Meet the Team

Cortney Crane Chesnut

OWNER - CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Cortney began working in the event industry at a young age. While attending UC Santa Barbara she worked for several world renowned hotels including Four Seasons, Fess Parkers Double Tree Resort, The Canary and San Ysidro Ranch. She went on the graduate with a BA in Global Studies then pursued an MBA in international tourism and hospitality in Australia at Griffith University. During her studies abroad she worked at the Versace Hotel, the worlds first fully fashion branded property. She then went on to work for New York Food Company as Lead Wedding Planner at their Manhattan Beach Property, Verandas as well as La Venta Inn, located in Palos Verdes California. She moved to Hawaii with her husband in 2010 and has since called Oahu home. She went on to work for The Kahala Hotel and Resort, Southern Wine and Spirits and Current Affairs before pursuing her dream of having her own event firm. She started Cortney Crane Events in 2015.