Our Team

Sean Cannon

Sean Cannon

OWNER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

A New York native, Sean has more than 20 years of experience designing and producing events. In 2003, he founded Event Creative where he now serves as the Chief Executive Officer of both Event Creative and the Venue One locations. Sean has received numerous awards for his efforts including Most Innovative Person in Events 2011 by BizBash, 2011 BizBash Chicago Expo & Awards Best Overall Event Decor for the Steppenwolf Theatre Gala, the Special Events 2009 Gala Award, and the 2009 BizBash New York Event Style Award for Best Fresh Idea.
Lional Rivero

Lional Rivero

OWNER & CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER

An extensive background in photography and fashion design throughout Europe and the U.S. led Lional to the events industry where she now utilizes her strong creative instincts. With a keen eye for detail and her mantra "We do not fail," her ability to design, create, and produce events is credited for much of Event Creative's success.
Jeffrey Foster

Jeffrey Foster

Senior Designer

Laurie Leudecking

Laurie Leudecking

Wedding Designer

Carly Mondane

Carly Mondane

Sales & Design

Alison Hightower

Alison Hightower

Sales & Design

Sarah Novosad

Sarah Novosad

Sales & Design

Jessica Bergeron

Jessica Bergeron

Event Producer

Christina Fletcher

Christina Fletcher

Event Producer

Leslie Zaksas

Leslie Zaksas

Marketing & Special Projects

Sarah Wilkinson

Sarah Wilkinson

Production & Floral Manager

Michael O’Neill

Michael O’Neill

Scheduling Manager

Edwin Acetunio

Edwin Acetunio

Warehouse Manager

Joe Reichardt

Joe Reichardt

Art & Props Manager

Nathalie Barrington

Nathalie Barrington

Fabric & Furniture Manager

Malik Grant

Malik Grant

Lighting and Audio Visual Tech

Bob Shaffer

Bob Shaffer

Senior Floral Designer

Tom Badger

Tom Badger

Master Carpenter

Gabe Barrington

Gabe Barrington

Master Welder

Gilbert Contreras

Gilbert Contreras

Senior Graphic Designer

Coleen Nordstrom

Coleen Nordstrom

Accounts & Finance Director

Akeem Ogunsegun

Akeem Ogunsegun

Accounts & Finance Manager

Karly Fabbri

Karly Fabbri

Venue One Event Coordinator

Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Venue One Event Coordinator

Shawn Doolin

Shawn Doolin

Executive Chef