Sonja Valentinsen

Founding Partner, Managing Director

Much of Temple Rock’s success can be attributed to Sonja’s blended approach of entrepreneurial thinking and innovative leadership. Sonja brings more than 15 years of progressive experience in corporate and operational strategy to every project with an emphasis in translating client goals into effective and solution-oriented plans. Sonja is a research specialist.  Her ability to analyze, find the facts and help others gain understanding enables Temple Rock and client teams to excel. Sonja brings fresh and creative ideas to her clients’ businesses while seeking opportunities to solve problems, implement efficient processes and rally cross-functional teams to deliver optimal bottom-line results.

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John Malamazian

Founding Partner, Managing Director

With 25 plus years as a senior production professional, John has a record of developing and delivering award-winning events. He believes in partnering with clients, working closely with them on creative, planning and budgeting to ensure that all of their goals and objectives are met. John leads both the client and production teams on events of all sizes and consistently meets and exceeds client expectations. His global experience has taken him to over 50 countries where he has worked on events ranging from $250K – $25M. His inspirational style of leadership, sense of humor, professionalism and dedication to his team are a big part of what fuels Temple Rock’s ongoing success.

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Heather Snedic

Director of Finance

Heather Snedic leads all of Temple Rock’s accounting functions. She comes to Temple Rock with over 20 years’ experience in the corporate financial arena. During her career her main responsibility has been developing and maintaining multi-million dollar departmental budgets. Heather leads all Temple Rock Productions accounting functions and is responsible for corporate and operational accounting; the development of internal controls and accounting processes as well as the external audit coordination.

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Ashley Blanton

Director of Production

In the last 10 years Ashley has helped shape and lead the Temple Rock expectation of quality and excellence on high level events. She has remarkable experience in the global user-conference arena, spanning companies worldwide. With a positive client service attitude, Ashley works as a Project Lead and ensures the event is completed to each client’s standards. While she touches all aspects of the event, she concentrates on daily operations and logistics, schedules, and timelines of the production team and agency partners. Ashley has a keen eye for the smallest detail and high expectations she passes along to the team that will surely bring your event to life.

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