Meet Our Team
Tiffany Hogue brings over 30 years of experience in Business Development and Business Analytics to Unique Events. She's worked in numerous business fields, including global corporations, and in the manufacturing industry. As an entrepreneur, Tiffany previously owned her own wedding consultancy and an architectural design business. With her multi-faceted business background, and genuine love of the event & design industry, adding Tiffany to the Unique Events family in 2022 was a perfect union!
Starting this whole thing off as a DJ company, Travis has strategically grown and evolved Unique Events into the company it is today. With an insane amount of work, an amazing staff and a little bit of luck Travis has emerged as an area leader of a company unlike any other. He preaches customer satisfaction to the staff and always has a watchful eye on emerging trends and offerings to ensure UE is always the first place people look for the absolute newest and freshest event offerings in the area!
Erin found herself joining the Unique Events team in 2018 already being one of the area's most established industry pros, bringing alllllll the experience and expertise! Erin’s fun-loving attitude and great work ethic made quick work of her fitting in with the rest of the Unique Events family. Her customer service, event knowledge, and design skills are next-level! This makes for an amazing experience for each design client she creates for; all while having fun in the process!
Event & Planning Director
Kelli has over 15 years of experience in the wedding & event industry. She worked at KCRG-TV9 after college, then successfully owned her own bridal shop, before professionally joining her colleagues at Unique Events in 2019. She is the founder and coordinator of several social events around the Corridor, and loves bringing big ideas to life!
Ashley started full time at UE in March 2021, but her history with us goes well beyond that! She got her start here as a summer intern in 2018, but there was such a bond that she came back as a part-time employee the summer of 2019! Ashley’s educational background and extensive wedding experience makes her wise beyond her years. Not only is she a class act when it comes to customer service, but she is always keeping the UE family connected with amazing ice breakers! Ashley really has set herself as one of the top Wedding Designers in the industry!
Terran’s journey in the floral industry began over 15 years ago at Kirkwood Community College where she graduated from the Floral Careers program. Post graduation, she worked for many years at a local, family-owned flower shop before establishing her own wedding floral design company. After five years and a few freelance design gigs with Unique Events, she decided to join the UE team when the opportunity presented itself. Working along-side the design team, she creates out-of-this-world floral arrangements and installations, and renews her passion for all things floral with every event.
Eve began at Unique Events in the spring of 2022 as an Intern. She is currently starting her final semester at the University of Iowa, where she is earning her certificate in Event Management! While assisting the Design Team, she also loves being involved in all types of event set-ups! When she's not working at Unique Events, she makes awesome specialty cocktails at The HarMac.
After graduating from Iowa State University in the summer of 2022 with a Bachelor's degree in Event Management and a minor in Child, Adult, and Family Services, Faith joined the Unique Events team to pursue her career in the event industry! Her experience in planning and executing Iowa’s State Gymnastics Competition fueled her interest in the industry. When she’s not assisting with events, you can find her cooking and baking while jamming to The Weeknd. She enjoys traveling to concerts with friends, spending time with her cat Tito, and thrifting.
Gabrielle has wanted to work at Unique Events since she was 19, and finally got to join the team in 2022! Before coming to UE, she worked at a bridal salon, and has 7 years of bridal industry experience. (In fact, Kelli's former bridal shop was one of her biggest competitors in the area for many years. Now they work together at UE!) Since having the opportunity to use her customer service skill set in a new way, Gabrielle has grown both professionally and personally, all thanks to UE. She's beyond excited to work with couples and help do great things within the company!
Order Management Supervisor
Emily joined UE in Fall of 2022. She is from Illinois, but like so many others she is a Hawkeye through and through! Emily might not be using her B.A. in Psychology, but she found her true passion in the wedding industry starting while working as a bridal stylist at a local bridal boutique. She is utilizing her attention to detail as a Rental Coordinator, making sure everything is organized and in its place for each event she assists with.
Katrina came to Unique Events in 2021 working part time. She became a full time employee quickly and has worked her way up to a Quality Lead position. Recently, Katrina was promoted to the Operations Department Order Management Supervisor role. Her professionalism, QCQA accomplishments and her big heart is the perfect fit in this leadership position. Katrina worked as an assistant manager in the preschool & childcare field, before coming to Unique Events.