Our Team

The History Center’s events team prides itself on providing superior customer service. From the initial walk-through to being on-site throughout the big day, our team will provide everything you need to make your event a success.

Please contact one of our team members for additional information on how we can customize your next historic event.

  • Cassie Horrell, director of events, at cchorrell@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6435
  • Shelby Starks, event coordinator, at slstarks@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6431
  • Sandi Flower, event coordinator, at srflower@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6356
Cassie Horrell

Cassie Horrell, Director of Events
Cassie Horrell is excited to be joining the Heinz History Center events team after spending the past seven years planning and executing weddings, galas, corporate events, and everything in-between at private clubs across Florida. She loves building relationships with everyone she meets and looks forward to making the planning process as stress-free and seamless as possible. She shines and is fearless while working under pressure and thrives on the ever-changing and innovative nature of the events industry. Her favorite part of her job is seeing her client’s face light up when their vision is brought to life. She looks forward to making your event one for the history books!

Shelby Starks

Shelby Starks, Event Coordinator

Shelby brings a detailed eye and energetic attitude to event planning. Joining us from Florida, she has a Bachelor of Science in Event Management from the University of Florida and has worked at several other award-winning unique venues including museums and historic buildings. From weddings to corporate dinners, and everything in between she knows exactly how to make your event a standout at our one-of-a-kind venue!

Sandi Flower

Sandi Flower, Event Coordinator

Sandi has the expertise, vision and dedication to create unforgettable events for a wide range of clients and different industries. She combines seasoned knowledge with inspiration and ingenuity, transforms venues, and provides guests with one-of-a-kind experiences. Ensuring a friendly and smooth experience, she maintains a focus on the goal while keeping a critical eye on detail. With a “What more can I do?” personality, you will feel at ease from concept to completion as Sandi’s service nurtures positive yet productive relationships. Her favorite thing about coordinating events at the History Center is the choice of truly unique spaces that capture the traditions of Pittsburgh city and the surrounding Western Pennsylvania.