About Us

Creating wildly satisfied clients and problem-free events.

That’s been our mission since 1989, and that’s what sets us apart today.

Both large and small organizations turn to us for our understanding of their industries and objectives for their events. Our clients come from many sectors, including nonprofit, corporate, educational, retail, government and associations.

Our credentials include an enviable reputation, an exciting track record of more than 12,000 events and a growing and impressive client list of organizations that come back to us again and again.

Meet our team

Arnold BermanArnold Berman PresidentArnold is the greater Hartford area’s go-to man for event production. If you work in this region and you hold events, it’s a sure bet you’ve heard of him. A leader in the event industry since 1989, Arnold’s commitment to excellence and creativity is unparalleled. Arnold’s background includes a degree in theater and design, and posts as production manager at both the Austin Arts Center and the Hartford Ballet. Ed WoodwardEd Woodward General ManagerEd keeps Event Resources’ operations in sync with our clients’ needs. He has filled many roles in the music and event world since his start in 1976, and his propensity to stray outside of the lines has enabled him with a unique set of production and problem solving skills. Ed has been part of the Event Resources Team since 1996.

Staephanie Famiano Event Production CoordinatorStephanie Famiano Production Coordinator

Stephanie’s understanding and appreciation of our client’s needs stem from 15 years in Customer Service, Sales, Administrative Support and Event Planning. Stephanie is resourceful for our staff and on various events, supporting Arnold, Ed and the event team. She approaches each task with the energy, drive and sense of humor that only a marathoner and mother of a young son could; never losing sight of the big picture or finish line.

jenniferJennifer Hedges Production Coordinator

Jenn’s experience in the New York City theatre industry translates well into the event production world. Her degree in theatre from CCSU was expertly applied as an Assistant Stage Manager for Transport Group and the Williamstown Theatre Festival, where she served as Associate Company Manager. With her theatre management skills and an eye for details, your event is sure to be a smash hit!

AJAJ Judge Production Manager

AJ’s background and expertise in sound, video, lighting and production is a tremendous asset to our clients. He brings your event to life by coordinating all the necessary equipment and technical system requirements. His 20 years of expertise in the rock and roll business included tours with NRBQ and the Dixie Dregs. In the off-chance that AJ has free time, he’s into birding and photography.

Rudy OwensRudy Owens, Jr., Crew Chief

Rudy’s years in the Army come in handy as he leads the crew on the front lines of set up and tear down. As the “first one in and the last one out” his get-it-done attitude insures customer’s needs are met above and beyond their expectations.

Marty-SchrekMarty Schreck Crew Chief

You know when Marty is around – his positive attitude and energizing personality sets the stage for an upbeat atmosphere. When Marty is your Crew Chief, you can look forward to professional results from someone who thoroughly enjoys his profession and works tirelessly to make you happy. Prior to joining Event Resources, Marty spent two years in sound programming in New Jersey after graduating from the Institute of Audio Research in New York.

lee-simmonsLee Simmons Client Relationship Manager

Lee comes to Event Resources with an extensive television production background. Previously he was with WGGB – ABC 40/FOX 6 where he served as a Newscast Director. Prior to WGGB, Lee was in commercial and Internet sales at local television stations. He started his career at WFSB as an engineer and Newscast Director. Lee is also currently an Adjunct Professor teaching Television Production courses at the University of Hartford.

mary-beth-staronMary Beth Staron Director of Marketing

Mary Beth lets the world know about Event Resources using a full arsenal of marketing tools from time-tested, traditional activities to the latest in social media. After directing marketing departments for FORTUNE 500’s and high tech startups, including managing hundreds of trade shows, seminars, webinars, national ads, video and public relations, her high-impact results-oriented approach and creative thinking engages current and new customers on a daily basis.

StacyStacy Taylor Finance

Stacy’s our chief of numbers who holds the purse strings, expedites billing and keeps the office in order. She makes sure payroll is in on time, clients are billed accurately and that we get paid for our hard work. When she’s not having fun with Quickbooks, she’s enjoying her obsession of keeping our systems organized!


Swain Wallace Senior Crew Chief

As our senior crew supervisor, Swain has worked with various size crews to bring the plan and vision of our clients’ events to fruition. He has the perfect temperament for running events: cool, calm and professional. Swain’s varied talents are greatly valued by our customers. He is amazing at remembering customer requests and details from past events, and his carpentry skills result in custom production elements for our clients.

Brendon Woodward Operations Manager

Every day Brendon is on the front line, directing the crew and installing the equipment to make our clients’ vision a reality. In addition to his tremendous work ethic and his team-player attitude, clients benefit from Brendon’s greatest attributes: his concern for quality and his eye for aesthetic excellence to create custom solutions to event challenges. He brings a fresh outlook to our world and keeps us on our toes.


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Whether it’s full-time or part-time, we are always on the lookout for talented and dedicated people to strengthen our team. We are interested in both entry and advanced levels of expertise. If you have an interest or experience in any part of the special event world, we’d love to hear from you. Call Arnold Berman at 860-528-1343 or email us your resume.