overview

GigMasters is the one stop source for all of your event service needs. We combine the efficiency of the web with the personal touch of a private event planner. Weddings to birthdays, corporate parties and more, we’re here to help you find the perfect vendors to bring your event to life. Search our site and you’ll see that we’ve got the web’s largest selection of the best, client-reviewed entertainers and event vendors.

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our promise

At GigMasters, our entire team is committed to helping you celebrate life's biggest moments. From looking to booking, our team of Event Specialists are here to help you every step of the way.

Whether you're a first-time party planner or an experienced event professional, we're committed to helping you find the best vendors to fit your event vision and budget. And, when you find the perfect vendor for your event, book with us and you'll be covered by GigMasters Guarantee.

We believe that your event is our reputation, and making your event dreams come true is our top priority. We're not satisfied until you're thrilled - that is our promise to you.

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meet the team

GigMasters was launched in 1997 by our fearless leaders Mike and Kevin, two life-long friends who wanted to combine their love of music and parties with their passion for the web. Today, Team GigMasters is comprised of over thirty web developers, marketers, and account specialists obsessed with perfecting the experience of booking live entertainment and party vendors.

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Marketing
Rick
Rick
General Manager & Director

Our General Manager & Directior - and the Willie Mays of the GigMasters softball team, Rick was among the company's first hires. Desert Island Album: Tom Petty Full Moon Fever. Musical Instrument: Air guitar.

Brittany
Brittany
Associate Marketing Manager

Give me a B! When she’s not pepping up our Marketing team, you can find Brittany coaching nationally ranked cheerleading squads. Brittany’s positive energy is fueled by wine and cupcakes - her two favorite things in life, besides Disney. Celebrity crush: Aaron Rodgers

Alyssa
Alyssa
Marketing Manager

If she’s not using her creativity at work as our Marketing Manager, Alyssa is using it to refinish antique furniture and take on various DIY projects. If she were a GigMasters vendor she’d be a sommelier - perhaps she can pick up some tips on her next European vacation.

Technology
Justin
Justin
Engineering Manager

By day Justin is the Tech Department’s problem solver. By night he fights crime. No, actually he plays the trombone in Steady Habits, one of GigMasters’ all-time favorite ska bands.

Chris
Chris
Lead Software Engineer

Chris is a Senior Developer with a serious love for Buffalo Chicken Dip. When he’s not pumping out lines of code, he spends his time hiking and keeping up on all things space related. Chris’ claim to fame – he once bowled a 300! Power Animal: Philosoraptor

Paul
Paul
Senior Software Engineer

If there’s somethin’ strange in your neighborhood, who ya’ gonna’ call? Paul. Not only does he solve our site code mysteries – he’s a paranormal investigator, too. (Beware, ghost bugs!) Paul’s ideal day would include Jennifer Lawrence, tacos, and an Avengers marathon. Desert Island Album: Dark Side of the Moon.

Ryan
Ryan
Software Engineer

In another life, Ryan worked as a litigator. Yep, that’s right – a litigator. But, he realized programming is his true passion. Now, he crushes code as one of the talented engineers on our tech team. Oh, and he's not afraid to admit that he sings T Swift in the shower. Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction 

Maurice
Maurice
Software Engineer

Maurice is a multi-talented member of our Tech team. He can play the piano and alto saxophone, and he’s a sabre fencer (Google it!). He loves Panda Express and video games. Celebrity crush: Natalie Dormer

Laerte
Laerte
Senior Software Engineer

You can take Laerte out of Brazil, but you can’t take the Brazil out of Laerte. Give him some churrasco and fried plantains to make him happy. Software development makes him even happier, as it’s his biggest passion. Aside from being one of our Software Engineers, he spends his time building computers, playing sports, and customizing his car.

