As the co-founder of Huckleberry Hospitality, Melinda Reese delivers extraordinary events so her clients can raise a glass with no stress.
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Melinda Reese is an event producer who delivers extraordinary events so her clients can raise a glass with no stress. After spending more than a decade working in events, sales and marketing for nationally recognized brands and startups, Reese co-founded Huckleberry Hospitality, catering events in Austin and specializing in bringing a South Texas coastal element to open-fire cooking. Reese attributes her success to her passion for the experience and love of the details. Her creativity enables her to conceptualize and craft an experience that brings to life the client’s purpose, theme and vision. She truly enjoys the little things, paying meticulous attention to program planning and on-site execution of event activities, partnering closely with clients each step of the way. Her diverse experience is extensive and includes international music festivals, nonprofit fundraising, galas, athletic competitions and multiday installations. When Reese is not busy planning fabulous events throughout the city, she can be found engaging with her community at the Central Texas Veterans Affair Center, Silver Santa, Austin Symphony BATS and managing Austin’s Rhodesian Ridgeback group.