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We create memorable experiences that foster human connections
People are at the heart of everything we do. We empower our team to collaborate, pursue their passions and show up as their authentic selves. We believe in celebrating the moments and the importance of remembering the little things.
We believe in building a strong family of exceptional individuals who are authentic, collaborative, and passionate about the work they do and the lives they touch.
We empower our people to take ownership of their roles and careers.
We create customized environments that are engaging, inclusive, and memorable.
We believe an environment sets the foundation for a conversation in our events and workplace.
Our industry is ever changing. We not only adapt but help stimulate change in the events we manage and teams with which we partner.
We are a strategic team of event managers who offer end-to-end solutions and value to our clients. Our culture of learning prioritizes new technologies, sustainable strategies and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
We are a team of detailed event planners who realize it’s important to recognize the little things.
We find unique and thoughtful ways to celebrate moments.
Meet Our Team
We are a passionate team of inspired individuals who work together to create impactful experiences
A 20+ year event veteran, Jenn’s expertise led her to manage hundreds of events ranging from Executive launches and press conferences to celebrity chef dinners and parties scaling from 15 – 15,000. Her experience in the industry developed credible partnerships with both her client and vendor teams. Jenn strives for perfection and enjoys to be challenged; she ensures every detail is customized appropriately for the business goals and audience at hand.
When not managing events, you may see Jenn out at the park with her three girls or tasting the wonderful wines of Washington.
Associate Director of Strategy and Development
Over the past 10 years in the events industry, Ali has delivered events of all sizes and loves the challenge of bringing brands to life and exceeding client expectations. As a team manager, she has taken her organizational skills and strategic mindset to oversee client accounts and Premier Events company initiatives. With a focus on company development, she is passionate about the team’s growth to continue delivering exceptional work experiences to our clients and partners.
Outside of work Ali can be found soaking up every minute with her husband and kids, taking her two pups to the dog park or enjoying a movie.
Director of Operations
After 12 years in Sales and Marketing leadership positions in the wireless industry, Andrew joined the team seven years ago to support event logistics and operations. With a wealth of experience in project management, marketing strategy, and budgetary management Andrew delivers instant value to his clients and a seamless experience to attendees. He loves empowering the Premier Events team to realize their full potential and creating both a unique as well as wonderful work culture.
Andrew’s free-time evaporated 14 years ago with the birth of the first of his three daughters, but he cherishes every minute. He spends most of his off-time driving to-and-from soccer practice and enjoying Washington red wines, after soccer pick-up of course. One day he hopes to clean his garage to a point where a car will finally be parked in one of the three stalls and in doing so potentially discovering where his golf clubs have been hiding all of these years.
Senior Event Team Lead
Prior to her arrival at Premier Events, Jenn served as an account manager, overseeing and managing large Microsoft launch projects and summits. Her attention to detail, work ethic and strong client relationships became the ingredients to her success. Jenn constantly emphasizes teamwork and collaborative thinking to ensure that the needs of her clients are met. She is a driven, yet personable individual who is self-motivated and very capable of achieving any goal in which she sets her mind.
When she’s not working, Jenn enjoys being home and spending time with her family as well as enjoying the wines that Washington has to offer.
Senior Event Team Lead
With over 15 years of event planning and project management experience, Janna has managed events ranging from 10-40,000 attendees. Whether it is an C-suite level event, a partner conference larger than most small cities, or a product launch, she brings her seasoned skills and detailed organization into all aspects of planning. Janna understands the importance and value of events as she strives to see the goals and objectives met on every project. She values the evolving event industry and finding a positive outcome in any challenge.
When Janna is not working, she is enjoying time with family as well as friends and most likely cheering on her kids at various sports and activities. Rejuvenation for Janna is found through running, being by the water, or sipping a great glass of cabernet.
Senior Event Manager
A 15+ year event veteran and 25+ year project manager, Kevin has managed hundreds of projects ranging from large conferences, press events, product launches, entertainment production, roadshows and executive offsites. Kevin leaves no detail left behind and has a deep understanding of the entire event framework while keeping his projects on task.
When not managing events Kevin enjoys hiking, playing athletics, philanthropic projects and family.
