Meet the Team
Ana – Floral Designer
Mama Ana or Ana Banana has been in the wedding industry for 16 years. She started out as an associate at a local floral shop and now an expert in everything flowers-related. From stripping flowers to different techniques of caring for flowers, Ana is able to teach fundamental skills to new comers.
Ana is very hands-on with great speed and a lot of heart when arranging floral arrangements for any occasion. Her contagious laugh captures attention and hearts of those around her. Ana is a knowledgeable florist who also has an eye for draping and positioning props. She appreciates the end result after a hard day of work and to see what she was able to accomplish is what she enjoys most about working at KQ Elements.
Andy - Production Setup Team
Andy is an open book. What you see is what you get. Very straightforward with thinking outside the box. Always working hard to get the job done in a fast timely manner. We can always count on him to finish tasks given with instructions followed. Importantly, always asks the right questions to understand what's needed to accomplish things.
Charlie – Production Setup Team
Charlie is one of our coordinators famous for his interpersonal skills. With a fun, outgoing, and bubbly personality, he’s the life of any event. It’s exactly why you can find him singing or dancing his way through life. Charlie has broadened his resume through various professions such as food service, retail, and customer service. He’s an open-minded and detail-oriented individual who is bilingual and has great appreciation for performing arts and food.
When on the job, Charlie displays a level of enthusiasm and energy and you can’t help but get sucked into the fun and positive environment he creates. With each project that he encounters, he devotes himself 100% and works hard to achieve the client’s vision by executing plans carefully and accurately..
Chloe - Production Setup Team
Chloe is very well balanced in all aspects. Capable of doing any and every task needed. With little instruction she is more than capable to be left alone knowing the job will be completed. She is very independent with original ideas on how to approach new things. There is no doubt she can accomplish whatever she sets herself out for.
Eileen - Lead Events Coordinator
Eileen has a very curious and adventurous mind which led her to join our team due to her interest in event planning and coordination. Eileen is a team player who is always helping out everyone whenever someone needs assistance and makes sure tasks are always completed in a timely manner. Eileen is detailed oriented and a quick learner which is essential to what we do at KQ Elements.
Her personality and character translates over perfectly to her event planning/coordinating skills. Eileen also enjoys arts & crafts such as painting, sketching and so much more! She is a very family oriented person. Family always comes first.
Esperanza – Wedding/Event planner
‘Espy’ is definitely the sweetheart of the team. She’s comparable to Santa’s little helper; she works to fulfill the tasks and ensure everything is done the way it’s asked. A FIDM graduate, Espy has an appreciation for different sense of styles and art. She worked as a visual stylist upon graduating before joining KQ.
Espy’s smile and friendly vibe alone makes you want to be around her. She’s determined to learn all areas of the business and she approaches challenges with a very positive attitude, which translates into her coordinating skills. Espy is a learner and a great listener; she also appreciates her family, friends and life itself.
Hannah - Coordinator
Hanna is all about getting things done. Her mind is constantly going 100 mph at all times. Even when she's resting; we know she is thinking about how can something we are working on be improved. With so many great ideas we come to her for unusual situations for her to evaluate and figure out. So reliable and caring, she thinks of others before herself.
Inca - Showroom/Production Setup Manager
Inca has a aura of pure joy. You cant help but get caught up in it. People love being around him and that transfers as to why he is such a great manager. He understands people and knows what everyone's strength are and uses that to accomplish the task at hand. He has many talents with decor and design being his passion.
Jayden – Head Designer
When a passionate individual walks into a room, you can’t hear him. Why? Because he doesn’t speak out loud the vision and ideas; he investigates and observes his canvas to see how he can transform it efficiently, effectively and creatively all while captivating the vision and ambiance desired. He lets the work speak for itself.
To say that he’s hardworking is an understatement. To say that he’s a multi-talented, well rounded, and a passionate individual who will do whatever it takes to perform at his and his team’s best ability is a bit more accurate. Jayden has the talent and tools to create amazing designs and have a keen eye for tasteful decor. He studies his clients and have mastered the importance of incorporating elements that will enhance the client’s vision and will take it to another level of astonishing.
Jayden is unpredictable, but he never ceases to amaze his team with his incredible work ethics. As the head designer of KQ Elements, he displays a level of professionalism and teamwork that is not just admirable, it also encourages and motivates his team to always strive for excellence. His energy is lively and magnetic to everyone around him and although he’s achieved various kinds of events and weddings, he never settles for less. He pushes himself and manages to create new and innovative designs to push the limits of creativity and definition of beauty.
