior Event Planning Manager 
Greater Washington D.C. 
 
Johnson, Keri 
One World Observatory 
Director of Catering 
 
 
Johnson, Mark 
Millennium Knickerbocker 
Catering Sales Manager 
Greater Chicago 
 
Johnson, Sara 
Blooms Design Studio 
GM 
 
 
Johnson, Scott 
ConferenceDirect 
Global Account Executive 
Baltimore 
 
Jones, Aimee 
ACCESS Palm Springs, LLC 
Marketing Director & Executive Assistant 
Greater Palm Springs 
 
Jones, Caitlin 
Field Club of Omaha 
Event Coordinator 
Greater Omaha, NE 
 
Jones, Dana 
Occasions Catering 
Event Designer 
Greater Denver 
 
Jones, David 
D Jones Photography 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Jones, Donald 
Juliana's Wedding & Event Center 
Director of Sales / Owner 
New Orleans 
 
Jones, Erinn 
CORT Event Furnishings 
 
 
 
Jones, Jennifer 
Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino 
Caternig Manager 
Reno/Tahoe 
 
Kaelble, Jacquelene 
The Doubletree Park Place 
Catering Manager 
Minneapolis-St Paul 
 
Kahn, Jordan 
Jordan Kahn Music Company 
 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Kammer, Teri 
Hollywood Casino & Lawrenceburg Event Center 
Casino Catering Coordinator 
Greater Cincinnati Area 
 
Karlin, Ellen 
Nutrition Consultant 
Nutritionist 
 
 
Kauffman, Leanza 
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens 
Event Sales/Marketing Manager 
Member At Large 
 
Kelly, Harold 
Melange 
VP of Sales & Marketing 
Houston 
 
Kelly, Missie 
ClubCorp 
Regional Private Event Director 
 
 
Kempton, Russ 
Speaking of Grapes and Grains 
Owner 
 
 
Kenway, California 
Texas Wedding Guide & Bridal Extravaganza 
Senior Account Executive 
Alamo 
 
Kim, Esther 
Dolce Hayes Mansion 
Conference Service Manager 
Silicon Valley 
 
Kochendorfer, Lori 
Primetime Party Rental 
Executive Account Representative 
Greater Cincinnati Area 
 
Kolbo, Kay 
Planet Hollywood Restaurant and Bar 
Sales Manager 
Las Vegas 
 
Kremer, Adriann 
Heavenly Mountain Resort 
Wedding and Group Sales Manager 
Reno/Tahoe 
 
Krug, Valentina 
BBJ Linen 
 
 
 
Kruger, Deanna 
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts 
Events Manager 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Kuputri-Koornwinder, Vanny 
Stanford Medical Center Development 
Assistant Director of Events 
Silicon Valley 
 
Kuzmina, Maryia 
The Mixing Bowl 
 
Silicon Valley 
 
Lam, Marcus 
TISOH: The Int'l School of Hospitality 
Director of Admissions & Recruitment 
Las Vegas 
 
Lam, Timothy 
TISOH: The Int'l School of Hospitality 
Executive Director 
Las Vegas 
 
Landrith, Kara 
River Oaks Country Club 
Director of Events 
Houston 
 
Landry, Valerie 
Creole Cuisine 
Director of Sales 
New Orleans 
 
Larson, Holly 
CORT Event Furnishings 
 
 
 
Lederman, Shauna 
Estiatorio Milos 
Director of Sales & Events 
Las Vegas 
 
Lee, Cristin 
Party Reflections 
Marketing Director 
Charlotte 
 
Lee, Jessica 
University Club 
Owner + Managing Partner 
Triangle, North Carolina 
 
Leuschen, Bettina 
Marriott Marquis Houston 
Event Manager 
Houston 
 
Levendusky, Leah 
Bethesda Country Club 
Catering Manager 
Greater Washington D.C. 
 
