Christy Bareijsza, CMM, CMP

Founder + Creative Director

Christy Bareijsza is an industry expert with renown sophistication recognized by Fortune 500 companies and influential tastemakers alike. As the Creative Director of Events By Red Carpet, she develops innovative concepts that encompass full sensory experiences with a signature style that surpasses expectations. Her refined breadth of work is actualized through a unique portfolio that maintains timeless appeal, while her distinct combination of talents have helped create a myriad of press-worthy events for a notable list of corporate and celebrity clients.

A second generation entrepreneur, Christy is a hospitality leader and featured speaker for Catersource, Event Solutions National Conference and the Event Planner Expo. She is a co-author of the #1 best seller book “How To Create Events To Remember” and regular contributor to magazines and podcasts. Serving on the Corporate Meetings Advisory Board for the Four Seasons New York, she is also a Planning Expert for Macy’s, Clinique Bridal Salon, Bride Magazine and Rent My Wedding. Christy continues to mentor up-and-coming event professionals as a University Lecturer for Emerson, Cal State Long Beach, NYU and Hofstra. In 2021, Christy was honored as “Smart Women in Meetings Entrepreneur of the Year” by Bright Business Media.

Raised in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, Christy graduated with a BA from Hofstra University and honored in May 2012 as “Alumni of the Month”. She advanced her education with a MS in Event Management from NYU and Certification in Post-crisis Hospitality Management from the University of South Florida. Her designations include Certified Meeting Manager (CMM) and Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) placing her in an elite global membership held by less than 950 hospitality professionals.

An enthusiast of travel, wine, theatre and dance, Christy resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two dogs.  

 

Mary Cesar

Managing Director,
Technology

With almost three decades of experience from fashion shows to festivals, Mary is the soft spoken guru of technology. Her ability to problem solve and seamlessly detail a production, is second to none. 

Shari Roberts

Event Manager

Detail oriented and a team player, Shari provides clients with a laser focus complimented by a masters in mitigation. From the island of Antigua, her relaxed personality serves well in stressful situations in her ability to calmly navigate any problem.

Holly Osifat

Event Manager

With her East Coast attitude, lighthearted laugh and die hard work ethic, Holly can impress any event character thanks to her experience in Reality TV. 

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Maria McCuen

Event Manager

An outgoing event expert combined with distinct knowledge in culinary trends and Napa Valley wines, Maria’s optimistic attitude and ability to multitask, will leave every guest with a smile. 

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Jenny DeBorja

Event Manager

A Canadian native leaving the snow for the beaches of South Florida, Jenny’s expertise in destination management and cruise events can sweep any client to sea. Her lighthearted and non-stop energy will keep clients in high spirits. 

Emily McMahon Wattez

Managing Director, Events

With her laid back SoCal charm, Emily has mastered the delicate combination of refined instinct, extreme patience and superb attention to detail. Her extensive experience allows her not to only multi-task projects with ease.

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Travis Barker

Celebrity

Continually searching for attention and the best brunch spot, Travis Barker is a bicoastal Jetsetter. On occasion, Travis is seen gracing clients with his celebrity status and Instagram fame.

Colette

Investigator

The baby of the family, Colette is an oversized, highly astute puppy eager to be involved in every aspect of the business; but only when she’s not trying to shot put toss Travis Barker across the room.