meet the team


 

EKS EVENTS is a premier event and wedding planning firm based in Aspen, Colorado, specializing in event design, production and branding. With loyal clients and an intimate knowledge of Aspen and the surrounding Roaring Fork Valley, EKS EVENTS has enjoyed over fifteen years in the hospitality industry coordinating events locally in and around Aspen, as well as all around the world. 

For more information on EKS EVENTS, please contact us.

 
 

ELIZABETH K. SLOSSBERG

The owner and moniker of EKS EVENTS, Elizabeth got her start at the historic Hotel Jerome in Aspen’s core. During that time, she honed her skills, exhibiting an expertise with culinary fare, staff management and inspired decor. Later, she moved into Special Events Director for the City of Aspen where she oversaw the Food & Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen. In 1998, Elizabeth took her passion and talent for event planning and formed EKS EVENTS. In the years since, her love for event planning has only intensified and her enthusiasm shines through with each event.

Owner / Event Coordinator
elizabeth@eksevents.com


JORDAN OBERHOLTZER MATTHEWS

Creative Director
A Dallas native, Jordan spent her childhood vacations frequenting Aspen. She holds a Liberal Arts degree from Colgate University, and a law degree from the University of Denver. Jordan first joined the EKS EVENTS team in 2004, and she has been providing her innovative gifts to them as Creative Director since 2010. She's designed jungle-themed charity events, magical winter weddings, "Wild West" corporate retreats and many more - you dream it, she will take it to the next level! 

 

 

RYAN MAUSNER

Director of Operations
Ryan, a native of Pennsylvania, first joined the EKS EVENTS team in 2001 and has been a part of it ever since. Ryan graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management, and started with management positions at both the Hotel Hershey and the Hotel Jerome. These hotel experiences enabled him to hone exemplary operational skills and he now serves as EKS EVENTS Director of Operations. He manages all the nuts and bolts from timelines to budgets and technical elements. 

 


ERIN SMith 

Digital Marketing Coordinator
Erin joined EKS EVENTS as an intern in 2012 and transitioned to full-time Angel upon graduating the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a degree in Business Administration. When she's not flawlessly executing an event with fellow EKS Angels, you'll find Erin skiing Aspen Mountain or hiking one of Aspen's many trails. She brings a background in hospitality and marketing, having worked in multiple country clubs and luxury travel marketing. With her business background paired with a flair for creativity, she strategically manages all EKS EVENTS social media, marketing and website development. 

 

 

Jessica HolliNger

Event Coordinator
Jessica was born and raised in Aspen, and like many others, truly loves working and playing in the Colorado mountains! Jessica received her degree in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Colorado in 2010. After five years of teaching preschool and elementary school in Aspen, she became a full-time EKS Angel in 2016, and is the "glue" of the office. With her eye for detail, and strong organizational skills, Jessica relishes in creating memorable events and experiences for every EKS EVENTS client.