Our Team

The main focus in our daily work is to maintain a high standard in all the services we provide.

We have the capacity to design and execute an unforgettable party — whether a destination wedding, a corporate event or a birthday party.

Gaia Team provides unparalleled services that comprised of the most talented, dedicated, creative and passionate individuals with one common goal – ensuring your event is memorable, meaningful and magical.

 


ALISON HOTCHKISS

PRINCIPAL

For me, producing weddings and events is about creating unforgettable experiences. In order to do that and stay inspired, I’m constantly seeking adventure in my personal life – exploring new destinations and fueling my own passion for the outdoors and design.



JESSE TOMBS

MANAGING PARTNER

I believe that authenticity, passion and a sense of humor are the key ingredients to every successful event. I’ve been in the hospitality industry practically my whole life; wetting my feet at the age of thirteen, I worked in the kitchen of a catering company piping cream puffs.

 




CANDICE EDINGER

SENIOR EVENT PRODUCER

Candice is a true globetrotter at heart; sailing the Bahamas on a small sailboat, exploring the caves and waterfalls on the Islands of Hawaii and sleeping under the stars in Argentina bred a knack for traveling and a sense of adventure within her.




RUTH SKIDMORE

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Growing up in a big family teaches you a lot about life from an early age. Ruth, the fifth of seven children, was born and raised in the outskirts of Manchester, England. With a large, colorful family, she’s always been good at sharing and getting along well with others.




DANIELLE MCCARTHY

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Danielle has always had an enthusiasm for fashion. At a young age, she would patiently wait by the door for her numerous monthly magazine subscriptions to arrive;

 




Photography by Larissa Cleveland