Kerri Geisler

Kerri joined Signature Events in 2004 assisting Charlee with weddings and eventually coordinating with her own clients. In 2006, Kerri married Charlee’s son and is a valued member of the family business. Kerri has corporate training in contract negotiation and helps evaluate contracts for Signature Events. Kerri’s sense of humor and calm demeanor make events with her fun for everyone.

Krisann Valdez

Krisann joined Signature Events in 2009. While employed with Signature Events, she earned her degree in English from Grand Canyon University, where she was then hired on by the University’s Nursing Department to work with potential candidates and application processes. Krisann eventually resigned from GCU in order to work more closely with Signature Events, where she uses her interpersonal and organization skills as an on-site coordinator. Her smile and ability to work under pressure make her a valued member of the Signature Events team.

Benjamine Knight

Benjamine joined Signature Events in 2003. She attended Smith College, outside of Boston, MA and graduated with a degree in Economics. Post college, Benjamine worked as a project manager for the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau before joining the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee in 2007 as Director of Hospitality Services. Her knowledge of the industry, contacts, and familiarity with both large-scale and high-end events bring an important element to the Signature Events team.

Charlee Geisler


Signature Events founding partner started as a small corporate event planner, and soon found she had a knack for the grandeur of weddings. 28 years later, Charlee and her team have planned many of the valley’s elite weddings. Signature Events are preferred Arizona Event coordinators at many Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Paradise Valley four and five-star resorts. Charlee knows how to capture each bride's unique vision, which has endeared her to a long list of satisfied clients. 


Kimberly Friedman


Kimberly joined Signature Events in 2018 as a partner.  After graduating from Arizona State University, Kimberly relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actress. Her acting background allows her to see each event as a red carpet production.  As an ordained officiant, acting has helped Kimberly produce beautiful wedding ceremonies. 

Since 2011, Kimberly has worked in the catering industry, giving her a strong understanding of food and beverage.