Staff


Chris Starkey

Chris Starkey

President & CEO

Chris has been looked upon as the leader in innovative products and services in the event industry around the country. He started his career as a Broadway Performer and has traveled the world sharing his talents.

Kamal Dariaseh

Kamal Dariaseh

Vice President

Kamal’s company merged with Starkey Productions to provide a full service corporate theater and entertainment production firm with Audio Visual and Technology services all under one umbrella.

Leslie Servantez

Leslie Servantez

Chief Financial Officer

Leslie’s 30 years of experience has brought fresh meaning and leadership to the table. She is extremely driven by her ability and confidence to create and embrace her role with the Starkey Team. She brings an abundance of knowledge and positive energy to our clients and entire team.

Adriane Hodder

Adriane Hodder

Senior Producer

Adriane focuses solely on the corporate meetings and events industry. She has worked on the DMC side of the industry and is well experienced in overall meeting and event design, production, management and execution.

Tracey Wright

Tracey Wright

Event Producer

Tracey brings a wealth of knowledge in the corporate world and is a key asset to her client’s team. Her focus is on many of our social clientele including special event production, fundraisers, and award shows.

Ronni Gallup

Ronni Gallup

Starkey Theatrix

Ronni has been a performer on Colorado stages for over 30 years. Her passion for performing and her many years of experience in the business world is what inspired her to become a partner as well as the Production Manager for Starkey Theatrix-a full service theatrical production company serving South Denver.

Brenna Thistle

Brenna Thistle

Senior Operations Manager

Brenna is a theatre arts major with over 15 years of dance and theatre experience. She has a B.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Northern Colorado and is a part of a professional dance company in Denver.

Christie Markel

Christie Markel

Event Designer

Christie has been involved in the event industry for over eight years. Her experience has been from non-profits, fundraisers, and birthdays to holiday parties, weddings and more. Christie’s passion and goal is to make each event unique and memorable.

Jake Beaber

Jake Beaber

Entertainment Director

Jake merged his entertainment company with Starkey Production and has been involved in the meetings and event industry for 20 Years. He has worn the hat of entertainer, producer, project manager and owner.

Rachael McWilliams

Rachael McWilliams

Operations Manager

Rachael has a B.A. in Theatrical Choreography from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. She is also a freelance choreographer and performer for various theatres, schools, and churches in Denver.

Franny Starkey

Franny Starkey

Senior Producer

Franny Starkey left the White House as Senior Advisor & Director of Scheduling & Advance for First Lady Michelle Obama in 2011 to provide her vast knowledge, experience and connections for Starkey Productions.

Aimee Barrasso

Aimee Barrasso

Service Manager

Aimee has been in the customer service and entertainment industry for over 10 years. She is excited to follow in her mother’s footsteps as corporate event planner.

Phillip Jongejan

Phillip Jongejan

Tech Manager

Philip brings 20 years of experience in event production to the table. His technical theatre background and experience in concert production are an asset to the Starkey team.



Rest Easy

With so many details involved in managing an event, you can have peace of mind knowing we will walk shoulder to shoulder with you every step of the way.

ROI in Action

Events are a considerable investment. We will aggressively manage your budget and maximize the value of your event without cutting corners.

Tools of Engagement

We employ the finest talent to make sure you receive top-notch customer service and ability. We are your one-stop-shop for everything you need to produce a remarkable experience.

Why Starkey?

We are your insurance policy for an inspiring and flawlessly executed event. Our passion, enthusiasm and attention to detail is second to none.