Lewis, Callie 
The Salt Lick BBQ 
Offsite Catering Manager 
Austin 
 
Lewis, Crystal 
Alvin Community College 
Student 
Houston 
 
Lewis, Joseph 
Oglethorpe University 
Special Events Manager 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Lillios, Nicholas 
Nowsta 
 
 
 
Lopez, Justin 
Glen Eagles Country Club/ClubCorp 
Private Events Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Lopez, Rene 
The RK Group 
Operations Manager 
Alamo 
 
LoRusso, Christine 
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 
Catering and Corporate Events Manager 
Northeast Florida 
 
Lucas, Ginia 
Y-Knot Party & Rentals 
Owner 
Phoenix 
 
Lucy, Meagan 
Meagan Lucy Photographers 
Owner 
Sacramento 
 
Lui, Kit 
Red Phoenix Hunan Restaurant 
Manager 
Houston 
 
Lundquist, Stephanie 
The Pierpont Inn 
Sales Director 
Ventura 
 
Macanas, Keri 
JW Marriott Las Vegas 
Associate Director of Catering 
Las Vegas 
 
Mahon Chumchal, Rebecca 
Lakeside Country Club 
Assistant Catering Director 
Houston 
 
Mahoney, Joe 
HospitalityStaff 
Senior Partner 
Orlando 
 
Maler, Jonell 
Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino 
Catering Manager 
Reno/Tahoe 
 
Malik Rodriguez, Aisha 
Capital Party Rentals 
Account Executive 
Greater Washington D.C. 
 
Mamone, Don 
The Mamones 
Owner/Photographer 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Manco, Luci 
AFR Event Furnishings 
Account Executive 
Orlando 
 
Manuel, Dora 
Company 
Owner 
Greater Cincinnati Area 
 
Maricle, Traci 
Ace Mart 
Customer Relations Manager 
Alamo 
 
Marshall, Cindy 
NANA Mgmt Services/Univ of Alaska/Sodexo 
Catering Operations 
Anchorage 
 
Matilszki, Maria 
Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore 
Director of Catering 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Matthews, Maanami 
The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas 
Meetings & Special Events Manager 
 
 
Matthews, Taylor 
Red Robin 
Catering Sales Manager 
Greater Denver 
 
Matusz, Natalia 
Glorious Cuisine 
Catering Director 
 
 
Maudsley, Stephanie 
En Vogue Events 
Event Planner 
Houston 
 
Maudsley, Stephanie 
En Vogue Events 
 
Houston 
 
Maurin, Sandy 
La Quinta Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort 
Senior Catering Manager 
Greater Palm Springs 
 
Maxwell, Diane 
Leafware 
 
 
 
Maycotte, Diana 
Sheraton Suites Houston near the Galleria 
Catering Sales Manager 
 
 
McCoy, Leslie 
Williams Sonoma 
 
 
 
McCreary, Gary 
Venetian | Palazzo 
VP of Catering & Convention Operations 
Las Vegas 
 
McDonald, David 
Vollrath 
 
 
 
McDonald, Macy 
The Curtis 
Director of Catering & Events 
Greater Denver 
 
McDonough, Amy 
Port of Seattle 
Director of Sales & Operations 
Greater Seattle 
 
McGriff, Diego 
 
 
Houston 
 
McGuire, Jennifer 
Preferred Source 
 
 
 
McKelvey, Amanda 
Sheraton Boston Hotel 
Meeting and Events Manager 
New England 
 
McNulty, Katie 
Riverview Room & New Orleans School of Cooking 
Sales and Event Manager 
New Orleans 
 
McPhaul, Catherine 
St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church 
Member Services Coordinator 
 
 
Meek, Angela 
Siemens Healthineers 
Event Manager 
 
 
Meeks, Charles 
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino 
Executive of Sales/Catering 
Austin 
 
Mehlhaff, Nicole 
Downtown Grand Las Vegas 
Director of Catering 
Las Vegas 
 
Melson, Olivia 
Personal Touch Catering 
Catering Services Manager 
Richmond 
 
Mendez, Amil 
Rayne Events 
Owner 
Greater Washington D.C. 
 
Mendoza, Kellie 
Tempe Mission Palms 
Senior Catering Manager 
Phoenix 
 
Meyers-Shock, Debbie 
BRAVO! Entertainment 
President/CEO 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Milam, Megan 
Lakeside Country Club 
Catering Administrative Assistant 
Houston 
 
Milano, Amanda 
CORT Event Furnishings 
 
New Orleans 
 
Milano, Rocco 
On The Rocks Premium Cocktails 
 
 
 
Milgram, Alison 
PCMA 
Senior Event Manager 
Greater Chicago 
 
Miller, Jeff 
California Lutheran University 
University Special Events Planner 
Ventura 
 
