A transplant from New York City with a background in theater, fashion and award show production, Shane Terenzi has over 12 years of event experience. Shane likes the heavy lifting that’s inherent in taking a raw space and building it out to match a client’s vision. The more moving parts, the...

more

A native Austinite, Carley Thomas started her planning career in the wedding industry and briefly tested the waters of nonprofit events. After joining High Beam she mastered the art of creative design with a twist, we found ourselves calling on her whenever an extra bit of inspiration was...

more

With over seven years of experience in catering and events, Jarrod Salaiz uses his love of the eccentric to create unique experiences for our clients. If you look outside the box, you’ll see Jarrod incorporating bold patterns, unexpected details, and high concepts into controlled chaos. His...

more

Tara Murtagh coordinated radio station PR events and a food truck festival in her native Boston before joining High Beam. She enjoys logistic-heavy projects such as festival build-outs, but also has a knack for the extra bit of creativity required for themed events. With more than five years of...

more

This Midwest transplant discovered her passion for events by volunteering for arts organizations, prior to planning outreach events to engage new audiences on behalf of those same organizations. A whiz with creative budgeting, Sara has over seven years of event experience and gravitates toward...

more

Relatively new to Austin, Katelyn Bright has a diverse background in hospitality and has executed technology conferences throughout the U.S. She thrives on hunting for the most unique venues and organizing the complex logistics of large events. With over three years of intensive experience,...

more

Ana Silva is one of those event professionals who always found a way to incorporate event planning into every job she’s ever had. Now, working with consumer brands gives Ana the opportunity to combine her passion for event planning with her retail business development experience. For her it all...

more

Production Manager Kyle Nelson is an entertainment industry veteran who has worked extensively throughout the country managing concert tours, festivals and venues. He’s produced events for major consumer brands and regularly works with world-class celebrities. Kyle’s many years of experience...

more

Kara Florez began her career in the dizzying world of NYC fashion public relations, eventually making her way back to Texas where she immersed herself in the world of Austin nonprofits and festivals. With over seven years of experience, Kara was the perfect fit for High Beam’s production-heavy...

more

You know it’s dedication when a team member moves from Los Angeles in order to work with you! Bailey’s love for the event industry blossomed when she organized programming for her university in California and after college she decided to pursue this career full time. We think Bailey couldn’t...

more

More than just the voice that answers our phone, Jennifer is High Beam’s superhero Office Manager. A Chicago native who earned a scholarship to UT, Jennifer quickly fell in love with the live music scene and lucky for us, decided to stay. After providing administrative support to Jerry Jeff...

more

With a solid background in destination management, Cass always had a knack for logistics. But it was High Beam’s diverse mix of clientele that gave her the opportunity to really develop her creative abilities. After years of producing complex, large-scale events, her love of mentoring and...

more

Sam started her planning career as the seminar and convention manager for a bank consulting company, managing multiday conferences throughout the country. Eventually, she branched out into live music production, lighting design, and venue management. In 2004, after a stint working on major...

more

WE TURN BRIGHT IDEAS INTO BRILLIANT EVENTS