A native of sunny Santa Barbara, Katelin Ridenour has always possessed a passion for people, parties, and uniting the two for a greater purpose. She is the hands and heart behind Katelin Event Productions, a local event planning company. 

After receiving her bachelor's degree in Business and Communications from Point Loma Nazarene University, Katelin worked as an Event Producer at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. There she cultivated relationships with elite companies including Entertainment Weekly, Warner Brothers, Xbox, and Disney. In 2015 she returned to her hometown, taking the role of Chief Operating Officer at the The Joy Agency. At the Joy Agency Katelin managed all client accounts and sales, and enjoyed the unique opportunity of working with notable speakers including Bethany Hamilton, Lisa Oz, and Tim Tebow.

Katelin continues to find inspiration from her fundamental passions of connecting individuals, impacting communities, and inspiring positive change through live events.