Brandon Rolland
    Owner, Entertain!

    Brandon Rolland, a serial entrepreneur, founder of Entertain! & co-owner of Entertain! Management & Entertain! Creative. He strives to bring the utmost quality of service in every venture with the highest level of professionalism. Brandon launched Entertain! in April of 2017, and has since booked over 150 events for their first year. As an expert in vendor relations, he believes that every single person you meet in life is a relationship, and truly believes that each individual you meet should be treated with as much respect as the next.

    Brandon has been an active board member of Tennessee Weddings & Events Specialist Association (TWESA) for 2 years and is also the acting president of National Association of Catering & Events (NACE). Brandon was born a leader, perfectionist, and a go-getter. He continues to put every ounce of energy in every task he puts his hand on. In the event industry, he lives by this motto, It’s not another gig to us, it’s an opportunity for us to give someone the best moment of their life”. 

    Brandon is the TWESA President and can be reached at Brandon@entertaintn.com.



    Danielle Gill
    Lead Planner and Sales Assistant at Main Event Productions

    Born and raised in Orlando, FL, Danielle moved to Tennessee 12 years ago. Growing up she always wanted to be an Interior Designer but somewhere along the way shifted gears and thought she wanted to do something in the medical field. During her Sophomore year of college she helped her sister plan her wedding from across the country and her love for design and organization surfaced again. A few months after returning to Tennessee from her sister’s wedding she changed her major and participated in 3 internships focusing her studies on event management. During her senior internship at CJ’s Off the Square in Franklin, where A Catered Affair was the in-house catering company, she met Kellie Bryson. After interviewing for a position in the office she eventually moved into Sales and Planning.

    When she’s not in the office you can find her with her closest friends and family, traveling or currently designing her own wedding. Her favorite aspect of the event industry is a tie between getting to express her creativity by designing each wedding according to the style and vision of each couple and of course meeting so many amazing people. She loves getting to know their personalities and bonding with them. Not only does she make new friends but also gets to be a part of one of the most important days of their life. Seeing their reaction when all of our hard work comes to life is the best reward.

    Danielle is the Vice President of TWESA and can be reached at DanielleG@maineventpro.com.



    Gipsy Williams
    Owner, Enchanted Brides

    Gipsy is an identical twin who was born and raised in Key West, Florida. She moved to Los Angeles and graduated with a BA. Then she relocated to Nashville for graduate school. After graduating she worked for FOX as an associate director for all live productions. After FOX she started her own video company and joined Tennessee Wedding Event Specialist Association where she serves as a board member. Then in January 2004, she and Tony Williams launched the first issue of Enchanted Brides. Gipsy has a passion for weddings. As the publisher of Enchanted Brides, she and her staff enjoy educating brides and vendors about the latest styles and trends in the wedding industry through articles and blogs in the magazine and website.

    Gipsy is the TWESA Secretary and can be reached at gipsy@enchantedbrides.com.



    Joan Harris Presley

    A funny thing happened on the way to the flower shop…For Joan Presley, what began as an entrepreneurial desire to run her own business blossomed into a passion for flowers and an ever-fragrant creative outlet. 

    Before becoming co-owner and Vice President of the oldest, family-owned and operated wholesale florist in Tennessee, Geny’s Wholesale, Inc., Joan started on her path when she offered to help a friend with flowers for a wedding. Well, that led to a floral design class at Nashville Tech, where the instructor happened to have started her career working for Bobby Geny at, of all places, Geny’s Wholesale… where Joan ended up apprenticing for a couple of years with Jerry Williams, which led to her starting First Kiss Weddings, which resulted in her buying flowers from Geny’s and working with other floral designers that also bought flowers from Geny’s.

    And then one day, there was the opportunity to purchase the supply department of Geny’s. That was twelve years ago. (And Joan has questioned her decision ever since – kidding!!)

    While Geny’s continues to evolve to keep pace with the changes in the floral industry, it has never lost sight of its focus on quality and customer service.  Joan spends her time designing memorable floral arrangements and working with corporations and brides to create works of art for their events and weddings.

    Joan is the TWESA Treasurer and can be reached at joan@genyswholesale.com.



