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 better for this master of logistics. And of course once all the pieces are in place, Shane tops it all off with high-end finishes to complete the look....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 underground, artistic vibes. Sara believes special events help connect people in truly rewarding ways, and that philosophy guides her to new heights...more
Katelyn 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 four years of intensive experience, Katelyn thrives on streamlining the most complicated details into highly successful experiences. And congratulations Katelyn on earning your Certified Meeting Professional...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 comes together when guests encounter the unexpected and the clients achieve their goals. As our Client Relations Manager, Ana uses her abundance of...more
More than just the voice that answers our phone, Jennifer is High Beam’s superhero Operations 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 Walker for ten years, Jennifer is ideally suited to High Beam’s entertainment focus. She always strives to keep everything running smoothly and loves...more
Liz is an emerging event professional with over four years of experience organizing and managing private events. Her diverse background in restaurant management, entertainment, and social media marketing have helped her to create events that deliver impact, memorability and long-term brand value. A recent transplant from Pennsylvania, Liz is excited to continue her passion for all things creative in her new role at High Beam!
Like many event professionals, Monica grew up creating spaces and entertainment content for her own enjoyment. Thankfully, that creativity and eye for detail are now hard at work helping High Beam’s clients achieve their event objectives. Monica has worked extensively on fundraisers, cultural events and conferences, putting her bicultural experience and flair for design to work. Her enthusiasm and attention to detail are important assets...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 corporate incentive programs, Sam started High Beam with the goal of building a first-class special events company. And thanks to such a talented team,...more