Image of the 2020 Hospitality Gala Planners class.
The Planning Committee

A team of over 20 event planners are fully engaged with the planning, organizing and execution of the 27th staging of the Hospitality Gala. The team is comprised of hotel leaders and Hospitality Management faculty advisors and students. Team members are focused on marketing, operations and design of the event as well as the creation of silent and live auction packages. Team members work to secure enviable travel and leisure package donations that are of exceptional value to our guests by engaging and interacting with sponsors and donors.

 

 

27TH ANNUAL Hospitality Gala Student Planners
2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Harper Lauren Barbaro headshot.
Lauren Barbaro
I have always had a passion for planning ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Montanna Blanchard headshot.
Montanna Blanchard
My passion for events started when I was ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Megan Blatz headshot.
Megan Blatz
I wanted to pursue a degree in Hospitality ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Allie Breeding headshot.
Allie Breeding
Being a part of the 2020 Gala planning ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Blaknie Carlie headshot.
Blaknie Carlie
When I decided to study Hospitality at ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Louise Cornell headshot.
Louise Cornell
I have always had a passion for events ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Lauren Esslinger headshot.
Lauren Esslinger
I fell in love with the idea of one day ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Caroline Garrison headshot.
Caroline Garrison
Auburn has set me up for incredible success ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Jill Gentry headshot.
Jill Gentry
Getting to help with the gala has been ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Katherine Hood headshot.
Katherine Hood
I have always loved events, not just what ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Virginia Howard headshot.
Virginia Howard
I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Charlton Kam headshot.
Charlton Kam
My love for events started at my house ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Stephanie Kesselring headshot.
Stephanie Kesselring
Being able to plan the gala has given ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Victoria Kruy headshot.
Victoria Kruy
As an aspiring food and beverage manager ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Kelsey Peltack headshot.
Kelsey Peltack
I enjoy being able to serve those around me ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Anna Kirk Pressley headshot.
Anna Kirk Pressley
I am so honored to be a part of the ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Keegan Rawls headshot.
Keegan Rawls
It has been absolutely incredible being on ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Sarah Lynn Sharpton headshot.
Sarah Lynn Sharpton
The thought of being able to do what I ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Jessica Sneed headshot.
Jessica Sneed
Auburn's Hospitality program has given ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Jane Sherman headshot.
Jane Sherman
I came to Auburn, not sure what I wanted ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Brooke Strumlauf headshot.
Brooke Strumlauf
Getting to be a part of something as special ...
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2020 Hospitality Gala Planner Carrie Walsh headshot.
Carrie Walsh
I have loved planning for this year’s gala...
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