Kevin D. Judicki
Kevin “DJ Eclipse” Judicki has been a constant force in the DJ world for the last 15 years. A true fiend of the music scene, Kevin honed his skills at an early age under his Uncle and mentor, Ken “The Rolling DJ” Adams. While learning the craft, he injected passion into his new profession and quickly became a steadfast fixture at clubs in the Tri-State area. As the founder of Events and Entertainment by KDJ, Kevin assembled a stable of DJ artisans, equally known for their dedication to “the life”. During this time Kevin has also handpicked a team of dedicated, detail oriented, certified planners. Whether you need entertainment or planning services for your wedding, corporate functions, Sweet 16, bar/bat mitzvah, school event or any other function, Kevin and his team will bring their expertise and enthusiasm to make your event unforgettable.
Melissa Schofield has always had a love for weddings ever since her childhood. It was her dream to become a wedding planner, which became a reality after her own wedding in 2004. Melissa started her own wedding planning company shortly thereafter and has perfected her skills by becoming a certified wedding planner and planning weddings ever since. Melissa’s passion is planning weddings and seeing the couple through the most important day of their lives, the beginning of their forever. Melissa has many creative visions, no matter what the couple maybe looking for.
“Whether you’re looking for just a few helpful pointers in which direction to go in, or a full on plan, I can help you plan your event that you will be able to remember and cherish fondly for the rest of your life.”
Hannah Renee Dotson
Born in Charleston, West Virginia but raised in the suburbs of Cary, North Carolina (Go Imps!) Hannah Renee Dotson grew up in a family of teachers and coaches but decided to use her creative energy elsewhere. She explored everything from Film-making and editing to the Culinary Arts until she realized her true passion to be an Event Coordinator. After receiving her B.A. in Communication Studies from UNCW with a background in P.R. and Business Management, she worked in healthcare for over a year, during which, she represented the Wilmington branch of the company on the Relay for Life Committee to raise funds for the cause. She returned to Cary to pursue her love for planning events and spent some time in Consulting for various companies before making her way to E&E by KDJ .
She is a self-proclaimed ‘neat-freak’, a dessert-enthusiast, and lives by the phrase “Make it work!” made popular by Tim Gunn, himself. She is a fitness-sponge, always looking for that next new trend, and an avid music fan needing music at all times of the day.
Kristen "DJ KStones" Stoneman
2007 Alumna fron East Carolina University with a double major in PR and Broadcast Performance, DJ KStones has been described as one of the hottest female DJ's in the nation according to the Carolina Promoter. Many know of DJ KStones and even if you don't recognize the name, you've likely still danced to her tunes at many venues in North Carolina. With a song list of accolades including serving the general manager and Hip Hop Director of WZMB 91.3 FM, the recipient of the 2011 Carolina Music Awards DJ of the Year, and the 2011 Raleigh Downtowner Favorite, DJ KStones has been rocking the hottest parties and planning some of the Triad's most elite events including: Soundfest, M.A.D. and Pretty in Pink. In addition, she's been the driving force behind bringing major artists to the Triangle such as Nappy Roots. In 2011, DJ KStones dropped her highly anticipated Mixtape series entitled 'THE BLACK DRESS' which showcased her eclectic music taste and talent.
After graduating from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mina Schneider moved to warmer weather Florida. During her time there, she developed a passion for planning unique events and parties and became the go-to person for creating her employer’s on and off site events. After 5 years in Florida, she made her way to Raleigh, NC where she does consultant work for E&E by KDJ. While not planning events, Mina enjoys hiking, trying new exotic foods, and spending time with her fiancé Aaron and kitten, Tilda.
“My passion lies in creating unique events that exceed expectations. There is nothing better than turning a client’s dream day into a reality.”
Lindsay Heyl recently joined our team to serve as an event coordinator. New to our company but no stranger to planning exciting functions - she is a newlywed herself, and single-handedly planned her own destination wedding in sunny Punta Cana this past December. Professionally, Lindsay currently serves as Marketing Director for PPI, HQ’d in Newark, CA. In this role she oversees all corporate and client partner marketing initiatives, handles all event planning and execution, as well as social media strategy and public relations. Lindsay received her BA in Advertising from West Virginia University, and her MBA with a concentration in Marketing from Hofstra University. She resides in Raleigh, NC with her husband, Zach, and their two puppies, Riley and Isabella.