Meet Our Talented Florida Event Decor Team
At Florida Event Decor, we have assembled the best team in the business! Our event designers are not “just” designers — they are artists, full of creativity and ideas, and ready to turn your ideas into an amazing event that your guests will love.
Valorie is the owner of Florida Event Décor from Atlantic Beach, Florida. She spent ten years as an elementary school teacher, honing her skills in planning, organizing and implementing instructional programs. Valorie has a knack at building strong and long-lasting relationships with FED employees and clients. The value that best exemplifies Valorie is fun; she sees every challenge as an opportunity and approaches is it with energy and enthusiasm.
Eric is the owner of Florida Event Décor from Southern California. After ten years in the financial world as a Chartered Financial Analyst, Eric achieved his childhood dream of owning his own business. Looking back on over thirteen years in the event industry, it’s rewarding to think about all of the ways he has grown creatively and professionally. Eric prides himself on working in the business and on the business. Whether it’s introducing a customer initiative program or completing a Google Sketchup rendering; Eric has a hand in every aspect of the business. As the author of the FED values, he sees teamwork as the value he illustrates most; working together is the key to success.
Lauren is the Creative Manager from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. As a Rosen School of Hospitality graduate and with over five years at FED, Lauren is the creative guru and queen of details. Lauren loves the challenge of creating a winning proposal; and managing all of the details for a flawless execution. For Lauren, getting to know all of the clients is the best part of the job. It’s no surprise that she demonstrates the FED value acceptance; she works with a variety of people in many different capacities while maintaining mutual respect.
Chris is the Operations Manager from Philadelphia. After working in the IT industry and owning a retail business, Chris is has settled into overseeing the systems in our creative world. Chris continually calls upon the FED value innovation; he is always working on improving performance, productivity, and efficiency. His favorite part about his job is seeing each event through all of the planning stages.
Jenya is a Production Manager from Belarus. He has worked in the event industry for over twelve years. Jenya is a jack of all trades, with experience varying from the most complicated set ups to building custom scenery. He knows the inventory down to the nuts and bolts of each item. For these reasons, he manages a team of event specialists and trains new members with precision. Jenya stands for the FED value commitment; he makes sure every detail is completed and ensures the overall goals are achieved.
Leo is a Production Manager from Argentina. He has worked in the event industry for over fifteen years. Whether it’s installing custom carpet, working on mechanical technicalities, or managing the team of event specialists; Leo keeps the ball rolling. He also personifies the FED value fun; he is always able to make the team laugh and keep a good attitude. For Leo, seeing the clients’ reaction to each event is his treasure.
Shelbey is the Marketing and Event Coordinator from Rockledge, Florida. Shelbey brings her creativity to every photo, social media post, and proposal at FED. She represents the FED value innovation by constantly introducing new ideas and methods. Shelbey loves being a part of a team that creates meaningful experiences.
Jonathan is a Scenic Artist from Washington, D.C. He calls upon over twenty years of experience to create giant murals, conceptual drawings, air brush to conventional spraying, specialty textures, and cosmetic fiberglass, to name a few. Jonathan has a critical eye for detail and aesthetics, which is why his favorite part of his job is creating surprising atmospheres. He also exemplifies the FED value acceptance; he’s typically the first person that greets and gives new employees the lay of the land, while being very encouraging.
Jeff is a Scenic Builder from Orlando, Florida. With over twenty years of experience, Jeff has “scene” it all from theme parks to theatre and has landed in the special event world to inspire guests through his creative talents. Skilled in carpentry, carving and painting, Jeff enjoys coming to work to find solutions to the creative vision of all of our clients. He embodies the FED value integrity; focusing on doing the right thing because it’s the right thing to do!
Edward is an Event Specialist from St. Petersburg, Florida. Edward gained initial experience with tents, tables, and chairs. He was thrilled to join the team at FED, where he loves to bring a variety of themes to life and put more of a creative stamp on each event. Edward exemplifies the FED value commitment; he feels that the entire team needs to be committed before the real work can be done.
Patrick is an Event Specialist from Arlington, Texas. He is a true Southern gentleman who always uses “ma’am” and “sir”. He’s also known for staying cool and calm in any situation. Patrick embraces the FED value of integrity; he put doing the right thing above all else. His favorite part of the job is traveling to different locations.
Diego is an Event Specialist from Columbia. He is skilled in carpet, carpentry, and large hard sets to name a few. The best part of the job for him is event production. He prides himself on seeing the process executed flawlessly. Diego incorporates the FED value teamwork; he enjoys sharing ideas and experiences while working together.
Jonathan is an Event Specialist from Arlington, Texas. Around FED, Jonathan is actually known as “Red.” He’s also known for his patience and calm manner onsite. Jonathan embodies the FED value of optimism; he expects good things to happen. The best part of the job for him is the people he works with on a daily basis.