Senior Event Manager
A 25+ year event veteran, Tim has managed hundreds of events ranging from large conferences, tradeshow booths, press events, executive events, and roadshows. Tim has managed events all over the world and in six of the seven continents.
When not managing events Tim enjoys dirt bikes, weight lifting, reading and most of all hanging out with his family.
Senior Event Manager
Possessing a unique perspective with a hospitality and convention services background, Jamie brings over 10 years of event management experience to the team. Prior to joining Premier Events, Jamie worked for Starwood Hotels & Resorts as a convention services manager in one of the preeminent hotels in Los Angeles. Whether handling a 10 person meeting or a 3,000 person conference, Jamie achieved success through her client-focused attitude and high level of attention to detail. She prides herself on problem-solving under pressure and an unparalleled understanding of event logistics from multiple perspectives. There is nothing Jamie enjoys more than seeing an event come to life.
Outside of work, you can find Jamie exploring new restaurants in the Seattle area, sampling local wines, and enjoying concerts with her fiancé and friends
Brenda brings several years of experience planning and executing white glove events in both the corporate and non-profit sector. Brenda is wise beyond her years as she continues to create processes and offer solutions for her events. She delivers a level of professionalism and exhibits a go-getter attitude that drives her to create the best possible event experience for her clients.
If not at work you can find Brenda shopping when she shouldn’t be, eating sweets for breakfast, or dancing her heart away at local concerts.
Alicia has over 8 years of experience as an event management professional. She has planned and executed hundreds of events including various conferences, galas, and corporate events for clients including Microsoft, Adidas, Google, National Grid, J.P. Morgan and John Hancock. Her event experience ranges from large-scale multi-day events like Sail Boston, with over 1 million visitors, and the Boston Marathon Expo with 100,000+ attendees to more exclusive events with corporate executives and elected officials. No matter how large or complex the event is, Alicia always does a flawless job with a positive attitude and a smile on her face.
Outside of work, you can find Alicia swinging away on a golf course, playing tennis, or hiking with her husband Matt and their Bernese Mountain Dog Charlie.
Julie has 3 years of event-related experience which includes end-to-end global meeting management, all-digital project management and is a Certified Associate in Project Management. Prior to PEC, Julie had 5 years of experience in consumer package goods sales with Philip Morris USA and Kraft North American Foodservice working with major brands like Marlboro and Oscar Mayer. Julie is a big-picture thinker who can provide creative problem-solving and excellent customer service.
Outside of work, Julie is usually on a gorgeous WA hike or enjoying some WA state wines.
Steve brings a variety of career experiences and expertise to the Premier Events Team. Whether it be his work as a software developer, his moonlighting career as a musician, or his many years in the wireless industry, he approaches his work with a passion for service. Steve provides behind-the-scenes operational support with efficiency and value.
Steve enjoys well-curated playlists, sharp kitchen knives, and hikes that end on top of mountains.
Cini brings over 8 years of experience in planning and executing global events with a hospitality background. Prior to joining PEC, Cini worked for Jack Morton Worldwide in Hong Kong as an event producer leading various events including conferences, road shows, galas and corporate events all over Asia. She prides herself on multitasking, high level of attention to details, problem solving under pressure and bringing innovative event experience for clients and attendees.
Outside of work, you can find Cini spending time with her Basenji puppy Benji, trying out different cool spots with friends and enjoying the nature on a hike.
Jeff brings more than 25 years of proven success as an event producer and production manager. His diverse professional experience ranging from large arena events to intimate VIP incentive trips provides a broad base of knowledge and expertise. Jeff approaches his work with a passion for servant leadership.
Jeff enjoys playing music and spending time with his wife Kris taking walks, hikes, bike rides, and chatting over a nice glass of wine.
Senior Event Coordinator
Prior to her arrival at Premier Events, Sydney served as an Event Coordinator and Event Manager, overseeing, and managing various sized corporate events. Her quick learning, attention to detail, and work ethic became the ingredients to her success. Sydney prides herself on problem-solving under pressure and leaving no detail left behind.
Outside of work, you can find Sydney tinkering away in her garage creating custom lifestyle pieces from reclaimed wood and other materials.
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