Millstid, Veronika 
Bailey Connor Catering 
President 
Houston 
 
Millwee, Jeremie 
Petroleum Club of Houston 
General Manager 
 
 
Miner, Caitlin 
Hyatt Centric French Quarter 
Event Sales Manager 
New Orleans 
 
Moderator, Moderator 
 
 
 
 
Molesworth, Kevin 
Brass Tacks Events 
President 
 
 
Monaghan, Rebecca 
Lynnwood Convention center 
Director of food and Beverage 
Greater Seattle 
 
Monroe, Chelsea 
Aztec Events & Tents 
Outside Sales & Marketing Coordinator 
Houston 
 
Montgomery, Kate 
Detroit Golf Club 
Director of Events 
Greater Detroit 
 
Montgomery, Morgan 
Paisley & Jade 
Co-Owner 
Richmond 
 
Moon, Michelle 
Visit San Antonio 
Associate Director of Destination Services 
Alamo 
 
Moore, Larry 
The Ohio State University 
Director of Catering 
Columbus 
 
Moors, Angie 
The Ashton Depot Catering + Events 
General Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Morgan, Tyler 
Perdido Beach Resort 
Social Sales Manager 
 
 
Morris, Larry 
Perdido Beach Resort 
Food and Beverage Director 
New Orleans 
 
Morrow, Jenna 
NASCAR Hall of Fame 
Group Sales Manager 
Charlotte 
 
Morse, Jeremy 
JMT Eventology 
Event Director 
Las Vegas 
 
Moskowitz, Sharon 
Oglethorpe University 
Director of Special Events 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Mourino, Gabrielle 
T. Skorman Productions 
Account Executive 
Orlando 
 
Murai, Josette 
Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau 
Convention Services Manager 
Hawaii 
 
Nagy, Ingrid 
Catering By Design 
Owner / CEO 
 
 
Nathan, Bethel 
Ceremonies by Bethel 
Officiant / Owner 
San Diego 
 
Nederhoff, Elizabeth 
LOLA Catering + Events 
Catering Coordinator 
Not a chapter member 
 
Nelson, Nate 
LeForce Entertainment 
Sales Manager/ Headliner MC 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Nemeth, Walt 
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza 
Director, Social Catering 
Greater Atlanta 
 
New, Catherine 
Hilton Anatole Hotel 
Senior Catering Sales Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Newby, Monica 
A Grand Affaire Catering 
Catering Director 
Greater Seattle 
 
Newton, William 
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa 
Senior Event Manager 
 
 
Nguyen, Chris 
Cafe Natalie 
President 
 
 
Nickerson, Meg 
Simply Beautiful by Meg 
Owner/Lead Makeup Artist 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Nishimoto, Joel 
Halekulani 
Director Of Catering 
Hawaii 
 
Nolen, Anne 
The Houstonian Hotel 
Training and Communications Manager 
 
 
Novack, Julie 
PartySlate 
Founder / CEO 
Greater Chicago 
 
Novotny, Cindy 
Master Connection Associates 
Managing Partner 
 
 
Nylander, Shannon 
St. Petersburg Yacht Club 
Director of Catering 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
O'Brien, Dan 
J & D Entertainment 
Co-Owner 
Houston 
 
O'Connor, Kristin 
Capers Catering 
Catering Sales Manager 
New England 
 
O'Neal, Rebecca 
Texas A&M University 
Events Coordinator 
 
 
Olbrich, Eric 
The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center 
Conference & Special Events Manager 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Olivares, Stephanie 
Hotel Valencia Riverwalk 
Catering Sales Manager 
Alamo 
 
Ollendike, Erin 
BBJ Linen 
Executive National Sales Director 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Olson, Samantha 
Creative Coverings 
Director of Business Development 
Reno/Tahoe 
 
Oropeza, Christian 
 
 
 
 
Osborne, Christie 
Mountainside Media 
Owner/Founder 
 
 
Ostrow, Eric 
Miami Pure Catering 
Founder / Chief Operating Officer 
 
 
Page, Brandee 
Julie's Restaurant, Catering, & Bakery 
Sous Chef 
 
 
Palomares, Brittany 
ClubCorp 
 
 
 
Panaggio-Phillips, Maria 
Brian Phillips Photography 
Owner 
New England 
 
Pape, Debbie 
Paper Envy, LLC 
 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Pappas, Jackie 
VerTerra 
Sales Representative 
NY/NJ Metro 
 
