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About Us

We work hard, we have fun, we exceed expectations. We produce events nationwide and have resources that enable us to create amazing events wherever our clients need us. Our approach helps our clients to advance their mission, message and brand to their audiences through memorable experiences and interactions.

What sets Tolo Events apart? We’re one of very few event companies that creates, designs and oversees all key elements of an event experience. This enables our clients’ vision to be cohesive and the planning process to be seamless.

We make big ideas happen.

Shelly Tolo
Shelly Tolo | President | [email protected]

Shelly Tolo launched Tolo Events in 2002 after a 12-year career as a development officer and event planner for nonprofit organizations. Her business mission is to maximize events through strategic planning and creating fabulous atmospheres and programs. She holds a Master's Degree in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University with a concentration in nonprofit organizations. In addition to her business savvy, Shelly has a keen eye for design and is recognized as a leading event designer in the industry. When asked what she hopes a potential client would say about her after an interview, Shelly responded, "more than anything I would hope they'd say she's really nice - we want to work with her!".

Jennifer Fraps Jennifer Fraps
Senior Event Producer [email protected]
Liz Sexton Liz Sexton
Senior Event Producer [email protected]
Audrey Newman Audrey Newman
Senior Event Designer [email protected]
Victoria Patterson Victoria Patterson
Marketing & Event Design Coordinator [email protected]
Stephanie Whelham Stephanie Whelham
Event Coordinator [email protected]
Alyse Clairo Alyse Clairo
Event Assistant [email protected]
Laura Kowalski Laura Kowalski
Event Assistant [email protected]