Executive Vice President of U.S. Tent Rental and Linens by the Sea/Co-Owner
Director - Linen Operations
With an MBA in Management and BFA in Fine Arts, Anna's unique combination of creativity and solid business skills allows her to impeccably assist clients with selecting the perfect linens to solidify the entire event design. She has keen intuition as to what style works best for your specific needs. Originally, Anna started her career planning events in the corporate world both in the states and abroad. Immediately before Linens by the Sea, she managed her own highly praised wedding and event planning company. Her events have been featured on numerous blogs including Style My Pretty and 100 Layer Cake, and they have been written about in various publications including the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Sarasota Magazine, SRQ Magazine, Biz Bash Flash and Nuovo Bride. Her industry awards include Wedding Wire - Bride's Choice Award, The Knot - Best of Weddings Winner, People's Choice Award - Best Wedding Planner - The Bradenton Herald, Biz Bash Flash Award - Top 20 Event Planners in Florida Under 40, and the Gulf Coast Business Review 40 Under 40 Award. Anna is a certified wedding consultant by The ACPWC, has taught wedding and events training classes at the State College of Florida, and she is CERP certified through the American Rental Association (ARA). In her free time, Anna, a true Texan at heart, enjoys volunteering for numerous causes, decorating her 1920’s home with her husband, watching sunsets at the beach and playing with her puppy Buster.
Accounts and Marketing Representative
Jeanine, a native Floridian, has been in the events industry for most of her professional career. Upon graduating from the University of Florida, Jeanine earned a B.S. degree in Advertising and is a huge fan of the Gators! Before joining Linens by the Sea, Jeanine was the owner and lead planner of an event company in Jacksonville, FL for five years. She managed all aspects of coordination and planning as well as handled all advertising and promotional efforts of the organization. Often visiting friends on the West Coast of Florida year after year, Jeanine decided to make Sarasota her home. Once in town, she excelled as an event coordinator at a popular waterfront restaurant/wedding venue on Siesta Key where the beaches have the whitest sand. In fact, Jeanine loves the beach and also enjoys playing with her Chihuahua Hercules and her cat Sprinkles.
Outside Sales Manager
Originally from San Diego, Tina is an energetic and always cheerful member of the linen team and a CERP professional. At the beginning stages of Tina’s career, she was in the travel and tourism trade and through this path eventually wound up in the hospitality industry. She has worked in various management positions for leading hotels on both the West and East coasts of the United States. One day while in Ft. Lauderdale as a hotel event planner, Tina attended a local N.A.C.E. (National Association of Catering Executives) meeting at a linen and rental company. At that very moment, Tina discovered that her true passion was the party rental field and knew she absolutely wanted to follow this exciting career path. She then worked eight celebrated years in the very company where she attended this fateful meeting. While in the Tampa region executing rentals for events, Tina met the U.S. Tent/ Linens by the Sea family setting up tents throughout the region. Tina decided that adding tents to her already outstanding repertoire of knowledge in linens and rentals would be a perfect match, and it truly has been. We are so lucky to have her expertise. Tina loves the sun! Every weekend you can find Tina and her husband Bryan swimming in the pool, on a boat, riding bikes or sipping margaritas by the water.
Warehouse Manager of Linen Operations
Scott, a native Floridian, graduated from Indiana University. He spent 18 years in Atlanta after college where he worked for several companies, primarily in the equipment rental industry. As he is proud to share, Scott has a teenage son who is an absolutely amazing lacrosse player. His main interests, time permitting, are golf and fishing in the great state of Florida. For seven years before getting into the equipment rental industry, Scott was a golf teaching pro in Atlanta. As you can see, Scott loves sports and everything about the sunshine state.
A regular fixture at Linens by the Sea, Lucy the dog is always by Tim’s side. She is a seven year old white German shepherd and loves meeting new friends. No visit to our showroom is complete without a warm welcome from Lucy!