Meet our Team
As a full-service event company, Studio Dan Meiners has an amazing team of professionals that all work together on each and every event we produce. From event design and coordination to floral and decor installation, our team works diligently to make sure your entire experience is nothing short of amazing.
Dan has always been passionate about design that developed his foundation for a lifetime of creative work. Starting with his first retail venture in 1993 and quickly blossoming into a successful floral and design consulting business, he is a true innovator in the world of flowers and events that lead to the development of what is now known as Studio Dan Meiners. Working with premier vendors, consultants and venues, Dan strives for the best with each and every event he produces using a chic and elegant modern style. He has a true gift for building partnerships with others in the community and works with many charitable organizations. When he is not busy with client events, Dan loves to travel and enjoys the night life as a way to stay inspired and keep his design skills sharp. He shares a home in Kansas City with his partner, David Brinkerhoff.
Operations & Corporate Sales Manager
Rory wears many hats at SDM. She is the operations and HR manager. She also works with corporate clients, oversees all holiday decorating and runs our lounge furniture department. With 15 plus years in event management she has seen it all and is great at multi-tasking. On her days off she is a busy Mom to an active and precocious little girl.
Event Space Manager
Megan is the Sales and Event Space Manager for Pennway Place. She spends her days working with clients to ensure that their event goes smoothly during both the planning process and the day of execution. Megan excels at organization and multi-taking. In her free time she enjoys brunching with friends
Logistics & Procurement
Attention to detail is what Kyle focuses on daily. He coordinates our event timelines, purchasing and design execution. A Kansas City native, Kyle enjoys traveling, art and cooking with his partner.
Gina is the office assistant at Studio Dan Meiners. She began working as a Floral Designer in 2016. She has won many awards from The American Institute of Floral Design. She is most likely the first person you talk to on the phone or see when you walk into the Studio. She works with clients to ensure their questions are answered and problems are solved. When she’s not working at Studio Dan Meiners, she loves trying new restaurants.
Tony is the friendly face that almost all of our customers see, as he ensures the on-time and safe delivery of our daily floral arrangements. Tony has been our driver since 2012, but in his free time he likes to get out from behind the wheel and enjoys sports, being outdoors, movies or reading a good book.
Lead Floral Designer
Justin has 25 years of experience, 13 of them at Studio Dan Meiners. He ensures each personal order and event floral is uniquely designed with attention to every detail. He also makes sure our coolers are stocked with flowers from around the world and of the finest quality. In his free time, he enjoys landscape design, camping and hanging out with his Miniature Pinscher, Zeus.
Maria oversees our production and installation and makes sure our decor and rentals are in tip top shape before they head out to an event. Originally from Brazil, Maria is fluent in Portugeuese, Spanish and English. She is also a dog lover but is partial to her Dachshund (or as she refers to her, a “sausage” dog.)
The Production Team at Studio Dan Meiners are responsible for making weddings and events come to life. They make sure that each client’s vision is perfectly executed. Their days are long and busy and many times the work late into the night or early morning. They are truly the backbone at Studio Dan Meiners.
The Floral Team at Studio Dan Meiners approach floral design with true artistic vision. Our team has the ability to create arrangements in a variety of styles. With a team of six we are able to match our client with the designer that can best match their style. Josh has a flair for Garden arrangements, Lori likes modern styles, Mary keeps it traditional, Erin is a master at bouquets, Justin likes to keep it modern and trendy and our newest member Gina fresh out of design school is great at architectural pieces. They all work together seamlessly and play on each other’s strengths.