Private Events Staff


 Nancy-Lutz_2014 Nancy Lutz – Director of Special Events
 Nancy joined Affairs to Remember in 2003 bringing more than 18 years of experience in catering, via her own company. She also has a specialty in entertaining and extends her knowledge as an instructor, leading popular classes such as “The Art of Entertaining.” Nancy is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, the prestigious organization of women in the food, beverage and hospitality industries. Her education includes human resource management, public relations, and hospitality management. (email Nancy)


 Cindy Huang – Special Events Consultant
 Cindy grew up in New Jersey, and has been living in Atlanta since  graduating from Duke University in 2000.  In her spare time, she  enjoys running and playing tennis.  She participates in 10K races and  various recreational tennis leagues to keep herself motivated.  She also loves cooking and photography. (email Cindy)


Tisha ScTisha-Scoby_2014oby – Special Events Associate

Born in London, England, and raised in South Georgia, Tisha  personifies Southern hospitality. Needing a change from the corporate  world, she began her career at Affairs to Remember approximately six  years ago as the Director of First Impressions and was quickly  promoted within the Sales Department. A graduate from Valdosta State  University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, and  a former choreographer, Tisha has the perspective of how all  departments must dance in unison to produce a wonderful event! (email Tisha)



def  Lauralyn Mustaki- Director of Business Development
Lauralyn joined the AFFAIRS at the FOX team in May 2017 as Director of Business Development, a role that fosters a broad spectrum of new business relationships for private events at the Fox Theatre. Lauralyn brings high-profile experience in Sales, Marketing, and Communications to her role, having worked for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc./Time Warner and Georgia Association of Broadcasters. She holds an Associate of Arts from Dekalb College and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Sociology from Georgia State University. (email Lauralyn)




Kristy CKristy-Cook_2014ook – Senior Catering Consultant
Kristy’s many years with Affairs to Remember contribute to the catering community by   blending culinary expertise with unwavering dedication to client service. Having earned the prestigious designation of Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), she advances the art and science of meeting management while raising industry standards, practices and ethics. She also is an active member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, MPI, ISES and ACVB. An Ohio native, Kristy still adds old fashioned Southern hospitality with a caring professional attitude to make every event special. (email Kristy)

Saffold-Barksdale_2014Saffold Barksdale – Catering Consultant
An Atlanta resident since 2007, Saffold brings to the Affairs to Remember Caterers Sales Team education and experience in the culinary arts, as well as more than a decade of hospitality industry experience, serving in roles ranging from hostess to sous chef. Saffold holds a Bachelor degree in Communications from the University of South Alabama. When she’s not fostering client relationships for one of Atlanta’s most popular caterers, Saffold enjoys horseback riding and hosting parties. (email Saffold)


Chris McKinstry – Senior Catering Consultant
As a wee baby in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Chris resolved to give up the spicy cuisine of the UK. After six grueling years of culinary and business management college education in London, he moved to Boston in his twenties to become a caterer extraordinaire.  The cold weather in Boston prompted a move south to join the Affairs to Remember team in 2005. He now caters to International corporate clients and discerning brides. (email Chris)