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Advisory Council

The Catersource Advisory Council is made up of respected leaders from across the catering and events industries. We are privileged to have access to the experience of such seasoned professionals and appreciate their willingness to offer key insights.

Kristin Banta
Creative Director, Kristin Banta Events
Los Angeles, CA

Dan Berger
Founder & CEO, Social Tables
Washington, DC

Liese Gardner
Owner, Liese Gardner Communications
Los Angeles, CA

Bill Hansen
CEO, Bill Hansen Catering
Miami, FL

Scott Hodgson
Senior Dir Category Mgt Non-Foods, US Foods
Rosemount, IL

LeeAnn Kelly
Vice President of Sales, American Metalcraft, Inc. 
Pomona, CA

Albert Manzo
President, The Brownstone
Paterson, NJ

David Merrell
CEO/Creative Director, AOO Events Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Ingrid Nagy
Owner, By Design Collective 
Denver, CO

Karen O’Connor
ICA Board President
Executive Chef, Daniel et Daniel
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Jennifer Perna
Owner, Fulton Market Consulting
Chicago, IL

Carl Sacks
Executive Director, Leading Caterers of America
Woodland Park, NJ

Robin Selden
Managing Partner/Executive Chef, Marcia Selden Catering & Events 
Stamford, CT

Meryl Snow
Owner, Snow Storm Solutions 
Philadelphia, PA

Sasha Souza
Event Designer & Planner, Sasha Souza Events
Napa, CA