Our Team



Formed in 1994 by Creative Queen-Mary Ellen Alexander, Eventures’ is dedicated to designing bold, captivating events. We love to work collectively to invent unique and unforgettable experiences.

Mary Ellen Alexander

– Owner & Creative Director aka Creative Queen –
“Never, never, never give up!”  – Winston Churchill

Whitney Tatum

– President & Director of Operations –
“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn

Callie Pedlow

– Director of Production –
“Wag more, bark less.” – Suzette Brawner

Chandra Rathje

– Financial Project Manager –
“A wise girl knows her limits, A smart girl knows she has none.” – Marilyn Monroe

Bethany Scott

– Event Planner & Designer –
“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” – Oscar Wilde

Carolyn Crain

-Special Projects Coordinator –
“Your living is determined not so by what life brings to you, as by the attitude you bring to life.” – Khalil Gibran





Kelsey Christensen

– Event Planning Assistant –
“The problem is not the problem, the problem is your attitude about the problem.” – Caption Jack Sparrow

Want to join the Party?



Open Positions

Event Coordinator

experience in event management and execution; with one to three years of demonstrated skill supporting events that inspires and
captivates audiences, achieves client-identified goals, and provides measurable results.

Read full Job description here



In the press


PCMA Convene Magazine

Breaking New Ground in Oklahoma City | 06.26.2018

The confetti was flying in Oklahoma City earlier this month, as city officials ceremonially broke ground on the Oklahoma City Convention Center, an all-new $288-million center, which is scheduled to open in 2020 and will offer acres of modern and flexible space, including a 200,000-…

News OK: Parties Extra

Annie Oakley Luncheon| 06.01.2018

Whitney Tatum, Diana Fields and Mary Bruce with the Annie Oakley Society join us to talk about the Annie Oakley Luncheon Event on Wednesday, June 6th starting at 10am.

Kokh fox 25 consumer watch

saving money on a budget | 05.24.2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) ― Weddings can be major budget busters, but there are ways to save money and make your big day magical. The average cost of the wedding depends on where you live, in Oklahoma– your looking at dropping at least…

Oklahoma 100

salute to stoops | 04.30.2018

Heisman Trophy winners, a country superstar, NFL pros, Orange Bowl officials, more than 100 former players and 1,200 friends saluted former OU Head Coach Bob Stoops. Even OSU Head Coach Mike Gundy sent humorous well-wishes via video.