We love what we do.

We hire passionate, customer-focused professionals. Together we create a team capable of executing extraordinary experiences for our customers. Once hired, we join your company and become equally responsible for your event objectives, results, and success. We are in this together!

— Marka Waechter, President and CEO

SHW MANAGEMENT

Brett Robertson
President
SVP of Sales

Brett oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, with a driving focus on exceeding client expectations. His sense of teamwork and fun comes from his years on a competitive racing squad. Brett also leads the sales team from the perspective of an accountant, ensuring SHW’s clients are getting the best value for their dollar. More about Brett >

Alesa Cullens
Vice President of Finance

Alesa’s enthusiasm for finance keeps SHW rolling. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and understanding of the business, so each team member can execute their jobs most effectively on behalf of clients.

Julie Keaton
Vice President of Employee Engagement

With over 15 years at SHW, Julie has watched the company morph from a destination management company into the full-service event agency. Her compassion and deep understanding of the company serves her well in welcoming new employees, and creating a vibrant learning program.

Korrin Bizek
Senior Director of Event Operations

Korrin hasn’t met an event she can’t manage. Her experience, kindness, grit, and a sense of humor makes Korrin a keeper for any project. A great leader for the SHW event management team, Korrin is a certified transportation genius.

Cheryl Barnet
Director of Site Sourcing, Housing & Registration

After years in hotel sales, Cheryl joined SHW to lead the hotel sourcing team. She now oversees the teams who deal with vastly detailed complexities around meetings and events: hotel contract negotiations, creative registration solutions, and conference housing management.

Kim Stewart
Director of Client Services

Kim’s entire career has focused on corporate PR and marketing, beginning at Nordstrom. Her love of events – which calls on her poise and creativity – eventually brought her to SHW, where she oversees a team with a primary focus on large, high-profile events for Microsoft.

Rita Mills
Director of Customer Engagement

Rita’s position at SHW combines the elements she loves most from a varied career: telling a great story, trying new things, and making connections. Rita works with a creative team who produce proposals and communications on behalf of SHW.

Rebecca Lambert
Senior Program Development Manager

Rebecca is known at SHW as "The Unicorn." As a seasoned program development manager, she has vast knowledge of event mechanics, a crazy creative mind – and happens to be a whiz with a spreadsheet. The depth and breadth of her experience in catering, hospitality, event management, and marketing brings incredible value to the SHW team and each of our clients. In addition to leading the program development team, Rebecca also manages SHW’s Preferred Supplier Program.

Nolan Frame
Business Operations Manager

Nolan combines creativity with a natural aptitude for technology to keep our business systems aligned with our vision. Nolan is involved with every aspect of the business, as he helps identify and launch best-in-class technology solutions for both internal departments and clients.

SHW TEAM

Amanda
Amanda
Ava
Ava
Brian
Brian
Carol
Carol
Christina
Christina
Danielle
Danielle
Erika
Erika
Erin
Erin
Hailey
Hailey
Heather C.
Heather C.
Heather H.
Heather H.
Jenny
Jenny
Jessica
Jessica
Jill
Jill
Kayten
Kayten
Lindsay
Lindsay
Mark
Mark
Marlin
Marlin
Merrill
Merrill
Michelle
Michelle
Mitch
Mitch
Natalee
Natalee
Sarah
Sarah
Sibyl
Sibyl
Valerie
Valerie
Yoshi
Yoshi

CHIEF CANINE OFFICERS

Eddie Martinez
Eddie Martinez
Freya
Freya
Isaac
Isaac
Lucy
Lucy "The Goose"
Rocco
Rocco
Sammy
Sammy
Zayla
Zayla
Zeke
Zeke