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LOWE and BEHOLD = ABOVE and BEYOND

At Lowe and Behold we take great pride in understanding that when planning an event you need a trusted, passionate, and experienced professional to make your dreams a reality. Randy Lowe and Jean-Michel Santacrue, and their combined 50+ years of experience in the design and event industry have a strong desire to create sensational floral and custom décor for corporate and social events.

When your event is special to you, you need a trusted, passionate and experienced professional bringing your dreams to life. Randy Lowe—owner, designer, and founder of Lowe and Behold—combines over 25 years in the design profession with a desire to make sensational fresh floral and event creations.

Randy has years of event planning experience in a variety of venues. More importantly, he has an innate artistic ability and unique creative vision. When it comes to the event industry, wisdom from experience makes a difference. Add passion to life lessons, and the combination results in your expectations being exceeded in every way!

Planning an event with Lowe and Behold is an invigorating and personally satisfying experience. Randy makes no apology for his dislike of trends. “Don’t get me wrong,” Randy says, “ideas from trends can be executed successfully and be sensational. But make your event yours.” He works closely with his clients to ensure that their event is memorable and entirely unique. Expect your desires to be translated into an amazing reality.

Lowe and Behold is here for YOU! We look forward to assisting you.

Randy-Lowe

Randy Lowe

Founder and Director of Creative Design

Randy combines over 25 years in the design profession with a desire to make sensational fresh floral creations. Randy has years of event planning experience in a variety of venues. More importantly, he has an innate artistic ability and unique creative vision. Randy makes no apology for his dislike of trends. “Don’t get me wrong,” Randy says, “ideas from trends can be executed successfully and be sensational. But make your event yours.” He asks his clients to stretch their boundaries and think outside of the box.

Randy has built his reputation by ensuring one simple result: that his clients are happy. Customer feedback celebrates his creativity, personality, follow-through, and final product. He understands teamwork, both with clients and his employees. “Behind every great event is a team of talented people with a great leader,” he says. “I have learned first-hand that life is truly a gift. In return, my gift is to provide my talents to create world-class events.” Life’s perfect place in Randy’s eyes is his work. “When the client feels the energy and shares the inspiration for the event, what could be more perfect? I love my work!” Randy grew up in Warner Robins, Georgia and later attended Oral Roberts University.

Randy truly feels that it is an honor to represent his company and work with his team. He is a believer that the key to success is recognizing the strengths of those around him, staying humble, keeping integrity, and always following your passion. Family is the most important aspect of his life, he enjoys spending time with his husband, two sons, and dog named Peaches. Randy is a talented singer as a member of the Men’s Ensemble, Active Faith, and the Sanctuary Choir at his church. He is also an avid supporter of his community, sitting as member for the Committee on Inclusiveness as well as a contributor and supporter to local foster parent organizations and Community Based Care of Central Florida whose commitment is to keep kids safe and their hopes and dreams alive. Randy is a committee member in his local ILEA chapter as well as on the board for the Grand Tour Gala.

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Jean-Michel

Co-Founder and Partner

Since coming to the USA thirty years ago, Jean-Michel has been a successful Special Events Executive and Owner in both the corporate and small business arenas.

Founder The Art of the Party in 1992, he provided Event Designs, for full service Events .all over the US and Europe.After 0ver 8,000 events World wide, Jean-Michel decided to sell Art of the Party and went in partnership with InterActivity Creative Services, where he continued to design events.
Now, back in the Special Events industry Jean-Michel offers his professional expertise as co-founder and Partner of “Lowe and Behold Event Design” offering the next generation of Event Design and Custom Furniture Rental mixed with amazing Vlorals making corporate and social events more memorable than ever before.

Jean-Michel is also a weekend racecar driver and motorcycle enthusiast.

Our Team

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Annie Davis

Account Manager

Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Annie moved to Central Florida at the age of 18 to attend the University of Central Florida and to begin performing at Walt Disney World.  After receiving her degree in Sports Broadcast, she remained with Walt Disney Entertainment for 15 years, dancing in the parades and shows and later teaching those parades and shows to new performers while maintaining entertainment show quality property-wide. 

She hung up her dancing shoes in 2014 to pursue a career in Convention Services and Events.  After gaining invaluable experience at Visit Baltimore and Hello! Florida Destination Management, she discovered her passion for event design and joined the Lowe and Behold family in April of 2017.  In her spare time, Annie loves traveling, practicing yoga, watching sports, going to the beach, brunching on patios, live music and spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Brutus.

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Julie Gennaro CFD, AIFD

Account Executive / Social Wedding Sales

Julie was born and raised in Toronto Ontario Canada. At the age of 16, Julie began her floral career starting out as a floral assistant at a small retail flower shop. When she graduated high school she decided to attended Seneca college to study botany and become a certified floral designer. Graduating top of her class, Julie won the Creative Progress Award by the Canadian Academy of Floral Arts. In 2004, she moved to Florida and continued to work as a designer and manage a design team at an event based flower shop.