Cristiano
Cristiano
Software Engineer

Representing Guaxupe, MG, Brazil: it’s Cristiano, one of our Software Engineers. He’s so passionate about technology that if he were stranded on a deserted island with only one thing, it’d be the internet. He’s just as passionate about music as he is tech, and can play classical guitar and piano. In his free time, Cristiano is watching The Office or playing with his cat, Menina.

Jared
Jared
Senior Software Engineer

Jared, our Senior Software Engineer is self described as astubborn-curious-coffee-junkie who spends his free time teaching his cats tricks, learning martial arts, and reading books/articles in all possible mediums. Current TV Show Obsession: The Great British Baking Show and Mindhunter. Hidden Talent: TBD.

Shawna
Shawna
Senior Software Engineer
Matt
Matt
Associate Software Engineer

Our Pittsburgh native and Associate Software Engineer Matt, loves playing music, reading, writing, going to the movies and building computers. He’s also a huge Arizona Cardinals fan and has a superstitious ritual he does before every game! In his spare time, he’s learning to speak Esperanto, Japanese, and Spanish. Pineapple on pizza? Yes! With bacon and black olives.

Account Services
Annie
Annie
Senior Account Services Manager

Annie is a University of Vermont alumna (Go Catamounts!) and a movie-quoting, customer-assisting machine that runs on caffeine. Don’t be surprised if she slips a few one liners into your call just to keep you on your toes!

Gus
Gus
Senior Account Specialist

Gus is a helpful Senior Account Specialist and budding table tennis star who describes his family as eerily similar to the one in My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Desert Island Album: ‘Cast Away’ Soundtrack.

Katie
Katie
Account Specialist

Katie is a karaoke and margarita lovin’ Account Specialist with a secret desire to harness telekinesis to move things across the desks of co-workers when they aren’t looking. She often gets mistaken for actress Laurie Holden (from the Walking Dead). Favorite Video Game: "Borderlands 2" for Xbox 360

Katie
Katie
Project Coordinator

Katie has the wits of a city girl and the charm of a southern girl. These traits can be seen in her role as Project Coordinator as she welcomes new members during the onboarding process. She recognizes Rhinebeck, NY and Raleigh, NC as both her homes. If she’s not binging Stranger Things, she’s catching a tan on an island vacation. She is opinionated, but that’s only because she cares!

Olivia
Olivia
Senior Account Specialist

Our Senior Account Specialist Olivia has a love for mystery and animals. If Olivia isn’t playing with her two rescue dogs, Cody and Denny, you can surely find her listening to a murder mystery podcast. She loves the beach, and her favorite spot to vacation with her husband is South Carolina. She is a proud University of Alabama alumna, which is evident in her love for the south #RollTide

Nancy
Nancy
Account Specialist

Our intern-turned-Account Specialist Nancy loves the Catskills, mushroom dumplings from Mecha (although her favorite food is always changing), and Friday the 13th! She’s not superstitious but does think we can speak things into existence. If she were stuck on a deserted island, she would bring a book. Pineapple on Pizza? Absolutely NEVER.

Taylor
Taylor
Account Specialist

Hailing from Fairfield, CT and a Penn State Alumni (Go Nittany Lions!), Taylor was an Animial Science Major who studied horses. Currently, she’s a proud dog mom (Manu and Hans) and likes to cook, hikr, and take care of her vegetable garden. Vacation Spot: Any beach or Ecuador (where she lived for a year!).

Amy
Amy
Account Specialist

When she’s not helping our users, Amy loves crocheting, thrifting, binging Netflix shows, and seeing live music! If she were stuck on a deserted island, she would bring all of the Harry Potter books. Go-To Karaoke Song: Anything Celine Dion. Pineapple on pizza? #Never.

