About 196

We are a team of diverse, creative, and dynamic strategists who enjoy building incredible experiences and partnerships for our clients.

Whether it’s a gala, conference, luncheon, forum, or award ceremony, we understand the long-term impact of an event. From the first concept to final execution, we’ll walk hand-in-hand through the event planning process until your vision is realized.

Meet the Team

Patty Padilla

Patty Padilla

Founder and CEO

Karen Waldmann

Karen Waldmann

Director of Operations and Events

Susan Myers

Susan Myers

Global Policy Advisor

Amanda Trocola

Amanda Trocola

Global Partnerships Manager

Karina Garibay

Karina Garibay

Special Projects Manager

Mafe Pérez

Mafe Pérez

Brand and Design Strategist

Valerie Cordy

Valerie Cordy

Accounting

Tony Hyams

Tony Hyams

Accounting

Dan Stiles

Dan Stiles

Legal Counsel

Founded in San Francisco and thriving in Lake Tahoe, NYC, and LA.

10815 Palisades Drive
Truckee, CA 96161

E karen@196live.com

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