Partington, Megan 
The Peachtree Club 
Director of Catering and Events 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Patay, Kate 
Patay Consulting 
Chief Strategist 
Reno/Tahoe 
 
Peoples, Steven 
The Ohio State University 
Catering Banquet Manager 
Columbus 
 
Perez, Stacey 
Petroleum Club of Houston 
Catering Coordinator 
 
 
Peters, Nicole 
Ventura Party Rental 
Sales Director 
Ventura 
 
Peterson, Dawn 
Phoenix Bride and Groom Magazine 
Regional Sales 
Phoenix 
 
Phillips, Meghan 
The Fort Worth Club 
Director of Catering and Special Events 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Phillips, Zena 
Hilton 
Senior Director Catering & Events Luxury-Americas 
NY/NJ Metro 
 
Pierce, Megan 
Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown 
Director of Catering and Conference Services 
Greater Denver 
 
Pizano, Jeanette 
Westin Houston Memorial City 
Catering Sales Manager 
Houston 
 
Plas, Sydney 
EB Inc Events 
Sales & Marketing Manager 
Houston 
 
Plundo, Jessica 
The Blackstone Hotel 
Sr. Catering Sales Manager 
Greater Chicago 
 
Polanco, Hector 
Nowsta 
 
 
 
Polci, Michele 
Caesars Entertainment 
Director of Citywide Catering Sales Las Vegas 
Las Vegas 
 
Pool, Renee 
Magnolia Ballroom 
Venue Director 
Houston 
 
Portela, Sarah 
Quail Hollow Club 
Event Planner 
Charlotte 
 
Prato, Allison 
The Boathouse Restaurant Group 
Event Coordinator 
Richmond 
 
Prince - Little, Sarah 
University of Houston 
Student 
Houston 
 
Proctor, Katie 
iDesign Meetings 
Houston Programs Coordinator 
Houston 
 
Quail, Emily 
M Catering by Michaels 
Catering Sales Manager 
Phoenix 
 
Quattlebaum, Sarabeth 
George W. Bush Presidential Center 
Catering & Events Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Quattrini, Douglas 
Feastivities Events 
Event Producer 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Quichocho, Donna 
JW Marriott Las Vegas 
Catering Sales Manager 
Las Vegas 
 
Quickert, Jamie 
Lancer Catering 
Corporate Director of Catering 
Minneapolis-St Paul 
 
Raborn, Michael 
Sodexo 
Catering Director 
New Orleans 
 
Radandt, Samantha 
B & R Events, LLC 
Owner 
Appalachian 
 
Ragan, Kortni 
Vestals Catering 
Sales Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Ragno, Marietta 
The Club at Ibis 
Cultural and Catering Director 
South Florida 
 
Raiselle, Naomi 
GENERATIONS cinemastories 
Co-Owner 
New England 
 
Ralowicz, Joanne 
Alvin Community College 
Student 
Houston 
 
Ramirez, Jose 
AFR Event Furnishings 
Marketing Manager 
Los Angeles 
 
Ramnarain, Kash 
TrainingByKash 
FoodSafety 
Orlando 
 
Rand, David 
Harvard University 
Director of Catering 
New England 
 
Rasmussen, Molly 
Pop Parties 
Owner 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Rathbone, Amy 
Seattle Tennis Club 
Director of Catering 
Greater Seattle 
 
Ray, Danny 
Danny Ray and the Acoustic Production 
Owner/Band Leader 
Houston 
 
Reichelt, Lindsay 
The Boston Consulting Group 
Office Services Coordinator 
 
 
Reinheardt, Margery 
Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria 
Director of Catering 
Houston 
 
Rethwisch, Mindell 
Weddings by Mindell 
Independent Wedding Planner 
Greater Omaha, NE 
 
Reuter, Stephanie 
University Catering-University of Iowa 
 
 
 
Reyes, Juan 
Riverside EpiCenter 
Event Manager 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Rhodes, India 
Wilkinson Rhodes 
Partner 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Rhodes, Kimberly 
Hitched Events 
Owner/Event Planner 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Rice, Brad 
Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort 
Catering Sales Manager 
Greater Chicago 
 
Rice, Phyllis 
Anchorage Convention Centers 
Director of Sales and Marketing 
Anchorage 
 
