Chef Frank Sekyra started his career while in high school with a local pizzeria that made everything from scratch. After high school he started his career as kitchen manager at the James Beard award-winning Bottega Café in Birmingham, Alabama. After spending a few years at Bottega Café, he accepted an opportunity of becoming Sous Chef at Chris Hastings Hot and Hot Fish Club. Chef Sekyra has also worked at Satterfield’s Restaurant as the executive chef. Just a few years later, Chef Sekyra was sought after to help elevate The Country Club of Birmingham as executive chef.
After extensive exposure to different elements within the hospitality field, Tamara Archer’s true passion for event planning and management surfaced. Having worked in various local restaurants in positions ranging from head server to manager to event planner, she has a solid foundation and understanding of the hospitality industry. Before joining our team, she most recently worked as Event Coordinator with Kathy G. & Company on many large scale events, both on-site and off premise. This combined with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Communication Management with a specialization in Public Relations gives her the experience and knowledge to create special events with attention to detail and client relations.
Ross’ career in hospitality and event management began in New York City as the Creative Director of Red Carpet Kids, a family entertainment company. Success led to numerous positive reviews in leading television and news sources including The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, Inside Edition, and Forbes. In 2015 he transitioned to Robbins Wolfe Eventeurs as the Director of Staffing managing a variety of events for prominent clients and venues including Michael Bloomberg, Ralph Lauren, and The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Ross holds an MFA from New School University where he draws upon unique perspectives in critical thinking and problem solving through a creative lens coupled with innovative approaches to making each event a memorable experience for our clients.