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Meet The Team

Our event stylists bring energy, creativity and guidance to our design studio. Whether you need assistance putting together your order or want to roll up your sleeves and create something over-the-top, our stylists help to curate the details that go into creating truly exceptional tabletops and eventscapes. With a deep knowledge of our inventory, they are available to provide guidance on perfect pairings and unique decor suggestions. Contact the studio to chat with a stylist, or stop by the design studio during the week to say hello and get to work!

 

Carly Lalim

Director of Sales

Carly is thrilled to take the reins as Theoni's Director of Sales, and brings a wealth of experience in the event and rental worlds to her role. Early in her career, Carly worked for Patina Catering Group and then at La Tavola’s Newport Beach showroom, where she fell in love with the event industry.

With her unmitigated charm, creative brain, and deep passion for nurturing relationships, Carly will inspire Theoni’s growing team to create new relationships, foster long-time industry connections, and elevate what’s possible!

Giovanna Ventura

Sales Executive for Southern California

An adventurous spirit with a background in events and the wine & spirits industry, Giovanna joined Theoni in September of 2018. She began her career representing wine and spirits brands and eventually shifted to events, an area that perfectly aligned with her natural skill set. Giovanna then worked at Bob Gail Special events where she focused on planning and marketing for the entertainment side, followed by a stint at a travel concierge company that focused on VIP clients.

Giovanna particularly enjoys taking a brand and its vision and turning that into a unique mood or experience. This passion drew her to the Theoni brand, along with an admiration for the collection’s balance of classic and contemporary looks—something that speaks to her own aesthetic. Based in Beverly Hills, Giovanna focuses on sales and client engagement.

Giovanna joins our Southern California team from our Beverly Hills studio.

Alexi Marquina

Sales Executive for California Central Coast

With an event production background followed by nearly a decade at La Tavola Fine Linen, Alexi joins Theoni with her love of design and client relationships. Coupled with an emphasis on details and fancying clients as friends, Alexi believes event design organically curates a creative path; a path that perfectly unveils an initial vision that ultimately creates an unforgettable atmosphere. Alexi joins our Southern California team from our Santa Barbara studio.

Carly Costanza

Santa Barbara Design Showroom

Carly loves working behind the scenes to help clients pull off beautiful events. With almost two decades in Hospitality, Event Rentals, and Entertainment Management, her hospitality career has long been centered on events in Santa Barbara.

Carly’s love of art and design goes back to her college days when she earned her degree in Art History with an emphasis on the Italian Renaissance.  It’s no surprise her love of color, form, and all things beautiful would transfer easily to events in the picturesque “American Riviera”.

Organized, efficient, and hyper-focused on the details, Carly is excited for her role as Santa Barbara Showroom Manager, where she can help make the planning process go as smoothly as possible for the Santa Barbara-based event industry she knows and loves.

Carly joins our Southern California team from our Santa Barbara studio.

Claire Sanz

Napa Corporate Office

As an artist and eternal creative, Claire Sanz has always been drawn to the beauty of design. As the founder of PoppyStone, a floral design house based in Sonoma, Claire became an integral part of the wedding and events industry—gathering years of design experience. In 2016, she made the transition from florist to consultant at PoppyStone and joined our team at Theoni.

Claire’s expertise is focused on design—where the details like vessels, votives, dinnerware, and colors all come together to create something truly memorable. With a knowledge of all the local venues and a deep understanding of the range of options that work in each setting, Claire brings her expertise to our design department, where she helps to curate all the details that go into creating truly exceptional tabletops and eventscapes.

Nicole Roveto

San Francisco Design Studio

With a strong background in rentals and the Bay Area’s event scene, Nicole brings her passion for design, decor, and details to the team at Theoni. She believes that planning an event should be fun and has a love for all things aesthetically pleasing.

After some time at Blueprint Studios, she spent four years working at La Tavola; a combination that gave her experience with every facet of events from weddings and social occasions to large corporate affairs. Nicole is thrilled to be surrounded by Theoni’s bountiful inventory and loves working directly with clients to create beautiful details for picture worthy moments.

Nicole joins our Northern California team and will be based in the San Francisco Design Studio, handling appointments and helping clients create unforgettable events. As a true people person, she consistently delights clients by going the extra mile and hopes they feel special and valued by the elevated service Theoni provides.

Heather Calabrese

Sales Executive for Northern California

With a background focused on customer service, Heather is a natural at building deep relationships and understanding how to best serve her clients. Her first role in the event industry was at La Tavola in 2017 where she managed the Sacramento showroom and eventually moved into sales. She excels at understanding the needs of others and enjoys being the point of contact to provide efficient service that takes the clients’ designs to the next level.

 

Heather joins the team in Northern California where she will handle sales. She’s honored to be part of a community full of inspiring creatives, and is excited to reconnect and work alongside these people. Heather is passionate about design and loves helping each person build something according to their own unique aesthetic. She thrives on building trust, meeting expectations, and can’t wait to be a part of the Theoni culture. 

 

Outside of the office, you can find Heather in pursuit of good food and great adventures with her family and two rescue pups, striving to raise really good humans one clean diaper and delicious snack at a time.

Stephanie Brown 

Beverly Hills Showroom

Pursuing a lifelong dream of working in the events industry, Stephanie brings a background in buying and operations for retail, luxury fashion, and home decor to the Theoni team. She is passionate about growth and constant learning and has a gift for listening and carefully observing the world around her.

