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 […]

  • Scott

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

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    Shelly Kim

    EVENT MANAGER

    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 […]

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    Calder Yates

    Event Manager

    Whether it’s creating dynamic onsite educational projects in museums or working for the City of New York in emergency management, Calder has been intricately involved in and is no stranger to the support and effective management of events large and small. Prior to joining Kennedy Events, Calder worked in external affairs for various New York City agencies, taught art […]

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    Lizzie Lau

    EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

    After working for 15 years as a chef on private yachts in the Caribbean and Central America, Lizzie has given up the nomadic life and found a new way to capitalize on her creative and organizational skills.  “Some people have nightmares about realizing they are naked while speaking in public, I had nightmares about being out of […]