BEHIND THE CURTAIN
Meet Samantha Vazquez, the Executive Producer, and Owner of SV Productions. From supporting teams in Paris and Milan to executing experiential events all over the United States, Samantha’s produced projects from $20,000 to $5,000,000+! Her events range from runway shows to luxury dinners, galas, conferences, and even mobile pop-up activations.
Before SV Productions, she worked for six years at 6up Productions, hitting her ceiling as Director of Events. Although she loved her role, she knew the only way she could grow and deliver the best experience for her clients, was to create her own company to do so. With a vision of specializing in budget planning, (she loves numbers!) strategy, logistics and execution, Samantha knew she had something.
The client and vendor relationships she has built, her innate ability to lead, and her B.A. degree in Business Marketing and Fashion Merchandising, makes her the perfect producer for your event. Assisting in all aspects from location scouting, to design creation, to vendor negotiations and day-of-execution, Samantha, coupled with the SV Productions team, is ready to execute at every level, for any type of event.
Arielle has been working in the events industry since 2015, focusing initially on social events, fundraisers and galas before shifting to producing experiential projects for corporate brands of all sizes.
Coming from a background in music and entertainment, Arielle made the transition into the world of event production as the next step in her career once she made the move to New York and has never looked back.
Originally from Los Angeles, Arielle's west coast sensibilities have kept her grounded in the fast-paced and unpredictable world of event production, allowing her to take on any project big or small with ease.
Vanessa Gordillo started her career with a BA in Forensic Psychology, however being a program coordinator for the Art and Justice Fellowship Program made her realize her love for event production. She went on to receive her Masters of Art from Baruch College and continued in the art and events world. Her career encompasses all aspects of account & project management, advertising, events, and sales. She is an integral liaison between the SV Production team members to ensure that each client receives the best execution for all events.
Madeline Leto is an Emerson College graduate with a BA in Media Production. After graduation, she pursued various roles within the entertainment industry before realizing her passion for event production and becoming an Event Coordinator at SV Productions. Madeline loves brainstorming creative ideas for clients and seeing the events come to life. She is a part of every project, ensuring the team stays on track with deadlines and deliverables.
Ozzie Vazquez is the Chief Financial Officer of SV Productions. Ozzie is responsible for the overall financial strategy and direction at SV Productions. He guides Samantha with all aspects of the business, including human resources, accounting, taxes, and internal audits to pursue the company’s (aggressive) growth strategy and meet its client expectations. His career spans more than 30 years of various experiences in partnerships, management, business leadership, and corporate strategy.