Shannon Gerdts

Event Intern


Core Values
Connecting w/ Others
Open mindedness

What is your favorite thing about your work at Nuila Events?
The people! I love the team I work with. They are so fun, kind and
genuine people. They make work fun.

What app do you use on your phone most?

What’s the one “piece of junk” that you can’t seem to throw away?
I’m kind of a pack rat. I keep everything.

What song, whenever it comes on, puts you in a good mood?
Another day in paradise by Quinn XCII

Who would you love to play you in the movie of your life?
Mila Kunis, I have a huge girl crush on her. Or Emma Stone because I
think she is hilarious..

What would be the top 3 words that describe you?
Positive, Easy-going, Caring

What makes you happy?
Meaningful and hilarious conversations with good people. And wine.

What led you to pursue a career in the hospitality industry?
I love helping people! The most rewarding feeling ever is when other
people benefit from something you put hard work in to!

How would you describe your approach to client satisfaction? 
Be as honest, and helpful as possible!

Best career advice you’ve ever been given?
Actually Sachiko gave me the best career advice I’ve ever been told.
She said, “have integrity, be genuine and provide value to everyone
you meet. When you do this, people will see that in you and you will
end up being rewarded for it.”

What has been your most memorable experience thus far at Nuila Events?
Working with the team and laughing!

What is your signature dish?
I’m more of a baker. I make an incredible two layer vanilla, lemon, strawberry & raspberry summer cake that I created!

In the Nuila Events family, I’d be voted Most Likely to………………?
Bring coffee & snacks into work

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A famous singer/songwriter

What’s your all time favorite movie? 
10 things I hate about you. Ugh Heath Ledger…

What does the following statement mean to you: “We look forward to serving you”?
It means that you are more than just a client to us. We will treat you
as a trusted friend, and do anything we can to make sure you have
the best experience possible!

In general, who / what inspires you?
My momma. She has a drive to be there for everyone in her life and
is one of the most caring people I’ve ever met.