In 2012 she was inducted into the American Institute Of Floral Design where she joined the ranks of the elite top florists from around the world. Julie’s work has been Featured on: The Knot, Borrowed & Blue, Fab You Bliss and many more magazines. In 2013 she opened Julia’s Floral Designs based out of Deland Florida. Within a few years she quickly outgrew her studio and was listed, along with Lowe and Behold, as one of the top 20 florists in Central Florida.

Julie is also the mother to a wonderful 12 year old son named Christian and a little Yorkie named Daisy. In her spare time Julie is a member of Krewe Nouveau which raises funds and awareness for non-profit to benefit The Museum Of Art in Deland. She also enjoys going on long hikes exploring the beauty of nature, and Attending Yoga Classes.

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Orlando Calderon

Director of Operations

Orlando has been with us since September of 2017 and brings more than eight years of event industry expertise to our team. His current role as Director of Operations includes running the logistics and everyday operations of both our floral and décor departments.

A true problem solver, Orlando says he enjoys “using the skills I have to strengthen Lowe + Behold’s products and services, always learning and moving quickly to keep up with the ever changing aspects of our industry.” In his free time Orlando likes to spend time with his two beautiful daughters, lovely girlfriend and travel.

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Jessica Callahan

Account Executive

Jessica grew up in South Florida and had always known she wanted to be in the Hospitality Industry, which resulted in her attending the University of Central Florida Rosen College where she majored in Event Management. Right before graduating, Jessica accepted an internship with Max King Events where she began her journey providing décor for events.

Her passion for innovative event design and event execution continued to grow and so did her career, advancing from an intern into a management role within a five year period. Luckily enough, Max King Events was later bought out by Lowe and Behold which started this new journey of providing both décor and floral for events.

Jessica has been able to broaden her creative abilities and continues to be a positive influence on her team.  Jessica is very involved in the local MPI Chapter, serving on the Board of Directors as the Director of Membership. When she isn’t working, you can find her trying out a new restaurant or escaping to the beach for some R&R.                      

 “Positive thoughts create positive outcomes.”

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Mike Day

Creative Services

Michael “Mike” Day sits in the CREATIVE SERVICES chair for Lowe And Behold based out of Orlando, Florida, and is enjoying some 40 years in successful special events and event production. Having transitioned from Max King Events, today he’s literally ‘at the drawing board’ with unique, innovative, and inventive décor concepts and designs, working closely with the L&B sales team to culminate the perfect ‘WOW’ from that initial rough sketch, to color rendering, to working drawings for the shop,

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Kendal Martinez

Logistics Manager

Kendal Martinez was born and raised in Oakland, California. He moved to Orlando in 2004. He began working in the Live Event Industry in 2010 at the TD Waterhouse Arena. After working many years in the industry and travelling all over the nation, he gained valuable knowledge and experience.

In April, 2017 be became the Logistics Manager at Lowe and Behold. Here he brings his knowledge and experience in order to help grow and establish the Lowe and Behold brand. He goes above and beyond for every task, employee, and client. Service is a top priority for this ambitious go-getter.

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Grizel Montalvo

Floral Manager

Grizel Montalvo was born in New York but was raised in Puerto Rico where she graduated in 1981. She always felt a keen attraction to Floral Designs, her passion, so she attended The Academy Cinderella’s located in San Juan, Puerto Rico later to graduate as a Florist and Specialist in Commercial Design in 1987.

She quickly opened her own business in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. In 1990 she relocated to Orlando, FL where she continued to pursue her passion of working with fresh flowers. Grizel didn’t just stop there, she also worked for well-established organizations such as Petals, European Home Collections, Natures Gallery and Michael’s Store embarking titles such as Design Coordinator and Floral Manager. She has accumulated over 30 years of experience with both fresh flowers as well as silk.

It is an honor for her to put her years of experience forth and have the once in a life time opportunity to lead the amazing team at Lowe and Behold. She enjoys her hobby of bowling, going to the movies and listening to music. Her motivation to keep striving is her family and she looks forward too many more years of experience doing what she loves.

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Savannah Slawson

Account Manager

Since moving to Orlando in 2010 to attend UCF’s Rosen, Savannah has worked and served in the hospitality and events world from Walt Disney’s Swan & Dolphin, Max King Events Décor & Design, and numerous free-lance conventions, festivals, and corporate events.

Savannah is passionate about learning and enjoys continuing education by dabbling in miscellaneous leadership courses and has been an active member of MPI Orlando since 2015. She has won several awards and scholarships from the association over the years and currently serves on her second term on the Board as Director of Special Events.

In her time out of the office, she loves to travel and experience new venues, cultures, and nature. Happiness maker, laughter generator, and love encourager; Savannah’s heart & soul thrives on helping others and encouraging healthy mind, body, spirit connection and raising individual and collective consciousness for the planet.

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