Our Team

A perfect balance of wisdom, creativity and dynamism, and with over 100 years combined experience in the travel industry, you can be assured that your program is in safe hands with the Monalto team.

Paula Breed PRESIDENT / CEO

As President & CEO of Monalto Corporate Events, Inc., Paula Breed heads up a talented team creating and managing events for U.S. corporations. Paula has more than 30 years of travel industry experience, including corporate and leisure event planning and execution, over a variety of themes, from high level group incentives to individual golf tours. 

Prior to working at Monalto, Paula worked for Intergolf, with  responsibility for program design and vendor contracts to service over 3000 passengers annually.  Paula has traveled extensively both in the domestic USA including the Caribbean & Mexico, and internationally. Paula is interested in interior design and loves her two dogs.

 

Jeff Holland VICE PRESIDENT - SALES & MARKETING

Jeff joined the company in 2004 and has over 20 years of sales experience, working with major companies such as Beam Suntory, Absolut Vodka, NFL Alumni Association, Golf Magazine and many other top organizations throughout his career. Often described as having a ‘magnetic personality’, he is also extremely skilled in the operational side of event management.  A graduate of Elon University with a Marketing Degree and vice president of his fraternity, Jeff possesses a wealth of experience working in the sports hospitality industry.

Originally from Rhode Island, Jeff is a passionate Boston sports fan, a committed league tennis player, an occasional golfer, and an aspiring chef! With a natural intrigue of new destinations and experiences, he is very adventurous and has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and the World. Now based in the Atlanta area Jeff is happily married to Anne and has two beautiful children.

 

Kevin Breed VICE PRESIDENT

Kevin has been in the travel industry for over 20 years and has held several positions at Monalto Corporate Events since October 2001. Specializing in the branding and design aspect of each event, as well as IT, marketing, website, and print materials for the company, his keen eye for detail and creativity ensures complete quality control.

Originally from the Island of Jersey, part of Great Britain, Kevin is very well traveled and moved to the U.S. in 2001. He is now based in the Atlanta area and enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his family.

 

Helena Nelson HEAD OF ACCOUNTING & ADMINISTRATION

Helena joined Monalto Corporate Programs in 2004 as Office Manager.  She is responsible for the organization and coordination of office operations and financial transactions. Her enthusiasm, energy and honesty make this the perfect role for her in an office where multi-tasking is the norm and client service is paramount.

Helena has been working for over 35 years in the travel industry including having previously being employed at a luxury international golf tour operator. While there she managed and negotiated all vendor accounts and coordinated the group travel programs. Her travel career has allowed her to travel extensively and earn keen insights in the travel world.

While Helena enjoys spending time with her family, she has remained an active volunteer in her community through organizations such as St. Vincent de Paul and the PTA.  Currently she is serving as the Homeless Shelter Volunteer Coordinator, Case Worker, Treasurer and is an active board member of the local St. Vincent de Paul conference.

 

Brittany Lunsford EVENT MANAGER

Brittany joined the Monalto team in 2014 and has made a big impact with her positive attitude and creative thinking. Brittany spent nearly 4 years working in radio marketing and promotions where she was responsible for handling all promotional events planning and onsite. She has experience working with a variety of clients and is able to relate easily to all people.

Brittany is an avid sports fan, baseball being her favorite and is a huge foodie. She calls midtown Atlanta her home and loves to continuously explore it. Her favorite thing about her job is watching all the planning come to fruition in a successful experience.

 

Jenna DeRito EVENT COORDINATOR

Jenna joined Monalto in 2019 as Event Coordinator. Her organization and passion for planning has made her an important and valued part of our team.

Born and raised in Georgia, Jenna has traveled extensively and has lived in different locations across the country. Now living back in her home state, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs and her fiancé Arik.

 

Shelby Truitt EVENT COORDINATOR

Shelby joined Monalto in 2022 as Event Coordinator.

 

 

Mission Accomplished!
I just want to thank you again so very much for all your help in making our St. Croix trip last week a success! The entire team and our guests had an incredible time that they couldn’t stop talking about – mission accomplished! Look forward to working with you soon.
Marketing Manager, Beam Inc.