We’re thrilled to introduce you to our new Spring interns! Anna, Casie + Danielle have joined our team for the spring semester, and Izzy will be returning from last semester! They tackled their first event, Starlit Supper, this past week and helped make the whole process run so smoothly. We have big things planned this semester, and they’ll be with us for every step of the way! You’ll probably see them at events or over on our Instagram for #SidekickTakeovers (stay tuned for this!), keep reading to learn more about why we love them so much!
Name: Anna Pass
Hometown: Glen St. Mary, Florida
College + Major: Polk State College; Elementary Education (hopefully to teach Art)
What are three things left on your bucket list? To lead a life of inspiration, purpose, and faith, experience new and exciting places, and to hopefully have a family of my own one day.
Mountains or Beach? While I love the beach, specifically the Gulf Coast, I LOVE visiting the Mountains. Mostly because it is so different from Florida.
What is your biggest pet peeve? Sneezing after applying a fresh coat of mascara.
Guilty pleasure/comfort food? Roasted sweet potatoes, and Down
What are you passionate about? My faith, making other people feel important, community, finding beauty in simplicity, gluten-free dishes, and supporting the agriculture industry (aka the backbone of America).
One word or phrase that describes you: Ever optimistic
If you jumped in a plane today, where would you go? Any Scandinavian Country
Do you live to eat or eat to live? Both. While I’m passionate about great tasting food, I try to ultimately eat options that make feel better and energize me. I’m a big proponent of organic products.
What is your favorite part of event planning? To provide a unique, joyous, and pleasant experience for others. One of the greatest blessings in life, is to be a blessing; I feel that event planning is a tangible way to extend light and joy to not only clients, but all guests who attend.
Name: Casie Hoffman
Hometown: Ocala, FL
College + Major: Southeastern and Graphic Design
What are three things left on your bucket list? 1) Visit all 50 states (I have been to 41) 2) Become a Disney Princess for a day (specifically Rapunzel) 3) Own a Cocker Spaniel
Mountains or Beach? Beach, totally!
What is your biggest pet peeve? When my name is mispronounced or misspelled, after multiple introduction
Guilty pleasure/comfort food? Breakfast food
What are you passionate about? Anything Creative or anything that has to do with animals.
One word or phrase that describes you: Vivacious
If you jumped in a plane today, where would you go? Alaska or Hawaii
Do you live to eat or eat to live? Live to eat!
What is your favorite part of event planning? I love it when everything comes together and you get to watch people enjoy what you’ve planned.
Name: Danielle Skolozynski
Hometown: Sleepy Hollow, IL
College + Major: I’m studying communication and business at Southeastern University
What are three things left on your bucket list? Go to all 30 MLB parks, learn to drive and own a 6-speed American Muscle car, see John Mayer in concert.
Mountains or Beach? Mountains! (Especially ones in the desert)
What is your biggest pet peeve? The sound of chomping on food.
Guilty pleasure/comfort food? Taco Bell
What are you passionate about? Good food, cool cities and experiencing them with friends. Cacti
One word or phrase that describes you: Loyal
If you jumped in a plane today, where would you go? Tuscany, then I would travel all over Italy
Do you live to eat or eat to live? Live to eat! Eating to live is something I have to remind myself of.
What is your favorite part of event planning? Other than seeing the looks on people’s faces when they experience the event, I love being able to meet new people and discover people’s passions and talents!