About Us

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Kate Santellano - President

Kate launched KJS Events in 2009 after a successful career in sales, marketing and event planning. Her business mission is to maximize events through strategic planning, innovative ideas, smart recommendations and real world implementation.  Her event production experience spans over 15 years and includes corporate events, trade shows, meetings, site selection, on site management, fundraising, conferences and private events.  Kate brings creativity, energy and organization to all her projects, resulting in successful programs.  She brings a wealth of strategic thinking, professionalism, thoughtful methodology and best practices to every challenge.


Kate holds a degree in Journalism/Public Relations from

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.


Contact Kate:  Kate@Kjsevents.com 

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Stacey Ross - VP Sales and Special Events

Stacey brings more than 10 years business experience to our team. She is creative, a stickler for details and full of energy.  Her attention to detail, communication style, creativity and problem solving skills ensure your event will run smoothly.

Stacey lives and works in the Kansas City area, giving our clients located west of the Mississippi her undivided attention.


Stacey holds an undergraduate degree in education and a MBA from Kansas Wesleyan University.



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Katie Stobbs - Coordinator

Katie is our behind the scenes guru.  She helps us source hotels and communicate with our vendors.  Her ability to capture clients needs makes our meetings, events and incentive trips unique and successful.


Katie holds a degree in education from Kansas State University.