All Occasions Event Rental is nationally recognized as having the highest number of Certified Event Rental Professionals (CERP) of any rental company in the United States and Canada, with nearly 100% of our event consultant and service staff earning this designation. Plus, the majority of our consultant and service team members have 10 years or more in the event rental business. All this translates to top-notch service for you.
Here are some members of the AO team you might meet when you contact us about your next event:
Elizabeth Wilson, CERPPresident
Elizabeth Wilson has filled many roles in the All Occasions team over the years. Her experience also includes work with an event rental firm in Texas. She currently serves on a national committee of the American Rental Association (ARA) and earned CERP designation in 2009. "Being involved in the event rental business at the local and national levels is both rewarding and challenging, and helps me keep our company on top of trends in service and products."
Tommy Wilson, CERPDirector of Event Services
With All Occasions since 2002, Tommy is an expert in tenting and leads the team responsible for making sure events are set correctly and on time. Tommy's previous experience in the rental business coupled with his CERP designation make him a valuable member of the All Occasions team. "I get satisfaction out of working with our team to pull together all the details so that an event exceeds our customer's expectations!"
Matthew BrownDirector of Operations
Matthew started at All Occasions in 2016 as the Assistant General Manager and was later promoted to Director of Operations in 2017. He brings with him over twenty years of experience and knowledge in the events industry, particularly the catering sector with ten years as the General Manager of Funky's Catering. Matthew has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Economics from the University of Cincinnati and is working towards his CERP designation.
Joanne Kelly, CERPCustomer Service Manager
Joanne started with All Occasions in 2011 as an Event Consultant and was promoted to Customer Service Manager in 2016. She brings 12 years of customer service experience to the position and received her CERP designation in 2012. "I take great pride in going the extra mile to provide exceptional service and helping our customers with the details that add a special touch to their event. My goal is to make the AO experience an easy one so that the customer can focus on enjoying their celebration."
Emma DurhamEvent Consultant - Cincinnati
Emma joined All Occasions in 2023 and has over eight years of experience in the event industry, both co-running a vintage furniture rental company and managing a venue. She attended George Washington University and Savannah College of Art and Design before returning to her hometown of Cincinnati. She loves using her design background to help people create their perfect party atmosphere. "I love treating events like a temporary interior design - creating a space that only exists for a day or two but which truly expresses the people it's celebrating."
Kristen Hinton, CERPSenior Event Consultant - Cincinnati
Kristen joined All Occasions as an Event Consultant in 2008. She brings experience from both a local charity and public relations firm to her position. She is a member of the local Cincinnati Chapter of ILEA. Kristen has a degree from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University and earned her CERP designation in 2009. "I love helping customers in our design center and enjoy the wide variety of events we help to create."
Rachael Slotta, CERPSenior Event Consultant - Cincinnati
Rachael joined All Occasions as an Event Consultant in 2017. She is a Certified Wedding & Event Planner and earned her Bachelor’s degree from Belhaven University. Rachael also brings arts administration experience from numerous non-profit organizations to the team. “I absolutely love helping clients bring their event vision to life. With endless design possibilities, I enjoy seeing the unique details each event presents.”
Beth Holland, CERPEvent Consultant - Cincinnati
Beth joined All Occasions in July of 2021 as an Event Consultant. She has a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in Advertising and Communications from Xavier University. Beth brings years of sales, design and event planning experience from Funky’s Catering Events. She was the former Design Manager for Pinecroft at Crosley Estate, a local wedding/event venue in Cincinnati. She is actively involved in the Cincinnati ILEA chapter and received her CERP designation in 2022. “I consider myself a curator of dreams and I love to bring your dream inspiration board to life for your event.”
Becky RyanEvent Consultant, Louisville
Becky has over thirty years of experience in the event rental industry, specifically with Ballou’s Rent-All in Louisville, Kentucky where her mother was a co-owner. When All Occasions acquired Ballou’s in 2018, they were fortunate enough to keep Becky on as an Event Consultant. Her knowledge and experience was invaluable through the transition. “I am excited to have the opportunity to continue to serve our community with their event rental needs. Helping clients who visit me with just an idea and turning it into a successful event has been my goal since 1988.”
Kennedy TesarEvent Consultant - Cincinnati
Kennedy started with All Occasions as an Event Consultant in June 2023. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Kentucky. In joining the team, Kennedy brings multiple years of both customer service and event coordination experience to the role. "I am excited to be part of the team at All Occasions, not only to have a hand in making beautiful events come to fruition, but also to be part of a company known for such excellent customer service."
Ashley Tillmann, CERPEvent Consultant - Cincinnati
Ashley started with All Occasions as an Event Consultant in 2022. She brings eight years of customer service experience, primarily in the retail industry, to the position. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Ball State University and received her CERP designation in 2023. "I'm passionate about helping people; I want to make their lives and planning process as easy as possible. I love working with customers to help create events and exceed their expectations."
Cindy WilsonBusiness Support Administrator
Cindy started as the Administrative Assistant for the All Occasions team in 2015 and was promoted to Executive Assistant in 2018. She brings with her over fifteen years of experience in customer service, primarily in the service industry. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2018.
Ashley Ehlers, CERPWill Call & Operations Representative - Cincinnati
Bringing with her 20 years of experience in the events industry, Ashley joined the All Occasions team in June 2021 as an Event Consultant and became the Will Call & Operations Representative in 2023. Prior to working at All Occasions, she worked as the Hiring and Training Manager, as well as Event Manager at Funky's Catering. She earned her CERP designation in 2022.
Sheryl has served as the All Occasions accountant since 2007. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University and welcomes customer inquiries on billing concerns.
Simon HeidrichTenting Manager
Ben Fiehrer, CERPTent and Event Crew Leader
Will Noble, CERPTent and Event Crew Leader
Seth BarnesTransportation Manager
Seth joined the All Occasions team in January 2019 as the Transportation Manager. Prior to that, he worked as a Captain and Operations Manager of Funky’s Catering for seven years. He graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He will soon begin working towards his CERP designation.
Ethan BonnellDelivery Service Representative - Cincinnati
Stephan CooperTeam Leader - Cincinnati
Eric Easterling, CERPTeam Leader - Cincinnati
Kevin FitzpatrickSenior Training Delivery Service Representative
Chris JacksonDock Supervisor
Bill WalkerDelivery Service Representative - Cincinnati
Stephen MayDelivery Service Representative - Louisville
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