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Tyler Haaksma

Operations and Event Manager

 

Tyler Haaksma

Operations and Event Manager

A Grand Rapids native,Tyler is the Applause Operations and Event Manager. Tyler directs our Event Supervisors as well as functions as our Lead Operations Manager on numerous events. Tyler has been a part of the Applause Team for ten years rising through the ranks and becoming well versed in all catering operations. As our Event Architect,Tyler is the creative,technical,and logistical head of our events. His responsibilities range from ensuring excellent customer service, training new staff,procurement of products,building the actual event space after consulting with the Sales+Event Designers, planning and extracting all equipment for events,client relations,and actual management throughout the event. Tyler's expertise is large corporate events but his scope of experience makes him an expert at Weddings, Meetings, Barbeques, Graduations, Tailgates, Political Dinners, In-home Celebrations, Golf Outings and more. Tyler's project management and logistical abilities allow him to thoroughly plan out the events and handle all the details. His pleasant personality and demeanor helps to make certain that the events are executed smoothly,on time and with great success for each client and guest. When he is not at Applause Catering+ Events,Tyler is taking classes in Architectural Technology or on the golf course.


 

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