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!


Beth White

Beverly Hills

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.

Carly Lalim

Beverly Hills

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.

Giovanna Ventura

Beverly Hills

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.

Cali Bustamante

Beverly Hills

Full of warm and infectious energy, Cali has a background in customer service and events and joined the Theoni team in May of 2019. With a Communications Studies degree from Cal State LA and ten years working for the iconic American Girl Brand as a personal shopper, Cali is no stranger to the art of customer service and creating memorable experiences for everyone she comes in contact with.

Always one to try new things and drawn to the diversity of events and weddings, Cali also has experience as a wedding planning assistant and loves helping people tell their story. She’s a California girl born in the Philippines, loves exploring new restaurants and cooking meals for friends, and is a polished hip-hop dancer and choreographer. Based in Beverly Hills, Cali is the Showroom Coordinator where she makes everyone feel welcome and at home. 

Kelsey Todd


With a passion for building things from the ground up and working for young companies, Kelsey Todd brings an extensive background in events and hospitality to Theoni Collection. Following a two-year tenure at La Tavola Fine Linen and a stint in San Diego, Kelsey joined the Theoni Collection team in June of 2016.

Always one to seek out creativity, Kelsey loves the vibrancy of the industry and the people she gets to engage with on a daily basis. Her commitment to the people she works with and the energy she brings to the table is what makes her the perfect person to head operations and customer service at Theoni Collection.

Claire Sanz


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.

Eileen Wagstaffe


A consummate hospitality professional with an infectious passion for people, Eileen Wagstaffe joins us from a five-year tenure in sales at La Tavola Fine Linen. Prior to La Tavola, Eileen worked in sales and marketing at many respected Napa Valley properties including the Culinary Institute of America, Meadowood Napa Valley, Southbridge Napa Valley and Domaine Carneros.

At Theoni Eileen manages sales and client engagement—collaborating with event planners, restaurants, hotels, wineries and venues on a daily basis. She brings with her a contagious joy, an innate love of people and unmatched experience in the hospitality industry.

James Sims

San Francisco

James joins Theoni collection with a rich background in the art of hospitality—including catering, front of house, events, and private estate and venue management. Her career in the industry has been shaped by her work with notable brands such as McEvoy Ranch and K Venues—where she oversaw sales, marketing, production and the skillful execution of on-site events.

Prior to hospitality, James worked in social justice advocacy and community organizing for youth and young adults for 15 years. Both of her career paths involve working closely and collaborating with people to create memorable experiences—an attribute that makes her a perfect fit for Theoni. Based in San Francisco, James will continue to cultivate her existing relationships in the industry.

Katerina Misthos

San Francisco

Katerina joins Theoni with an incredibly diverse background in client services— including work in visuals and graphic design, catering and event planning, sales of promotional products in Silicon Valley, and most recently as a print production manager. In addition to her experience working with people, Katerina is a visual artist who has worked on sculpture restoration with her father, including work at the SFMOMA, UCSF Helen Diller Cancer Center, and Stanford.

Her background makes Katerina the perfect compliment to both the human and creative aspects of events—being a part of the team that helps to bring visions to life.

A 4th generation San Francisco native, Katerina enjoys competitive greek dancing and teaches greek dance to children. Based in our San Francisco Showroom, Katerina focuses on sales and client engagement.

Beverly Harris

San Francisco

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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