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
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, 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!

Elisha Hill, Event Coordinator

Through Elisha Hill’s relentless work ethic and detailed oriented touch, he has been entrusted by many as the go-to for their next event. His capability of handling both large and small scale events make him an amazing go-to for any occasion. In 2014, Elisha founded a marketing, managing, and entertainment company titled “Levels Agency.” Through several years of hard work and hundreds of events, he has been able to build strong relationships with many executives, athletes, entertainers, businesses and families across the world. His goal is to ensure that your event is unique, special, and one to remember at the historic Heinz History Center.

For more information about rates and rental arrangements, please contact our events staff:

  • 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
  • Elisha Hill, event coordinator, at erhill@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6356