Meet our team


Chris Lavoie
Owner and Creative Director 

Originally from upstate New York, Chris boasts more than 15 years of experience in the meeting & event industry.  Chris has worked with clients from around the world producing dream destination weddings, corporate incentive trips and conventions.  Chris began his career at Robert Redford's Sundance Resort, then opened the St. Regis Deer Valley and finally moved into event production full time in 2010.  Chris’s eye for design, creativity and can-do attitude make him an ideal choice to plan your upcoming event!  




Jen Hansen
Director of Event Operations 

A graduate from the University of Utah with a degree in Stage Management, Jennifer brings a passion for event planning and possesses the skills to coordinate and manage all aspects of a wide variety of events and productions.  Before joining the Silver Summit team, she was involved in operations for the Alamo Bowl Half-Time Show, music festivals in Nashville and San Antonio and theatrical productions at the SLCC Grand Theatre, U of U Babcock Theatre and the annual traveling University of Utah Greek Show.


Jillian Taylor
Director of Creative Services 

Jillian is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Hospitality Management.  She has a diverse background in the event planning industry, having worked in many areas including proposal development, operations, sales and creative development.  Clients have included KitchenAid, Caterpillar, Fresh Cosmetics and Amgen.  She currently lives in Southern California with her husband and three kids.