MEET THE TEAM

Our team is comprised of hard-working, passionate and client-pleasing event professionals who are committed to ensuring your event is a success. Most of our event and tent specialists boast 10+ years in the event and rental industry allowing you to put your mind at ease. Because we strive for excellence, we know your event will be a success every time! Stop by our showroom to meet the team!

Jack Hawkins Jr.
Managing Partner, 2002

Responsible for: Playing a lead role in managing raw materials, inventory, purchasing supplies, and our warehouse crew.

Hobbies: I spend my free time trying to replicate my golf game to be a spitting image of Double P (Pat Perez). I enjoy all sports – basketball, football and golf are my favorite! And, Ohio State Football!

Guilty Pleasure: Starbucks, Triple White Chocolate Mocha, well stirred if anyone is wondering.

Favorite Emoji: 👌🏽

Gina Glas
Managing Partner, 2007

Responsible for: Overseeing Sales, Marketing/Advertising, and creating an amazing customer experience. You can find me wearing many hats throughout the day.

Hobbies: Being outdoors as much as possible, reading, and playing at the park with my kids.

Guilty Pleasure: Sweets. All day. All the time. And Amazon Prime.

Favorite Emoji: Related image

Mike Wiggins
Director of Outside Sales, 2006
Responsible for: Creating an outstanding customer service experience, the logistics, planning and execution of large scale tent events and weddings, and creating lasting customer relationships.

Hobbies: I enjoy traveling, attending concerts with my wife, golfing and a cold beer.

Guilty Pleasure: Using highlighters and fine point pens.

Favorite Emoji: 😄

Kevin Schwab
On-Site Production Manager, 1992

Responsible for: Supervise and assist the on-site production of events.

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, traveling.

Guilty Pleasure: Going to the casino.

Favorite Emoji: Image result for casino emoji

Angel Egan
Expo Sales Manager, 2007

Responsible for:  Sales Manager of our Expo Division.  My job is to take the customers vision and develop a floorplan that will work best for them and assist them from beginning to end to make their vision a success.  My favorite part of my job is to watch an idea grow into a successful show/event.  Being a part of that is just a bonus!

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with family and friends.  My husband and I love live music of any kind, trying new restaurants and traveling to new places.  But laughter is my favorite hobby!

Guilty Pleasure: I hate to admit it but Bravo TV and a really good Tequila.

Favorite Emoji: Image result for emoji angel

 

Mary Anne Hawkins
Recruiter / Sr. Event Specialist, 1996

Responsible For: Making your event truly memorable.

Hobbies: Traveling

Guilty Pleasure: Anything Chocolate, Ice Cream

Mary Bayt
Business Development Director, 1996

Responsible For: creating, developing and maintaining long term relationships with our corporate and non-profit accounts. My goal is to build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, and enhance existing relationships.

Hobbies: In my spare time, you can find me traveling and exploring new destinations.

Guilty Pleasure: Wine, Starbucks, anything Louis Vuitton, golf, Instagram and chocolate

Favorite Emoji: Image result for emoji with hearts

Colleen Stanish
Senior Event Specialist, 2007

Responsible for: Assisting customers with their rental needs throughout the event planning process.

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, kayaking – anything outdoors!

Guilty Pleasure: Shopping online

Chung Chow-Mendenhall
Brand Manager, 2015

Responsible for: planning and developing marketing efforts, managing social media and website content, coordinating styled photoshoots and bridal shows, scheduling showroom designers, and guiding clients through the rental and design process.

Hobbies: Traveling

Guilty Pleasure: Wine, carbs, & chocolate!

Favorite Emoji: Image result for emoji with hearts

Angela Richart
Tent & Event Specialist, 2015
Responsible for: Assisting customers with their rental needs by understanding their vision and helping that vision come to life for their event.

Hobbies: When I am not working, I like to spend time outside taking walks or bike rides around downtown.

Guilty Pleasure: Watching FRIENDS over and over.

Clayton Sharp
Tent Specialist, 2015

Responsible For: Assisting clients with their special events from start to finish, particularly tented events.  Forming new and maintaining current customer relationships.

Hobbies: I enjoy spending my down time with my loved ones, getting in a golf round whenever I can, and a good drink with good company.

Guilty pleasure: Watching the office for about the 10th time all the way through.

Favorite Emoji: Image result for emoji clappingImage result for emoji thumbs up

 

 

Amanda Wood
Senior Event Specialist, 2018
Responsible for: Assisting clients with the rental proposal and confirmation process.

Hobbies: Reading, Movies, Wine with Friends!

Guilty pleasure: Instagram, period!

Favorite emoji: Image result for emoji woman waving

Rachel Wheeler
Senior Accountant, 2015
Responsible for: Billing, AR/AP, Financial Analysis/Reporting, Payroll, HR and other accounting tasks.

Hobbies: I spend a lot of time with my friends and family, exploring new restaurants and other attractions around the city.

Guilty Pleasure: Food… definitely food. I love trying new types of cuisines and exploring different flavors.

Favorite Emoji: Related image

Chris La Mar
Business Development Manager, 2020
Responsible for: Helping customers create beautiful and memorable events including fantastic linens. I’m assisting in growing our linen offerings and in adding shipping to grow the business outside the Metro Indianapolis area.
Hobbies: Our family enjoys camping and get-togethers and I’ve discovered a love of  growing summer vegetables, cooking, and landscaping
Guilty Pleasure: Zulily shopping and trying new breweries

Favorite Emoji: 😉

Kelly Leo
Event Specialist
Responsible for: Providing great customer service and guiding customers to have the best outcome possible for each and every event. 
Hobbies: Painting, concerts, gardening, and spending time with my loved ones.
Guilty pleasure: Tiramisu Cheesecake and Red Dead Redemption
Favorite emoji: 🙄

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