Riddle, Oscar 
Cobb Galleria Centre 
Director of Catering 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Riemer, Emily 
Deanie's Seafood Restaurant 
Director of Events 
New Orleans 
 
Rierson, Glenn 
Ace Mart Restaurant Supply 
 
Alamo 
 
Riggle, Amy 
San Antonio Country Club 
Assistant Director of Catering 
Alamo 
 
Rineer, Adam 
Westin Houston Memorial City 
Director of Catering & Event Management 
Houston 
 
Rinehart, Chrissy 
The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County 
Senior Event Planner 
 
 
Robbins, Melissa 
Houston Zoo, Inc. 
Director of Special Events 
 
 
Roberts, Kathy 
Hilton Minneapolis 
Director of Catering 
Minneapolis-St Paul 
 
Roberts, Kim 
City of Plano 
Food and Sales Supervisor 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Rocco, Jan 
Retired 
 
 
 
Rodriguez, Nancy 
By Dzign, LLC 
Director of Creative and Operations 
Las Vegas 
 
Rogers, Tim 
American Tobacco Campus 
Event & Conference Services Coordinator 
Triangle, North Carolina 
 
Rolland, Brandon 
Entertain! 
Owner 
Nashville 
 
Rouquette, Alexia 
Front of the House 
 
 
 
Rowjohn, Melissa 
Isla Del Sol 
Director of Catering & Special Events 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Rushing, Shawn 
The Petroleum Club of Houston 
Catering Manager 
 
 
Russell, Mollyann 
Empire Properties 
Event Sales and Marketing Coordinator 
Triangle, North Carolina 
 
Sabado, Janell 
University of Houston 
NACE UH 1st Vice President 
Houston 
 
Santa Ines, Virginia 
San Jose Marriott 
Catering Sales Executive 
Silicon Valley 
 
Santos, Rafael 
Alfred's Catering 
Chef 
Austin 
 
Sarian, Shakeh 
ACCESS Palm Springs, LLC 
Account Manager 
Greater Palm Springs 
 
Sauceda, Chris 
ACE Mart Restaurant Supply 
 
 
 
Scheer, Amber 
Truluck's Restaurant Group 
Special Events Coordinator 
 
 
Schenkel, Teri 
Catered Too 
Senior Event Specialist 
Silicon Valley 
 
Schermerhorn, Gayle 
The General Jackson Show Boat - Gaylord 
Local Catering Sales Manager 
Nashville 
 
Schlitt, Virginia 
Travaasa Experiential Resorts 
Director of Catering and Events 
Austin 
 
Schumacher, Sue 
Production 
 
 
 
Schwartz, Michele 
The Modern Jewish Wedding 
Publisher 
Austin 
 
Scott, Timothy 
Pickafro Productions 
Production Manager 
 
 
Segall, Arin 
iDesignMeetings 
Houston Events Manager 
Houston 
 
Segura, Michelle 
Bold Events 
Catering Sales Manager 
Greater Atlanta 
 
Sellers, Andrea 
Northern Quest Resort & Casino 
Catering Manager 
 
 
Shah, Pramel 
Prashe Decor 
Owner 
 
 
Shammaa, Rasha 
The Bougainvilleas 
Sales & Event Coordinator 
Houston 
 
Shepard - Henderson, Pamela 
The Mill House 
Director of Sales & Events 
Hawaii 
 
Shepherd, Charles 
Aramark - University of Kentucky 
Director of Catering 
Greater Cincinnati Area 
 
Shields, Terry 
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek 
Director of Catering & Events 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Shook, Aaron 
Meydenbauer Center 
Food & Beverage Manager 
Greater Seattle 
 
Showalter, Heather 
University Catering-University of Iowa 
Assistant Director of Banquet and Catering Operations 
 
 
Sikora, Christopher 
Marriott BWI Airport 
Sr. Catering Sales Executive 
Baltimore 
 
Silva, Laura 
The Boathouse Restaurant Group 
Senior Event Coordinator 
Richmond 
 
Simitakos, Patricia 
Trish Star Events 
Owner 
Greater Washington D.C. 
 