Haley
Haley
Account Specialist

One of our two Norwalk natives, Haley is passionate about getting better every day - it’s what gets her out of bed every morning! When Haley isn’t helping our users and vendors with their events, you can find her on her yoga mat or in a local brewery. (It's all about balance…)

Product
Nicole
Nicole
Director, Product

A natural born party-planner, supremely considerate co-worker and lover of clever copy, Nicole embodies our 'life of the party' spirit. Power Animal: Owl Favorite Board Game: Scattergories

Katie
Katie
Senior Product Manager

When she's not working on product development and making our site the best it can be, Katie is usually in the kitchen making sinfully good treats for her co-workers, or playing with her doggies Sammy D and Cooper. Desert Island Album: Queen's Greatest Hits

Jeremy
Jeremy
Product Manager

Jeremy is a theater lover who has written, directed, performed in and produced over thirty plays with his own theater company. That’s right, Jeremy has his own theater company. When not getting his acting on, Jeremy spends his time testing new features and updates on the GigMasters site. 

Tim
Tim
Product Associate

An avid Harry Potter fan and acoustic guitar player, Tim spends his days working with the team to improve our product. He appreciates Charlie Chaplin, the Cowboys, and a great user experience. The only thing more impressive than Tim’s work ethic?  His golf game. (That, and the number of Big Macs he can consume in a week.)

Uijun
Uijun
Digital Product Designer

Meet Uijun, a Seoul native! He is a bonafide foodie, who loves to cook for his friends and family. He's passionate about design, and shows off his skills as our Product Designer. When he needs to unplug from the tech world, he likes to spend his time in nature.

Andrea
Andrea
Digital Content Strategist

Andie, our Digital Content Strategist and serial hobbyist, loves learning new things! She recently finished coding courses and piano lessons. Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese. Pet: While Manhattan apartments don't easily lend themselves to pets, in college she had a leopard gecko named Napoleon.

Elayne
Elayne
Product Design Lead

Meet Elayne! Our Product Design Lead who loves travel and travel photography (hello Instagram addiction), and Molly - her super-cuddly Maine Coon cat, and roommate of 11 years. If she were a vendor on The Bash, she’d be a fortune teller who reads gypsy cards (an old family tradition!).

Operations
Jeremy
Jeremy
Associate Director of Operations

An amateur magician and office mini-golf enthusiast, Jeremy is the man who keeps GigMasters running like a well-oiled machine. He's seen Pulp Fiction about 10,000 times. Power Animal: Honey Badger Superpower: Invincibility

Veronique
Veronique
Office & Operations Associate

Our Office & Operations Associate loves chocolate-peanut butter flavored anything, trips to London, and her rescue bagel hound Oscar. If she were stranded on a deserted island, she would bring a large notebook and a ton of fun pens. For Veronique, pineapple on pizza is always a yes! (the more the better).

Sales
Tori
Tori
Sales Manager

Tori's favorite thing about working at GigMasters is getting to talk to people from all different walks of life. That's why she's the perfect person to head up our Sales Team. But it's not all business with Tori. When she hosts a party, expect to enjoy margaritas and fun at the beach. Wedding Song: "Bones" by Michael Kiwanuka

Jessica
Jessica
Account Executive

Don't leave clutter near our Sales Rep, Jessica. She is an organized Navy Brat that loves her dog, Hawaiian vacations, and Chick-fil-A. She's always equipped with chapstick, and a proud James Madison alumni (Go Dukes!).

Lindsey
Lindsey
Account Executive

Our Long Island (born + raised!) Account Executive, loves chicken fingers, pizza, a good murder mystery (book or tv show!), and her mini schnauzer Patrick. Pet Peeve: Bad Grammar. Vacation Spot: South of France.

Taylor
Taylor
Account Executive

Taylor was a psychology major and environmental studies minor and loves travel, cooking and floral design! Fun fact? She studied 3 languages - Spanish, French, and the Attic dialect of Ancient Greek. Vacation spot: Paris, France. Favorite food: Gnocchi.

Chad
Chad
Account Executive

Chad, a University of Maryland grad and the newest member of our sales team, loves sushi and burgers, FRIENDS, and his pet dog Dolce (he is the man!). Biggest Pet Peeve? When people heard what you said but still say "what" anyway. Go-To Karaoke Song: Mambo No. 5.

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