In 2003, Brenda began her career in the event industry as an Event Coordinator for one of the most premier event companies in Los Angeles, Along Came Mary Events. She started out as the assistant and quickly moved her way up the chain. Brenda has produced events such as the Grammy After Party, Movie Premiers, Fashion Shows, Corporate Anniversary extravaganzas, and much more. Past experiences have allowed her to gain extensive knowledge in catering, lighting/sound, and entertainment, which she brings to the table.
In late 2009, Brenda and her husband moved to Greenville, South Carolina to be closer to family and thus cb events was born. Her love and passion for events has never changed and it shows through her commitment to exceed her clients’ expectations as well as her own.
Brenda and her husband Nathan love living in Greenville where both her sister Michelle and brother David also live with their families. Her passions include painting, sports, watching great movies, trying to play the piano, hanging out with her 10 nephews and 1 niece, being around family and friends, and working! You will find that both Nathan and Brenda are big foodies and lovers of the art of wine. Both of these come into play when they entertain at their favorite venue – their own home!
Jessica moved to Simpsonville, SC when she was eight years old. Each day she falls more and more in love with the perfect combination of small-town feel and the city vibes. When she is not working with clients, she is spending time with her family, especially with her precious son, who she welcomed into the world in the summer of 2016.
Jessica has a background in marketing. While pursuing her degree, she was hired by the school to work with the logistics for campus activities, where she discovered her love for event planning. She was given the opportunity to plan a wide variety of events, from concerts and festivals to poetry readings and movie nights. After graduating, Jessica knew that she wanted to continue to work in the field of event planning. She emailed every event company she could find, asking for a job, and even offering to work for free! She strove to learn as much as possible about how the industry works, and needed more experience to succeed in her chosen profession.
In 2013, Brenda brought Jessica into the company, first as an intern, and then as a full-time employee. Jessica is now an event director and works with clients one-on-one from start to finish. She enjoys each step of the process from the planning to the tearing down. Every day is different for her, and she never knows what to expect. She eagerly anticipates working on each new event, knowing that she will use her endless creativity to bring her clients’ visions to life.