Meet the Kramer Team

Kramer Events staff Team Photo

Our well known reputation is due to our incredible hard working team. We hand pick our staff for their customer service. They are known for their helpful attitude and attention to detail. They will ensure your central coast wedding unfolds exactly as you’ve envisioned.


Melissa Kramer Host MC, DJ, Wedding & Event Consultant Kramer Events

Melissa Kramer

Wedding Consultant / Host MC

Melissa moved to the central coast in 2005 from the San Francisco bay area where she studied mass communications at Cal State East Bay. She instantly fell in love with the beauty and openness of the central coast and calls it home. Melissa exudes positive energy with anyone she comes in contact with. She loves the interaction with clients and knowing that she plays a part in making their wedding a big success. As your wedding consultant, she will help guide you through the planning process and can help connect you with other key central coast wedding vendors you can trust.  Melissa looks forward to working with you soon!

“Your wedding should be one of the happiest days of your lives and I will do what it takes to make sure it is.”



Kaitlyn Mullinax

Assistant Wedding Consultant

Originally from Orange County, Kaitlyn spent her high school days competing with her nationally ranked dance team and planning every high school event. She has since continued her passion for the event industry and has chosen to study Recreation, Parks and Tourism at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Kaitlyn’s past involvement in her course of study, the Week of Welcome Program, and as a Vice President of her sorority makes her a stellar asset to the Kramer Team. It’s obvious when you meet her, that with her radiant personality she brings an added element of excitement and enthusiasm to everything she does.



Zach Hubbard Lighting Designer Kramer Events

Zach Hubbard

Lighting Designer / Lighting Division Manager

Originally from San Diego, Zach moved to San Luis Obispo to pursue a career in engineering. He’s spent over 10 years working in theatrical lighting. He studied lighting design under one of Disney’s lighting designers.  He now works in the entertainment industry, and comes to Kramer as the lighting designer. He also oversees the lighting design team. He has experience with lighting every major wedding venue on the central coast.  When he’s not lighting up your life, he teaches percussion to high school students all over the county.




Jesse Zumbado Host MC DJ Kramer Events

Jesse Zumbado

Host MC

As a San Luis Obispo local Jesse has enjoyed the central coast his entire life. Despite his affinity of traveling and venturing off into nature, he has kept his home in San Luis because of the community’s altruistic and fun loving nature. Majoring in sociology, he is quick to assess what is needed to maximize comfort and enthusiasm for your guests. When he isn’t working or studying he spends his time rock climbing, hiking, or mountain biking the local peaks and mountains. Familiar with a wide range of music, he is able to accommodate guests from all walks of life which keeps the dance floor moving all night. Additionally by seizing every opportunity to better your wedding, he is able to keep your wedding flowing smoothly.

“Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life. It’s one of the few times you get to see the people who really matter, the people who care about you. It’s a rare moment when these people can express their love in gestures rather than words. It’s a time to get on the dance floor and celebrate your life with the people who helped to make you who you are.”


Bruce Jones Host MC DJ Kramer Events

Bruce Jones

Host MC

Bruce is a true central coast local who’s family has lived in San Luis Obispo County for over 5 generations. Growing up on the coast, Bruce has learned to appreciate what makes this area so special and how to get the most out of this wonderful community. Married for 3 years, he lives with his wife and two dogs in Nipomo. When he is not spending time with his family, Bruce enjoys writing and recording music, playing guitar, biking, and country dancing. Bruce has a very outgoing personality and lives his life knowing that there is no strangers out there, just friends he hasn’t met. Having Bruce as part of your special day will ensure that all your guests have an amazing time and leave the party smiling.

“Having been married for 3 years and planning a wedding of my own, I understand how important a great Host MC and DJ can be on your special day. I will do everything possible to make sure your wedding day goes smoothly and is everything you imagined it to be.”


Jessica Depper Host MC DJ Kramer Events

Jessica Depper

Host MC

Jessica comes to us with a background in celebrity event planning and entertainment. After her 7 year stint in Los Angeles, she has worked with a large number of A-Listers in helping them execute their events. Having been a Cal Poly graduate she knows and loves the area and ultimately decided to move back. When not planning events, she works as a local real estate agent and enjoys helping young couples to find their first home. Jessica is confident and skilled and she is excited to work with you on your special day. She promises to do her best to make you feel like a star!
“I believe weddings are a celebration of life, love and happiness forever after. I look forward to helping make yours memorable!”


DJ Sean Gibilisco Entertainment MC Santa Maria Kramer Events

Sean Gibilisco

Host MC

Being from Santa Maria, Sean is very in touch with the Central Coast atmosphere. With his love for the area, he decided to stay close and start his studies at Cal Poly. The open and relaxing environment makes it hard for him to stray far from the beautiful area. Sean’s friendly and approachable personality really makes him a great fit for you. His passion and love for music, along with his premier customer service will allow him to make the day you have always wished for!

“To me weddings are days of celebration and love. So when dealing with weddings I try my absolute best to put the most excitement and emotion into making your day as special as possible. My attitude on your wedding day is to keep a calm position so anyone can come talk to me so we can find ways of making the event run as smoothly as possible. This goes hand in hand with my friendly and relaxed outlook on keeping your guests entertained and having fun, while making a memory they will cherish along side the bride and groom forever.”


Ryan Sellers DJ Host MC Kramer Events

Ryan Sellers

Host MC

Originally from Portland OR, Ryan is pursuing his master’s degree in engineering at Cal Poly. His organizational skills and attention to detail translate well into his role as an MC. Ryan is a people person who loves to entertain and share his passion for cooking, movies, and music. His appreciation for music spans the entire spectrum of genres allowing him to relate to anyone’s taste. Above all else he is driven by his enthusiasm and would love to make your central coast wedding a success.




Darren Wang Host MC DJ Kramer Events

Darren Wang

Host MC

Originally from Walnut Creek, Darren is finishing up his BS in Engineering at Cal Poly. Outside of his studies, he loves to golf, meet new people, discover new music, and DJ. He has an extremely friendly attitude and loves to smile. His meticulous attention to detail and passion for music means that your wedding day will be exciting and one to remember. Darren is looking forward to keeping you and your guests dancing all night long on your special day.

“A wedding is a day you spend with all your closest friends and family, a day that is memorable, a day that marks a milestone in your life. I would love to make your special day the one that you and your guests will talk about for years to come!”




Beau Kramer Team Leader Kramer Events San Luis Obispo

Beau Kramer

Team Leader

Originally from the Bay Area, Beau graduated Cal Poly in 2002 and now call the central coast home.  He and his wife, Melissa live in Paso Robles.  He has a passion for weddings and strives everyday to improve the quality of service that Kramer Events provides.  Continuing education and constant learning are what he feels is most important.  He helps to ensure every wedding that the Kramer Events team is at is amazing in any way that is important to each bride.

“It’s time to raise the public’s expectations of wedding professionals”



photos by: Jonathan Roberts