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!


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.

Joli DeVore

Napa Corporate Office

With an enthusiasm for building meaningful connections, Joli joins Theoni with a background in sales and event rentals. After working in insurance sales early in her career, Joli found a home at La Tavola where she worked in the Sacramento showroom and managed the surrounding region. It was in this position that she fell in love with the industry—forming genuine client relationships, partnering with planners to collaborate on event design, and getting to spread her own creative wings.

Joli joins our Theoni team and will focus her efforts on Northern California. Prone to hitting the ground running, she’s excited to foster new relationships and offer the whole event design experience—from furniture to tabletop and beyond.

MacKensey Giusto

Napa Corporate Office

Coming Soon in 2021!

A true creative with a design background through-and-through, MacKensey has a passion for helping people to create beauty and share in their joy. With a BFA in costume design, she has worked with many materials and all mediums—in home staging, floral design, and most recently with textiles at La Tavola.

At Theoni, MasKensey will focus on sales for Nothern California. In this new role, she is excited to play with a brand new medium—taking what she’s learned from textiles, interiors, and florals and applying it to event design and industry that she truly loves. Deeply passionate about her clients, MacKensey is excited to be a part of a world that celebrates monumental occasions and captures people in the midst of some of the most memorable parts of their lives.

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.

Lori Chavez

Beverly Hills and Orange County Showroom

A quintessential California girl and a perennial people-person, Lori joins Theoni with an accomplished background in the event industry. After a career at Starwood Hotels and Resorts handling catering and event sales, Lori spent 11 years at La Tavola in Beverly Hills and Orange County. Her hands-on experience planning social and large-scale corporate events combined with her wealth of knowledge on the vendor side of planning makes her incredibly well versed in what it takes to produce an unforgettable celebration.

Lori joins the Southern California sales team and will be based in the Orange County and Beverly Hills Showroom, handling sales from Santa Barbara to Palm Springs and San Diego. She is excited to return home to her work family, foster new and existing client relationships, and continue to build trust with her clients by offering an exceptional product.

A lover of sunshine, a good walk on the beach, and her two fluffy companions, Lori is mostly driven by the art of creating meaningful relationships.

Beth White

Beverly Hills Showroom

A hospitality and sales professional with a distinct passion for exquisite events, Beth joined our team in July of 2016. Prior to Theoni, Beth was instrumental in the opening and management of the La Tavola Fine Linen Beverly Hills showroom, and was later promoted to sales for Southern California. She has extensive experience with day-of planning and is passionate about the design that goes into each event, collaborating with people to pull together beautifully unforgettable events.

Based in Los Angeles, Beth serves as the Sales Director for Theoni’s regional California sales team.

Giovanna Ventura

Beverly Hills Showroom

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.

Carly Lalim

Beverly Hills and Orange County Showroom

A consummate connector who is deeply passionate about the industry, Carly joins Theoni with a wealth of experience in the event and rental worlds. Early in career, Carly worked for Patina Catering Group and then worked at La Tavola’s Newport Beach showroom where she fell in love with the industry. Eventually she joined her husband’s company to sell commercial textiles. Most recently, Carly honed her full-service design skills—taking an early design concept and collaborating with a planner to help them create something beautiful. 

Carly joins our Beverly Hills team and will focus her efforts on Orange County, Palm Springs, and San Diego. She is passionate about creating new relationships and reconnecting with old friends, and looks forward to using her creative brain and aesthetic experience to help make event magic.

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.

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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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.

Gilberto Garcia

Napa Corporate Office

Our trusted Warehouse Supervisor, Gilberto has been working with Theoni since its founding and with Betsy since 2001. An industry veteran with over 18 years of experience, he seamlessly manages people in the warehouse, controls the logistics and timing of all orders, and oversees the Theoni fleet.

Gilberto has a talent for easily dealing with different personalities, learning from them, and motivating those around him to get the best possible results. If you work with him, it’s apparent that he truly loves his job and takes each task with great responsibility—making his passion for work infectious.