Stephanie Potter

Stephanie’s love for the hospitality and event industry stem from her summer breaks in college, while working at a hotel.  She began with CRE in 2013, as an intern and found her passion as a Senior Project Associate. Stephanie works closely with both the sales and operations team to implement project initiatives, manual updates and… Read more »

Katy Burkholder

Raised outside of Toledo, Ohio, Katy first started at CRE as one of our hard-working, well-travelled Event Managers back in 2010. She soon joined our sales team as an inside sales representative, eventually earning the title of Senior Project Associate. She balances her time between customer service, sales and behind the scenes assistance, while still… Read more »

Lindsay Blakely

Lindsay has over five years of experience in the event industry and started her career with CRE in 2014. She has held such positions as Senior Event Manager, Maine Operations Manager, and today works within the sales division as a Project Manager. She takes great pride in being a well-rounded member of the organization! Born… Read more »

James Aschenbrenner

James, who has been in the industry for over ten years, began his career at the Event Management level and successfully transitioned into a Project Manager role.   He has had the unique experience of forging great relationships and producing highly successful events across the country. His career has taken him to residences in St…. Read more »

Patricia Ernst

Patricia enjoys working closely with clients on a wide variety of events and has been dedicated to the event planning and production industry since 2010. She strives to provide excellent customer service for her clients across the country. Her attention to detail, organization, and quality event production skills ensures every event from the initial conversation… Read more »

Adria Brown King

Adria began her career at CRE in 2007 and since that time, she has held positions in both the Sales and Operations departments. She has finally found her niche as a Project Manager, where she can focus on providing Customer Service and Care to her clients. Adria attended the University of Maine where she majored… Read more »

Hilary Lorrain

Hilary is an accomplished event planner with more than ten years of experience in both coordinating and managing the deliveries of top-notch events. A perfectionist at heart, Hilary takes great satisfaction in providing nothing but the highest standards in customer service to her clients. Hilary’s strong sense of professionalism and her ability to craft long-lasting… Read more »

Brett Ernst

Brett has been in the Event Planning and Production Industry for over ten years and has an extensive background of designing custom tailored events for groups from 300 to 50,000 guests!  As Regional Director, Brett leads a sales team that services fourteen states across the Mid-West and South-West Regions of the country.  He truly understands… Read more »

Andrew Brooks

Andrew is quarterbacking CRE’s rapid expansion in the western half of the United States.  He started with CRE as an intern in 2012 and quickly developed through the sales division to a Regional Director in 2017. He has contracted and produced hundreds of large scale events to the nation’s most prominent employers and he understands… Read more »

Alexandra Farmer

Alexandra joined the CRE team in 2012 as a Project Manager Trainee while also heading out on event sites as an Event Manager. Today, Alexandra works closely with her sales team as Regional Director and prides herself on mentoring her team. She provides expert knowledge, industry experience, relentless energy and commitment to understanding her client’s… Read more »