Jesse – Team Lead/Production Setup Team
We consider Jesse Khen our “Heidi Klum” and “Nina Garcia” from Project Runway. He is known for his determination and blunt honesty. His “black and white” take on the world has been added with some grey and color which brings forth great style of creativity that is crucial in times of spontaneity and complex events.
As the Executive Officer, Jesse is fully involved in all aspects of KQ, especially when it comes to event set up which has become his ultimate passion.
Jesse is an outstanding team lead who executes plans flawlessly and assists the team efficiently. He’s assertive and will dive right in to help his teammates where assistance is needed because his priorities are to make sure problems are solved and to deliver exceptional services and products for our clients. “I’m excited to take KQ Corporation beyond what we have ever imagined.”
Justine - Receptionist
Justine is very pleasant and kind when it comes to greeting everyone who comes in. She is very welcoming and makes sure everyone is well taken care of and given drinks and snacks if needed.
Justine is a quiet and loving beautiful person who likes to work in her own personal space. She explains it is easier for her to get the job done. Once assigned to a task; you can count on her to make sure it gets done in a fast-timely manner. She learns new things quickly and always makes sure everything is consistent.
Justine is very talented, creative and strong with everything she does. If she has any ideas, she always shares them with us; a big team player. Overall Justine is a silly, fun and an outgoing person.
Justine also loves to make sure everything is in order and well taken care of when it comes to paperwork, associates, and work space. She is very accurate when it comes to making appointments or booking schedules and is very remindful to us of them.
Kendra - Event Specialist
Kendra is the foodie of all foodies due to the fact that she cooks scrumptious things all the time. She knows countless wonderful places to dine and that includes knowing all the venues that will fit our clients needs. Her knowledge is vast when it comes to what locations or venders can do. She is always bringing in to share her latest creation that if you notice all of us are tighter around the edges, you know the reason.
Lien - Coordinator
Lien is the perfectionist of the team. She will spend as much time is needed to get it perfect. With that level of detail she always looks over everything before we can consider things are finalized. She is very thoughtful and considerate of others and is always sharing everything especially snacks and foods.
Mercedes – Floral Designer
“Mercy” has been in the floral industry for 17 years. She’s a true expert when it comes to the fundamentals for floral arrangements, bouquets & boutonnieres.
Mercy is a walking floral magazine. She knows the seasonality and management of all types of flowers and how to perfectly align them based on clients’ occasions, expectations and goals. Mercy is a positive and inspiring individual who has overcome many obstacles in her life, yet she stays motivated and driven to take it upon herself to continue learning and growing. A mother of two and a grandmother to seven, she adores them all and enjoys spending time with them.
Nam - Retails Manager
Nam gives his all in everything he does and never shys away from giving a helping hand. Always active and getting his hands dirty while managing. He inspires everyone around him to do the same and instrumental when time is crucial and in the final hour to get things done. Very proactive so things go as planned.
Ramon – Production Setup Team
Ramon is one of the most organized, detailed- oriented and honest individual who loves his Modelo. The “ handy” man of the team who we can count on to accomplish any task with flying colors. Not only is he physically strong, he is also extremely quick on his feet and comes up with the most effective solution. His expertise in construction and his liking in hands on projects, allows us to achieve our client’s requests and vison.
Sharon - Production Setup Team
Sharon is always smiling and the most happiest person there is. Very talented and quick on her feet, she waste no time and finishes jobs quickly and efficiently. Very knowledgeable in all sorts of subjects, she provides reliable information and research so everyone can effectively do any project with her input. A lover of life, she is always busy doing activities with her family in her free time.
Tracy – Coordinator
Tracy is the chameleon of the bunch. She is a free spirit who loves to experiment with her hair. Don’t be shocked if you see her one week with curly blonde hair and the next week she’s rocking a blue and white updo. An independent individual who has 3 boys that is as cute as buttons. While her kids are her most important priority, she also takes her responsibilities at work very seriously. She’s precise and filled with energy, so when it comes to executing plans, Tracy is efficient and accurate.
Breaking down, setting up or making deliveries for events, Tracy does it all and is great at carrying out plans. Her training in all aspects of event planning and coordinating has elaborated into solid skills.