Stephanie believes that aesthetics have the power to transform not only events, but everyday moments into something exceptional. She brings this enthusiasm for making an impact to her role as the Beverly Hills Showroom Manager. In this role, she hopes to be an integral part of ensuring that her clients’ big days are everything they hoped for them to be, and more. Stephanie prides herself in being able to find common ground with just about every person she meets and is thrilled to be joining a company that feels more like a family than a job.

Outside of the showroom, you can find her in the passenger seat, happily cruising to the middle of nowhere with her pup and her fiancé by her side.

Mirannda Goodman

Napa Corporate Office

Personable, adaptable, and hard working, Mirannda brings a background in the wine tour industry and events to her role as manager of the Napa Showroom. As the face that greets guests upon arrival, she effortlessly ensures that everything is in place, supports the sales team, places orders, and collaborates with the warehouse to ensure everything is operating smoothly.

Fueled by the happiness and endless inspiration it provides, Miranda loves everything about the event world and works on the backend to ensure beauty and perfection. She’s good at triage and enjoys finding helpful solutions for any problem that arises.

Ruben Apodaca

Napa Corporate Office

As the client liaison and receptionist at our Napa Showroom, Ruben is skilled at organization, providing exceptional customer service, and designing memorable moments for our clients. His background in business and logistics gives him the perfect skill set for serving each client and every situation in the best possible way.

 

Ruben has a talent for problem solving and creating a relationship with clients to provide the most pleasant showroom experience. He excels at being the point of communication between the warehouse and office, ensuring that everything goes smoothly from the showroom floor to the moment a truck departs the warehouse. He is happy to be on the Theoni team where everyone believes in what they do and puts his heart and soul into making magic happen. 

 

At home, Ruben is passionate about photography and design and is always striving to be the best dad that he can be to his two boys. 

Beverly Harris

Napa Corporate Office

Growing up surrounded by the beauty of the industry, Beverly has built-in passion for event planning and the joy of working behind the scenes to create memorable events. Working for her family’s restaurant, The Fremont Diner, as a hostess and a server for many years, and serving as a part of the Betty Zlatchin Catering team, Beverly has a rich service background.

Beverly joined the team in the summer of 2018, but is no stranger to the company. As founder Betsy Stone’s granddaughter, she has worked alongside the team for every showroom opening, witnessing the collection come together firsthand. From the San Francisco Showroom, Beverly will bring her energy to social media and supporting the sales team.

Luz Montiel

Napa Corporate Office

Luz has been in the business world since childhood, working alongside her parents on their small businesses. She brings this passion for service to her role at Theoni. After 12 years working at La Tavola in the areas of fabric purchasing, inventory management, and sewing, Luz has a bounty of experience in operations, working closely with vendors and the sales team, and ensuring that the product is available for delivery and key events. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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During her career at La Tavola, Betsy taught Luz that a beautiful tablecloth gives that chic touch to special events. Betsy was her teacher and mentor in the world of fabrics, guiding her in the creation of beautiful tablecloths for every occasion. Luz has been inspired by Betsy’s mentorship and exquisite taste, and she is thrilled to continue learning from her. As a true “Jane of All Trades,” Luz joins the Customer Service and Experience team at Theoni and will be based in the Napa Showroom. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Outside of the showroom, she loves to be around her family, especially her growing new baby that fills her with pure love.

Moira McGovern 

Napa Corporate Office

A perennial problem solver and Jane of all trades, Moira is thrilled to be coming home to what feels like her Theoni family. Her diverse work background includes roles at La Bella, La Tavola, Sonoma’s Vintage House, and fulfilling a lifelong dream of managing live theater. This unique combination of experience gives Moira an unprecedented arsenal of skills. She excels at computers and IT, web and graphic design, catering and events, and has experience with membership, program development, and all things operations.

With her keen sense of anticipation, Moira joins the team in Napa where she will assist with day-to-day operations—making things run smoothly behind the scenes and supporting Betsy and the entire team, ensuring the clients’ experience is flawless every step of the way. She is thrilled to be part of a team again, and the group of people at Theoni is just the team that she’s been longing for.

Moira is a mom to her son Liam who keeps her busy at the playground, playing “ice cream shop,” and answering a series of never-ending “why” questions that are always entertaining.

Alejandra Moreno

Napa Corporate Office

Organized and always willing to lend a helping hand to those around her, Alejandra runs Theoni’s accounts receivable and payable department, ensuring smooth and efficient customer service from start to finish. With a background at both La Bella Party Rentals and La Tavola, she brings a wide variety of expertise in the administration of the event industry, including shipping and logistics, accounting, payroll, and order support.

With a genuine love for her team and supporting those around her, Alejandra enjoys the variety of her role, engaging with clients when they have needs or questions, and generally staying busy. She is someone who genuinely loves to work and cares deeply about her job.

Claudia Galaviz

Napa Corporate Office

With twenty-one years of working in the Event Industry, Claudia brings a hard-working, driven, and adaptable work ethic to Theoni Collection. She currently manages our Table Top Operations. Claudia ensures all orders leave our warehouse perfectly fulfilled to our clients requests. Her hard work and dedication assist in curating successful events.

Outside of the working environment, you can find Claudia out on long walks in nature and spending quality time with her family.

Meghan Marsh King

Meghan Marsh King is our resident brand strategist and writer. With a background in marketing, sales and consumer experience for a range of diverse companies including eight years in the hospitality industry, Meghan focuses on all aspects of storytelling for Theoni Collection. Her desire to tell stories and solve problems with artistry gives her a dynamic combination of creative, practical and analytic skills that lend themselves to creating lasting experiences, on and off the page.

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