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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!

 

Claire Sanz

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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

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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.

Kelsey Todd

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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.

Rebecca Kopp

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With a deep interest in aesthetics, the art of a curated look and bespoke experiences, Rebecca brings a rich background to Theoni. Equipped with a Masters in Curation, she worked for some of the country’s leading interior design firms in Los Angeles and also served as the director of a contemporary art gallery in Beverly Hills. For years she traveled the country’s top luxury markets, engaging in annual events which honed her eye for the best of design and passion for connecting clients and collectors to that which they love.

Drawn to Sonoma County and the wine country lifestyle—nature, food, wine and candlelight dinners alfresco—Rebecca relocated to Northern California in 2018 and joined the Theoni team in September. Based out of our Napa office, Rebecca will serve our Northern California clients and their signature events.

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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.

Joel Fox

Beverly Hills

A jack of many trades with a background in events and floral design, Joel joined our team in October of 2017 just in time for the launch of Theoni Beverly Hills. Prior to Theoni, Joel fell in love with flowers while working at a 24-hour flower shop in Portland and eventually turned floral design turn into a full-time career—designing events up and down the West Coast, and all over the world.

With a creative spirit, eye for design and an existing rapport with creative event professionals, Joel will be a key part of helping to bring our client’s visions and events to life. Based in California, he works out of our Beverly Hills showroom and handles client engagement and sales in Southern California.

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.

Roxanne Mein

San Francisco

Roxanne Mein joins Theoni Collection with a true love for the beauty of the party. With experience as a wedding coordinator, social media planner and a preschool teacher, she has an eye for design, a knack for trends and the innate ability to engage and befriend pretty much anyone!

At Theoni, Roxanne is the San Francisco Showroom Manager. As someone who has personally spent time designing events, she understands that it often takes a team to bring a vision to life and she is excited to spend time with clients cultivating them—listening and getting creative in the showroom.

Esther Chang

San Francisco

A Los Angeles native with a penchant for planning extraordinary events, Esther joins Theoni with an impressive background in the industry. During her career as an event planner and producer, she’s worked for Bob Gail Events, Enchanted Florist, So Happi Together, Beth Helmstetter Events and You & Me Events.

Esther initially fell in love with events while working with Make-a-Wish Foundation on behalf of her college sorority, a collaboration that allowed her to understand all the passion and hard work that goes into all of the moving parts of every event. She loves meeting new people, networking and striking up conversations with just about anyone—it just makes the world that much smaller. At Theoni, Esther handles sales and customer engagement out of our San Francisco showroom.

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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