Who would you be working with?


Born in France and raised on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Valerie furthered her education in the US mainland and then returned to the islands to pursue her professional career in the Tourism industry. Degrees to include a Bachelor’s in International Business and a Master’s in Tourism Management.


Resourceful, creative, organized and detail oriented, with a knack for managing multiple projects, meet budgets and deadlines. She has been committed to excellence and maintaining high standards in all endeavors under taken for over twenty five years.


As General Manager and Director of Sales for Events Caribe, St. Thomas. Valerie oversaw the complete day-to-day Business Operations of the Virgin Islands’ division of Patti Coons and Associates Special Events Company based out of Orlando, Florida. Responsibilities included Event Design & Development, Sales & Production, Budget & Forecast, Product Inventory, Purchasing, Staffing, and the list goes on…


Through her experience as Convention Service Manager at the Frenchman’s Reef Marriott,

St. Thomas and the Westin Resort St. John. Valerie has directed, organized, coordinated

and executed countless successful group and local programs. As well as weddings,

family reunions, formal galas, fundraisers, product launches, fashion shows and

other social events. Well versed in research, development and implementation of all

convention and special event planning aspects.










In addition to being a freelance event planner, Valerie has been the Marketing Director at Coral World Ocean Park since 2007.

This 5 acres marine park has been voted for several years as the number one tourist attraction and eco-tourism on St Thomas.

In her spare time she is the volunteer chair and coordinator of the Blue Flag USVI - International Eco-label.









Through an extensive network of suppliers as well as excellent working relationships with Hotels, Destination Management Companies and Local Associations; Valerie will take care of the planning and flawless execution of your special events.








About Val


Who would you be working with?


Born in France and raised on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Valerie furthered her education in the US mainland and then returned to the islands to pursue her professional career in the Tourism industry. Degrees to include a Bachelor’s in International Business and a Master’s in Tourism Management.


Resourceful, creative, organized and detail oriented, with a knack for managing multiple projects, meet budgets and deadlines. She has been committed to excellence and maintaining high standards in all endeavors under taken for over twenty five years.


As General Manager and Director of Sales for Events Caribe, St. Thomas. Valerie oversaw the complete day-to-day Business Operations of the Virgin Islands’ division of Patti Coons and Associates Special Events Company based out of Orlando, Florida. Responsibilities included Event Design & Development, Sales & Production, Budget & Forecast, Product Inventory, Purchasing, Staffing, and the list goes on…


Through her experience as Convention Service Manager at the Frenchman’s Reef Marriott,

St. Thomas and the Westin Resort St. John. Valerie has directed, organized, coordinated

and executed countless successful group and local programs. As well as weddings,

family reunions, formal galas, fundraisers, product launches, fashion shows and

other social events. Well versed in research, development and implementation of all

convention and special event planning aspects.










In addition to being a freelance event planner, Valerie has been the Marketing Director at Coral World Ocean Park since 2007.

This 5 acres marine park has been voted for several years as the number one tourist attraction and eco-tourism on St Thomas.

In her spare time she is the volunteer chair and coordinator of the Blue Flag USVI - International Eco-label.









Through an extensive network of suppliers as well as excellent working relationships with Hotels, Destination Management Companies and Local Associations; Valerie will take care of the planning and flawless execution of your special events.