Simpson, Angela 
XOXO Weddings and Events LLC 
Owner/Lead Coordinator 
Richmond 
 
Simpson, Emily 
Cartewheels Catering 
Director of Operations 
Alamo 
 
Singleton, Billy 
Events Coast to Coast 
Owner 
Orlando 
 
Smith, Hayley 
Univ. of Central Florida 
Programs Co-Chair, NACE at UCF 
Orlando 
 
Smith, Stefanie 
City Kitchen Catering 
Senior Account Executive 
Houston 
 
Smith, Thaddaeus 
Sterno Products 
 
 
 
Smith, Vidal 
Carrabba's 
Catering Director 
 
 
Snow, Meryl 
SnowStorm Solutions 
President 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Somera, Lisa 
LOLA Catering + Events 
Owner 
 
 
Sonnleitner, Bree 
Northern Arizona University 
Student 
Phoenix 
 
Sorgenfrei, Lindsay 
Univ. of Michigan, Conference and Events 
Assistant Director 
Greater Detroit 
 
Spencer, Laura 
Crowne Plaza Hotel 
Meetings Director 
Tampa Bay Area 
 
Springer, Christie 
Sodexo at Museum of Science & Industry 
Event Consultant 
Greater Chicago 
 
Stacey, Elizabeth 
Maritime Parc 
Assistant Director of Sales 
NY/NJ Metro 
 
Stansfield, Michelle 
Chic Productions 
Planner 
Greater Palm Springs 
 
Stavros, Michael 
M Culinary Concepts 
Director of Business Development 
Phoenix 
 
Steffan, Rene 
Pixel Studio Productions 
Business Development Manager 
Houston 
 
Stein, Debby 
Cartewheels Catering 
Owner 
Alamo 
 
Stephanie, Hannah 
Relish Catering & Events 
 
Greater Denver 
 
Stern, Harvey 
Bellagio Resort Las Vegas 
Executive Director of Catering and Banquets 
Las Vegas 
 
Stevens, Zachary 
Calihan Catering 
Venue and Project Coordinator 
 
 
Stickels, Jill 
Sugar Creek Country Club 
Membership Director 
 
 
Stolkey, Tim 
Mike Staff Productions 
General Manager 
Greater Chicago 
 
Stone, Cleverley 
Cleverley Show 
 
 
 
Stoper, Sidney 
J&S Audio Visual 
Account Executive 
Greater Denver 
 
Stoutmeyer, Luana 
Center Stage Band 
Owner 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Straughan, Kimberly 
Barriba Cantina / County Line 
Community & Events Manager 
Alamo 
 
Stromquist, Rob 
University of Michigan 
Interim Director of Catering 
Greater Detroit 
 
Studak, Monique 
Pernod Ricard 
Manager, National Chains, On-Premise 
Houston 
 
Swanstrom, Amanda 
Northern Quest Resort & Casino 
Catering & Convention Service Manager 
 
 
Taddonio, Kelli 
Charlotte Country Club 
Event Planner 
Charlotte 
 
Talaga, Shawndra 
Centerplate at The Las Vegas Convention Center 
Catering Sales Manager 
Las Vegas 
 
Talledo, Charmaine 
Doutzen's Bakeshop 
Owner 
 
 
Tamayo, Gabriela 
Univ. of Central Florida 
Membership Chair, NACE at UCF 
Orlando 
 
Tanner, Jennifer 
Julie's Restaurant, Catering, & Bakery 
Executive Chef/Catering Mgr. 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Tate, Dakota 
Petroleum Club of Houston 
Catering Coordinator 
 
 
Terry, Johanna 
JTE Events 
Owner/President 
Houston 
 
Testagrossa, Michael 
Caesars Entertainment 
Catering & Convention Services 
Las Vegas 
 
Thakkar, Neha 
Green Sapling 
 
 
 
Thomas, Asa 
Sarasota Ovation Hotel 
Director of Sales 
 
 
Thomas, Kris 
Caesars Entertainmen 
Citywide Catering Sales Manager 
Las Vegas 
 
Tidwell, Leigh 
AFR Event Furnishings 
Account Executive 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Timson, Wendy 
WBT Consulting 
Consultant 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Tinsley, Dezmon 
University of Houston 
Student 
Houston 
 
Toledo, Tyler-James 
University of Texas at Dallas 
Retail Services Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Totty, Hoyt 
Forbes, Hever & Wallace 
 
 
 
