Lisa Thomas | Owner
Lisa Thomas, owner of Ooh! Events and sister companies Out of the Garden, Polished! and Out of Hand, has long had event planning in her blood. She honed her skills as an event planner for The New York Times traveling the country to manage advertising events before relocating to the South.
She arrived in Charleston in 2000 as the director of the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament when it relocated from Hilton Head Island to Daniel Island. Over the past two decades, Lisa has become known as a conduit to help bring people’s visions to life. Her passion for all-things-beautiful are translated by the many talented people who make “The Life of the Party” a reality.
Terri Tezza | Corporate Events Manager
Terri is an events professional with an intimate knowledge of the Charleston region. A native of Charleston and resident of Sullivan's Island, her experience includes 27 years in the food and beverage industry, and nine years managing events.
She transitioned into corporate events four years ago, and serves a broad range of clients. A graduate of the College of Charleston, Terri’s broad base of industry experience in the Charleston market coupled with energy and creativity make her a natural and add value to each event she manages.
Linda Weber | Corporate Events
Linda thrives on connecting clients with solutions that move the dial. Her experience includes 20 + years on corporate communications teams where she served as events manager for events of all sizes in coastal South and North Carolina, and in upstate South Carolina. Her experience includes symphony concerts, festivals and client entertainment, and she thrives on helping clients take their events to the next level by creating exceptional experiences.
A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Linda has lived in the Lowcountry for 30 + years and loves sharing the phenomenal history, music and great energy with others.
Shelby Risher | Corporate Events
Shelby is a native Charlestonian with a passion for corporate hospitality and events. Her experience includes more than six years working with the prestigious Augusta National Golf Club assisting in the operation of the exclusive corporate hospitality venue, Berckmans Place, the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club, Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club and most recently a consulting position with Delta Air Lines meetings and events team.
A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Shelby works with corporate clients as well as weddings and other private clients.