Putting her 15 years in the hospitality industry to use, Stephanie is excited to assist in finding the right fit at SPY for your event! From connecting with clients to learning about their needs, Stephanie’s focus is gracious hospitality and service. Whether it’s a wedding, Mitzvah, fundraising event, or meeting, she is ready to work with you to bring your event to life! When she’s not at the Museum, you might spy her on a golf course – hopefully on the fairway – but definitely enjoying the scenery and great outdoors!
No mission would be complete without the Museum’s dynamic and experienced events staff! Hosting over 200 private events annually, SPY’s Sales team along with support from Event Captains, Facilities, Guest Services, IT and Security partners are a streamlined powerhouse that go the extra mile to ensure every event runs smoothly and efficiently. The team is available to assist you with all your event logistics, including suggesting caterers, arranging audio-visual services, or accommodating your day-of needs.
Julie’s goal is to provide the highest level of customer service and an elevated experience to all of her clients. With decades of experience in the hospitality industry, Julie has been sharing her love of “making the magic happen” at SPY as a Sales Account Executive for 7 years. She has had the pleasure of booking events for a few hundred guests at the Museum’s original location to booking events for as many as 1000 guests at L’Enfant Plaza.
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 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.
Making events run as perfectly as possible is Amanda’s top priority. A Certified Meeting Professional with over 10 years of event experience and over 7 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 Virginia wineries or sailing on the Potomac.
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.