Tovar, Jorge 
J&S Audio Visual 
Account Executive 
Houston 
 
Tran, Kasia 
Chateau Polonez 
Venue Director 
Houston 
 
Tribunella, Kim 
Perdido Beach Resort 
Banquet Manager 
 
 
Tubb, Chris 
Midland Country Club 
Director of Sales and Catering 
Austin 
 
Tucker, Brett 
Relish Catering & Events 
Owner 
Greater Denver 
 
Tucker, Karen 
Relish Catering & Events 
Owner 
Greater Denver 
 
Twichell, Lauren 
Wolfgang Puck Catering 
Senior Catering Sales Manager 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Urbine, April 
ClubCorp 
VP, Private Event Sales 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Valadez, Mercedes 
The RK Group 
Executive Chef 
Alamo 
 
Valdes, Kristy 
Arthrex 
Culinary Administrative Assistant 
 
 
Varner, Lavada 
Hermann Park Conservancy 
Venue Manager 
 
 
Vazquez, Anelise 
The Club at Ibis 
Cultural and Social Manager 
South Florida 
 
Veres, Laurette 
Bridal Extravaganza Show 
Producer 
Houston 
 
Vertuno, Jyll 
JW Marriott Austin Downtown 
Senior Catering Sales Manager 
Austin 
 
Veysey, Jodi 
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County 
Special Events Director 
 
 
Vidal-Raines, Jill 
EB Inc Events 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Villarreal, Sonya 
The RK Group 
Director Of Sales 
Alamo 
 
Villmer, Matthew 
Weaver, Bennett & Bland, P.A. 
Attorney 
Charlotte 
 
Wagenheim, Adrienne 
Ideal Party Decorators 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Wagoner, Stephen 
Personal Touch Catering 
Catering Services Manager 
Richmond 
 
Walcher, Brad 
CORT Event Furnishings 
 
 
 
Walker, Crystal 
Idea Fountain Inc. 
Owner 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Walker, Elana 
Elana Walker Events 
Owner 
 
 
Waller, Nick 
University of Delaware 
Instructor - Dining Manager 
Philadelphia/S Jersey/Delaware 
 
Wang, Shining 
Gaylord Texan 
Event Management Voyager 
Houston 
 
Wassenberg, Lisa 
Embassy Suites La Vista 
Event Sales Manager 
Greater Omaha, NE 
 
Wathen, Juliana 
Cosmo Cool Concepts, Inc. 
Sr. Sales Manager 
Houston 
 
Weems, Ashley 
Julie's Restaurant, Catering, & Bakery 
Pastry Chef 
 
 
Wellish, Lynne 
Triage Meetings and Events 
SVP of Business Development 
 
 
West, Tara 
Live Nation 
Director Of Sales- Special Events 
 
 
Whalen, Erin 
ClubCorp 
 
 
 
White Eagle, Summer 
Bryant & Stratton 
Academic Program Director/Event Planner 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Whitehead, Christian 
Park Cities Baptist Church 
Special Events Coordinator 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Wilder, Hayley 
Hilton Greenville 
Sales Manager 
Appalachian 
 
Williams, Ashley 
ClubCorp 
 
 
 
Williams, Katie 
Wyndham 
Associate Director of Catering Convention Services 
Orlando 
 
Wilmore, Adam 
LeForce Entertainment 
DJ 
Dallas/Ft. Worth 
 
Wilson, Allie 
Houston Museum of Natural Science 
Event Manager 
 
 
Wilson, Holly 
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority 
Banquet Manager 
Charlotte 
 
Wiltsey, Kayla 
Riverbend Country Club 
Catering Director 
Houston 
 
Wojcik, Wendy 
Weddings with Wendy 
Owner 
Greater Seattle 
 
Wolf, Theresa 
InterContinental Milwaukee 
Sr Event Manager 
Southern Wisconsin 
 
Wolfe, Alyssa 
Blush Story Weddings 
Owner 
Houston 
 
Wright, Bryan 
Columbus Hospitality Management 
Sr. Director of Catering 
Columbus 
 
Wright, Carol 
ClubCorp 
 
 
 
Wunschl, Tifany 
Gourmet Invitations 
 
Greater Detroit 
 
Yanes, Edwin 
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority 
Assistant Manager, Banquets 
 
 
Zalta, Ashley 
Houston Museum of Natural Science 
Director of Events 
Houston 
 
Zaretsky, Janet 
The Zenith Business 
Speaker 
 
 
Zelenak, Art 
Shutterbooth 
Owner 
Charlotte 
 
Ziegler, Lori 
Cartewheels Catering 
General Manager 
Alamo