Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Ryan Jones

Sales Account Executive

Ryan is an experienced consultant and salesperson devoted to partnering with our clients to create an unforgettable experience at the Spy Museum. He is passionate about giving our guests the best service so that each step, from planning to partying, is seamless. Ryan specializes in corporate events, from holiday parties to conferences. If you're interested in seeing your next event at SPY, let him show you around.

Cori Talbot

Sales Account Executive

Cori is an events professional with experience in sales, planning, and operations across nonprofit, corporate, and municipal sectors. A graduate from the University of Florida, Cori has a passion for historical tourism & cultural community events. At SPY, Cori’s mission is to ensure your next social event is your best yet.

Justin Henderson

Sales Administrator

Justin Henderson is the Sales Administrator on our private events team and works behind the scenes to support the Sales department. He relocated from the State of New Jersey after college and accepted employment on the Hill where he served in a Staff Assistant role. Following his tenure on the Hill Justin decided to remain in the Washington D.C area and joined Spy. Some of his additional responsibilities include preparing event space contracts, processing payments from clients, and maintaining the private events social media presence. Justin is thrilled to assist you in creating the most memorable of experiences at SPY. When not at work, he enjoys traveling, fashion drawing, and attending sporting events throughout the D.C area.

Amanda Lincoln

Senior Manager of Private Events

Making events run as perfectly as possible is Amanda’s top priority. A Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) with over a decade of event experience and over nine years at SPY, Amanda is the Museum’s logistics guru. Amanda loves making new connections with both clients and vendors and puts those connections to use in all SPY events. Having worked with hundreds of clients during her time at SPY, Amanda enjoys nothing more than helping clients navigate the event process and seeing their events come to life. When she’s not at SPY, you can find this DMV area local exploring local wineries and restaurants.

Nykeesha Jones

Private Event Manager

A true Washingtonian and lover of all of our amazing city views. Nykeesha has over 14 years of customer service experience and has been with the museum for 7 years — including working in roles as a Guest Services Agent, Children’s Party Coordinator, Event Captain, and now a Full-time Event Coordinator. Her goal is to ensure every host and guest has an enjoyable and memorable event, bringing a worry-free planning process down to the very last detail.

Manon Cook

Event Coordinator

Manon is excited to bring a theatrical eye to events at SPY. Her passion for theater brought her to D.C., where she called the shots for multiple productions throughout the area. During that time, she was no stranger to SPY and began supporting events as an Event Captain for the Museum in 2019. Now, she is devoting her experience in hospitality and event management to guarantee your event is a success. With a passion for theater and wine education, she’ll make sure you have a great time planning it as well!