Columbia

Serving clients in Columbia and throughout the South Carolina Midlands, the Columbia sales team has over 35 years of shared event industry experience. With Business Development and three Account Executives, all of your rental needs and questions can be answered by this remarkable Columbia sales team. As the prominent rental partner in the region, this team is committed to the Party Reflections’ mission to provide upscale event rental products and services to create innovative solutions and lasting memories for our partners and clients. Meet the members of this team and reach them directly by phone or email below.

 

 

 

Kaelin Larson, Account Executive
803.978.9205 | Contact Kaelin by Email

Kaelin was born and raised on the Space Coast of Florida, sharing her hometown island with Kennedy Space Center. In pursuit of a profession in business and marketing she relocated to Charlotte, NC in 2011. After several successful years of sales experience at Red Ventures, Kaelin chose to navigate back to her happy place working with people and the events that make lifetime memories for them. She spent several years working in the food service industry where "special events" became her passion. With new opportunities in wedding and event planning waiting for her, Kaelin moved to Columbia, SC. For the past two years, she has been involved in planning and coordinating more than 100 special events throughout the southeast US with some of the best vendors in the industry.

Through her involvement in wedding and special occasions planning in Columbia, she was a regular customer of Party Reflections! Faced with an opportunity to follow her love of event design and décor, she welcomed the idea of joining the Party Reflection's team as an account executive. Using her creativity to curate her client’s ideas into their event brings her great joy. Customer satisfaction is important to Kaelin and no occasion is too big or too small. Kaelin loves challenges and welcomes her clients to share their visions.

Odd as it may seem growing up in Florida, Kaelin spent much of her life on the ice - in figure skates. At the young age of 4 she competed in her first figure skating competition. Many competitions and over a decade of athletic training later, it is easy to see the history of Kaelin's work ethic and passion for the performing arts in her ability to create an atmosphere that can take one's breath away. When not at work, Kaelin loves to spend time with her fur-babies, Maui (black lab) and Kali (Aussie-lab mix). Kaelin also loves to spend time traveling and seeing the world.


Lenna Diamaduros, Account Executive
803.978.9707 | Contact Lenna by Email

From Columbia, SC, Lenna has not strayed far away from home! Although, her extended family is originally from Greece. Lenna graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2018 with a degree in Hospitality Management. Throughout high school and college, Lenna worked in many different restaurants starting as a hostess and eventually working her way into management. Her first job outside of college was in Special Events and that is where she discovered her passion for the special events industry and what brought her to Party Reflections. With a background in customer service and special events, the transition into a customer-based sales role for an event rental company has been pretty smooth.

In her spare time, Lenna likes to spend time with her two dogs, Lebron and Bristol! Making sure that they are healthy and happy is the biggest priority in her life. 


Sunny Cipriano, Account Executive
803.978.9705 | Contact Sunny by Email

Sunny is originally from Charlotte, NC and moved to Columbia in February of 2016. With a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and an emphasis in Marketing from Brigham Young University- Idaho, she has a background in both marketing and special events. After completing an internship with an event rental company in Charlotte, she traveled abroad to Brussels, Belgium to intern for an international fashion and design company.

As a Special Events Consultant, Sunny enjoys building strong relationships with clients and providing them with superior customer service. Not afraid to go the extra mile, she works hard to help each customer have a sophisticated and personable experience with Party Reflections.

Coming from a large family, Sunny loves to talk and get to know people everywhere she goes. She finds new places exciting and loves traveling by taking day trips to different parts of the Carolinas. In her spare time, she also enjoys serving in the community, hiking up mountains, and cooking with her husband.


Paul Kennington, Account Executive
803.978.9708 | Contact Paul by Email

Paul, originally from Greenville, SC, has lived in Columbia since arriving at the University of South Carolina as a freshman in 2004. He has a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management which helped to cultivate his passion for customer service and sales. He spent almost ten years in the retail sector greatly focused on the needs of his customers which has seamlessly transitioned into the needs of his PR clients and their events.

In his spare time, Paul spends time with his wife at sporting events, traveling to Disney World, golfing and playing with their two dogs.


 

Aimee Wicker, Business Development South Carolina
803-215-0824 | Contact Aimee by Email

Aimee Wicker joined our team in 2018, bringing with her nearly 10 years of experience working with Columbia’s top caterers, wedding and corporate planners. Well known throughout Columbia, for exceeding her client’s expectations, Aimee is focusing on our Business Development in South Carolina. Aimee has a creative, outgoing, and unforgettable personality, that she uses to bring the best out in everyone involved in the events she manages. Her passion to make her client’s event exactly as or better than anticipated, is based on her love of making it right.

As a graduate from the University of South Carolina Aimee currently resides in, a town she absolutely adores, Columbia with her husband and son. While the dogs Gus (previously most important) and Dot as well as Esther the cat provide endless entertainment, her son has quickly exceeded them therefore moving the animals to a much lower status in the family.


 

Kim Yarbrough, Sr. Account Executive
803.978.9702 | Contact Kim by Email

From Clover, SC “the small town with Love in the middle” Kim Yarbrough has been with the Columbia team for eight years. As a veteran in the rental industry, she has a comprehensive knowledge in all areas of the business. She is a strong leader with excellent problem-solving and communication skills. Her ability to think on her feet and make quick decisions with little hesitation is essential to assisting the logistics team.

As a Sr. Account Executive, Kim works side by side with Columbia’s top wedding planners, businesses, and universities. With her outgoing personality Kim has made lasting relationships with her clients. Her events include everything from backyard BBQ’s, weddings, grand openings, State House events, Presidential Primaries, and Gubernatorial Inaugurations.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, Reese and Chloe, and cheering on the Gamecocks.


 

Kent Henderson, General Manager
803.361.5456 | Contact Kent by Email

Kent Henderson was raised in Columbia, SC and graduated from Richland Northeast High School in 1996. He moved to Lexington, SC in 2004 when he married his wife Rachell and they still reside there. Kent has worked in warehousing, production and operations management for the last 20 years. Once he joined Party Reflections in 2014, he quickly realized that this was the perfect fit. Kent has held the job of Warehouse Supervisor, Inventory Manager and Operations Manager since starting with PR. Taking a new role as Columbia’s General Manager, Kent looks forward to working with the Party Reflections staff, as well as new and existing clients. Kent’s coaching skills have made him successful in leadership, knowledge, motivation and consistency. He plans on implementing those same skills to help PR deliver the best quality product and to create lasting memories. Kent voices that motivation is key in this industry and feels that he can make a positive impact as the new GM. In his spare time, Kent enjoys coaching youth baseball and spending time with his wife and three kids.


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"In 2011 the Wyndham Championship hired Party Reflections to handle all of our needs for tents, furniture, and many of the major elements required for staging a PGA Tour event. One of the things we like most about Party Reflections is their customer service. My experience with other vendors prior to 2011 lacked that customer service element. With Party Reflections you sense their desire to have the finished product meet your expectations. They have truly become a partner with us and aim to meet the same goal as us. "
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