    Kristina Brothers
    Event Consultant, Southern Events Party Rental Company

    Kristina Brothers is originally from Germantown, Tennessee but moved to Fayetteville Arkansas to obtain a Hospitality Management degree from the University of Arkansas. After graduation, she accepted a management role for Landmark Event Staffing and supervised hundreds of people during University of Arkansas events. A couple of years later, she decided that her dream to further her career in the industry and to move back to Tennessee needed to become a reality. In April of 2016, she moved to Nashville to start her position as an Event Consultant at Southern Events Party Rental Company. It was the perfect fit! She is so grateful for the move to her dream city and loves working for Jill and Chip! It brings her so much joy being able to take care of her clients and helping them create their perfect event! Her clients are her highest priority and loves providing quality rentals and providing the top customer service.

    In her free time, she loves helping her friends plan their weddings, spending time with her friends and family, traveling the world, volunteering with local non-profits, and representing the Junior League of Nashville. She can be reached at kristina@southerneventsonline.com. Go Hogs!



    Laurie Hardman
    Owner, Laurie D'Anne Events

    Laurie has been working in the Event Industry designing and producing events for over 9 years. She trained and served at a Nashville based luxury event planning company, for 6 years as the Director of Wedding and Events and since she has produced hundreds of events and trained multiple event designers in area of full creative design from concept to completion and budget management. 

    In 2013, Laurie Hardman founded Laurie D'Anne Events. She loves the client relationship and revels in bringing your vision to life!

    She can be reached at Laurie@LaurieDanneEvents.Com

    615-830-0549



    Stephanie Harmon
    Hotel Indigo Downtown Nashville

    Stephanie Harmon is the Catering Sales Manager at Hotel Indigo Downtown, booking social events for all occasions, corporate receptions, and business meetings. She has previously worked as the Assistant Restaurant Manager at Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palm, SC. She graduated summa cum laude from Niagara University’s College of Hospitality in Niagara Falls, NY and the International University of Applies Sciences in Bad Honnef, Germany. She worked as a catering & events intern at the Broward County Convention Center, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Country Club of Rochester and Rolling Rock Club as well as a fine dining Disney College Program intern at the Flying Fish Café on Walt Disney World’s Boardwalk. She lives with her husband of almost 3 years and their two rescue pups.

    Stephanie can be reached at sharmon@hotelindigotn.com. 



    Sarah Kach

    Sarah Kach is now the Area Sales Manager | Vanderbilt University for Vista Host Hotel Development & Management. Her entire professional career has been with Vista Host, at the Home2 Suites (Assistant General Manager) and Homewood Suites Vanderbilt (Senior Sales Manager) but her true passion lies with event planning, vendor relationships, and of course, weddings. With a strong background in hotel Sales, she hopes to one day fulfill her dream of venturing over to the other side of the spectrum. She has been a member of TWESA for about 3 years and it is the only professional association she is has been a part of consistently for so long…ever! She is excited to be on the Board for 2018 and she loves anything made with copious amounts of sugar, Penn State football, and of course her Great Pyrenees, Winston!

    Sarah can be reached at skach@vistahost.net.



    Sara Keyes

    Sara Keyes grew up in South Florida, and moved to Tennessee in 2006. She has always had a passion for the events industry. She began her career in 2010 working birthday parties, block parties, and community events. After that, she was a Program Director for a daycamp that had 250 kids, and 40 counselors. Sara graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2015. While in college, she focused on communication, conflict management, strategic problem solving and Spanish, which allowed her to graduate with a major in Organizational Communication. During college, she spent time with United Way and on the Event Leadership Team at the American Cancer Society on several committees including social media, marketing, and special events.  Sara now works at Quest Events as a Producer. This experience has given Sara an abundance of skills that help to execute a flawless event. Sara has an enormous passion for events, an upbeat personality, and can grasp your vision for any event. In her free time, she loves taking her dog, Bailey, on adventures, traveling, and binge watching crime shows and Disney movies.

     Sara can be reached at skeyes@questevents.com.



    Brianna Williams
    Sales Manager

    Brianna “Bri” Williams is 26 and was born and raised in the Bluegrass State of Kentucky. Staying true to her Bluegrass roots, Bri earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Western Kentucky University and is currently studying for her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Capella University.  She is currently a Sales and Catering Manager at the Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport specializing in weddings and handles all social events.  Bri has a special talent for taking the couple’s vision and making their dreams a reality.

    Bri is a recent transplant to Nashville and in her free time, she enjoys exploring all that Nashville has to offer, spending time with friends and family, and watching Netflix.  She also enjoys seeing different wedding venues, eating at various restaurants and trying new recipes.  Bri can be reached at Brianna.williams@radisson.com 



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