Our Team

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Ashley Moss Kurkiewicz
President

Ashley Moss Kurkiewicz has been in the marketing and events industry for eleven years. Her experience ranges from planning beautiful weddings and social events to corporate conferences and nonprofit galas and events.

Ashley enjoys spreading her knowledge on events through volunteering at fundraising events as well as speaking at networking and educational events. She proudly supports the Girls on the Run chapter located in the Triangle and volunteers as the Raleigh-Durham representative for the Kent State Alumni Association.

A native resident of Meadville, PA, Ashley currently resides in Raleigh, NC with her husband, Justin, and their daughters, Skye & Aubrey. Ashley enjoys all aspects of health and fitness as well as theatre, dance, boating, and of course, planning events!

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Natasha Brody Katic
Vice President/Director of Events

Natasha Brody Katic is an award-winning event planner who has worked in the events and catering industry for over fifteen years in both Pittsburgh and New York City. Her experience includes projects with Food Network, ESPN, FOX Sports and Disney. She joined Hello Productions in 2012 and now serves as the company’s Vice President and Director of Events for the Pittsburgh location.

Natasha has become a well-respected professional in the Pittsburgh events industry, known for her ability to remain calm in stressful situations. Clients and vendors alike come to Natasha for her keen eye for design, openness for creative exploration, wealth of wedding knowledge and her easygoing nature. Natasha tries her best to make the planning process both efficient and enjoyable for all parties. It's a party, so why not have fun along the way!

A native resident of Pittsburgh, Natasha lives in Jefferson Hills with her husband, Zack, and their children, Max and Chloe. When she isn't planning fabulous events with her team, Natasha enjoys cooking, hiking, live concerts and hanging out with friends and family.

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Colleen Geletko
Director of Marketing

Colleen Geletko joined Hello Production as its Director of Marketing & Events in 2012. She is efficient, extremely organized, creative and driven, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills and editing experience.

Colleen has worked in public relations and event planning since graduating from California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies. She developed her skills through working on the Public Relations team for former Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato, volunteering to provide public relation services for local nonprofits, and is responsible for growing and expanding the public relations efforts at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum while she worked as its Public Relations Coordinator.

Colleen is available for marketing, advertising and public relations campaigns, handling small and large clients and meeting their needs in promotion, public relations, client relationships, client attractions and more.

Colleen lives with her husband and three children in the Brookline neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. She enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the city, mentoring students and young professionals, and volunteering her expertise to local nonprofits.

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Christina McLachlan
Event Coordinator

Christina graduated from Carlow University in 2012 with a degree in Corporate Communication and a double minor in Business Management and History. While she began planning events at a young age, her love for event coordination flourished when she coordinated various events for Carlow University, including a campus-wide move-in day for the Residence Life department. During her junior year of undergrad, she was the Special Events Intern at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pennsylvania, planning the Fashions for Kid’s Sake Fashion Show and developing a mentoring program for underprivileged youth. After college, she began working in Development at Sojourner House, a Pittsburgh nonprofit for women with children. While working here, Christina found herself planning countless events, including an annual Victorian Tea event that raised funds for the organization. She later moved on to work at WQED as the Donor Engagement and Event Specialist.

Christina has the ability to make your vision a reality and loves seeing a bride and groom's perfect day come to fruition. She has planned events all over the Pittsburgh area and has vast experience in the nonprofit sector.

Christina resides in the North Hills and enjoys volunteering with a number of Pittsburgh organizations, spending time with her family, and decorating for any and all holidays!

Allanah Ebenstein
Event Coordinator

Allanah Ebenstein obtained her Associate Degree in General Studies at Westmoreland County Community College. She did not know event planning was her passion until she was asked to be a part-time coordinator at a venue where was already serving as a banquet bartender. Allanah was then recruited as the Event Sales Supervisor at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, where she planned a multitude of events and weddings.

Allanah has been in the industry for five years now. Her experience ranges from wedding ceremonies and receptions to corporate events. The skills she acquired in the military have given her the competence needed to be successful. Her attention to detail, ability to act fast, creatively problem solve, and remain highly organized have been key contributors to her success.

Allanah resides in Youngwood, Pennsylvania with her husband, Cody, and their daughter, Lynette. Allanah enjoys health and fitness, as well as training for mud runs, taking her daughter to different museums in Pittsburgh, and outdoor activities with her family.

Alexandra Hunkele
Event Coordinator/Marketing Consultant

Alexandra is a recent summa cum laude graduate from West Chester University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Media and Digital Communications with a concentration in marketing, public relations and event planning.

Professionally, Alexandra has worked in the event industry for two years. Alexandra worked at the nonprofit organization, Horse Power For Life, where she was brought onto the team to successfully execute the annual 2019 Pink Horseshoe Gala Charity Event. All proceeds collected at the event were donated directly to the cancer therapy unit of the company. After working with Horse Power For Life, she was hired at Alexandria Catherine Events in Philadelphia where she worked to coordinate client meetings, work on interior design, and assist during event days. In her work, Alexandra has been praised for her professionalism, individuality and determination.

Alexandra currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In her spare time, she loves to design, travel and volunteer for nonprofits. In January of 2018, she traveled to India to work with charities of the Swami Sivananda Memorial Institute, Tibetan’s Children’s Village and the Tibetan Women’s Association. In 2019, she journeyed to Morocco to volunteer for the American School of Marrakech. If you were to ask her about these experiences, she would say this was the most heartwarming and best time of her life.