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OUR TEAM

Kezzia Taylor and Rebecca Saltzer are passionate, experienced and dedicated event professionals, based on the Sunshine Coast, assisting organisations of all sizes and industries with their event needs. In 2010 we teamed up under the umbrella of Gold Leaf Events, bringing together a wealth of event knowledge and a shared passion for achieving the highest quality professional event solutions.

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Kezzia Taylor - Director
Kezzia has a strong work ethic and is meticulous about attention to detail. With 15 years’ experience in the hospitality and event industries, Kezzia is dedicated to innovative event management and maintains that offering her clients value and a personal commitment to excellence, is of the upmost importance.
 
Kezzia has a wealth of knowledge and experience previously working in five-star resorts and premier golf clubs throughout Victoria and Queensland organising and coordinating conferences, corporate events, golf days, VIP functions and weddings.

In her most recent role as Travel and Accommodation Manager of a national sports and cultural events company, Kezzia liaised with national and international clients sourcing accommodation and organizing travel for hundreds of athletes, media and celebrities.

The Sunshine Coast is home for Kezzia and her family where she enjoys the beautiful beaches and lifestyle the coast has to offer.

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Rebecca Saltzer - Director
With 10 years’ experience in tourism, events and marketing, Rebecca has outstanding organisational and project management skills and is committed to consistently exceeding client expectations. She is passionate about the event industry and offers a personalised and innovative approach to event planning.
 
As the Marketing & Events Coordinator of a National Rugby League team, she managed all the Club’s corporate event needs including season launches, gala presentation balls, golf days and networking lunches.

Most recently as the Marketing Manager of a national sports and cultural events company, Rebecca coordinated the marketing and promotion of mass participation events throughout Australia.

Rebecca has a Bachelor of Management majoring in Tourism (Honours) and a Graduate Certificate of Journalism.  She is skilled in logistics, sponsorship, marketing, venue sourcing and liaison and entertainment.

Rebecca grew up in North Queensland but was drawn by the beauty and lifestyle of the Sunshine Coast where she now lives with her family in Coolum Beach.

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Renee Vitelli - Event Assistant

Renee has a Bachelor of Business and Tourism and holds a Graduate Certificate in Events Management from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
 
She is a Sunshine Coast local and has worked in various tourism fields for the past six years, including Accommodation Management in Mooloolaba and Event Coordination for Mooloolaba Business and Tourism. Renee has extensive knowledge in Marketing, Front Desk and Night Management duties within the resort.
 
Renee joined the Gold Leaf Events team in 2011 as an Event Assistant providing administration and logistical support in all areas of the event management process. Renee has a passion for the corporate industry and believes that Gold Leaf provides high quality corporate events.
 
She is a strong organiser with a commitment to quality outcomes and is experienced in venue sourcing, accommodation and has exceptional customer service skills. Renee is punctual and is committed to ongoing professional development in the Tourism and Events industry on the Sunshine Coast.