Team

  • Maggie Braff

    Maggie Kennedy Braff

    FOUNDER & PARTNER

    Even after so many years of producing events, Maggie Braff still feels a surge of excitement leading up to and on the Big Day. “Most people are intimidated by all the energy and details that go into a great event, but I’m in my element. It’s almost like playing chess while zipping around on roller blades; it’s […]

  • Paige Buck

    Paige Miller Buck

    PARTNER

    As someone who thrives on using technology to build community, Paige Buck loves helping her clients plug in to the latest social media and mobile tools. “It’s easier than ever to quickly figure out what your audience needs and wants from your event. Having this kind of input makes all the difference between creating an event that […]

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    Anya Soltero

    DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

    Passionate about taking on new projects and challenges, Anya has no qualms being labeled as a multi-talented generalist (with super-hero leanings) who thrives on communications projects, managing people and timelines, and improving systems and processes. A proud San Francisco native, Anya has spent the past 20 years in the Bay Area growing professionally as a […]

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    Jessica Gulley-Ward

    Marketing & Project Coordinator

    Jessica loves to plan, produce, and juggle logistics because, as she sees it, the little things are the big things. Forever fiercely organized and ridiculously proactive, Jessica’s desk is laden with multi-colored manila folders, Post-it notes and her ideal date night is an hour at the local office supply store. Being an integral part of a well-run system that executes an […]

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    Scott P.

    CONSULTANT & PRODUCER

    Scott is a freelance producer with a broad skills set which Kennedy Events calls on for some of our bigger projects. When not busy as a visual artist, Scott produces events, conferences, film and photography shoots, design projects and even software ventures from time to time. Scott steps nimbly in and out of projects for […]

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    Shelly Kim

    EVENT PRODUCER

    In the realm of event planning there’s no such thing as being over-prepared. For this reason, Shelly Kim always has a backup plan, then a backup plan for her backup plan, ready in her fanny pack. Shelly’s can-do attitude and determination shine through her work in event planning. Referred to the Kennedy Events as a “registration […]

  • Tavia

    Tavia Stewart

    Event Manager

    Tavia loves breaking big projects into manageable pieces and seeing amazing ideas through from concept to completion. Though a creative “big-picture thinker,” she is also a fan of all the systems, handbooks, and spreadsheets needed to “bring it all together.”      In addition to running events at RocketSpace for Kennedy Events, Tavia is a co-founder […]

  • Kate Gude

    Kate Gude

    Business Development

    With over two decades of event planning experience, Kate has the know-how and the imagination to make your event extraordinary!  An energetic organized (Virgo) muli-tasker (work life + 4 kids), Kate possesses a wealth of tools and experience to seamlessly pull all your event details together in a professional and creative way.   A natural organizer […]

  • Malia Stevens

    Malia Stevens

    NEW YORK CITY EVENT DIRECTOR

    There is nothing Malia Stevens likes more than providing her clients with the right leadership and tools to create the perfect end result. “Producing events means understanding what is most important to each client and that answer is never the same. I love helping people first envision and then create their perfect end result”. Malia […]