Meet The Team

The Magic Makers

Let’s introduce you to the heart of ACCENT, our incredible team of professionals who make it all happen. With a shared passion for creating a nurturing and educational environment for children, our team is a diverse group of individuals dedicated to ensuring your child’s well-being. Their expertise, unwavering commitment, and friendly demeanor are what sets ACCENT apart, guaranteeing a memorable experience for your children and peace of mind for you.

A True Working Partnership

ACCENT’s senior management team represents more than 50 years of combined experience in the education and hospitality/tourism industries. Our corporate team works hand-in- hand with our on-site specialists to achieve every goal our client sets forth – from planning to execution.

Diane B. Lyons, ACCENT on Children's Arrangements team

Diane B. Lyons

The "Boss"

Diane is passionate about happiness and works diligently to please her clients by making each vision a reality. Her talents allow her to produce top-notch, worry-free children’s events.

Jonni Adams, ACCENT on Children's Arrangements team

Jonni Adams

The "Planner"

Jonni is the one who makes it all happen. Her attention to detail and love for the industry have made her a rising star. which is great, because when she grows up she wants to be an Astronaut!

Program Managers

At ACCENT, we’re all about forging genuine partnerships with our clients. Each client gets a dedicated Program Manager trained in event management and kid-focused programming. We craft custom “edutainment” experiences, blending fun with learning, tailored to fit every event’s unique needs. Our experienced team, made up of passionate caregivers like teachers, nurses, and parents, ensures top-notch care and memorable moments for children, all while collaborating closely with event planners and venues for a seamless experience.

Pia Dates, ACCENT on Children's Arrangements team

Pia Dates

The "Crafter"

Pia enjoys helping the children put on talent shows and working on various crafts. She loves visiting her family in Argentina and dancing. When she grows up she wants to be an actress.

Jaimie Kwesegroch, ACCENT on Children's Arrangements team

Jaimie Kwesegroch

The "Organizer"

Jaimie is a master of all things logistics, organization, and games! When this Chicagoan isn’t working she if playing with her grandchildren. She wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up.

Terri Caster, ACCENT on Children's Arrangements team

Terri Castner

The "Reader"

Terri loves how creative and imaginative the children are. She enjoys reading books to them and creating activities to go along with the books. When Terri grows up she wants to be a nurse!

Every event can be family-friendly with ACCENT!

On-site programs, field trips, holiday events, and youth hospitality suites