About Something Different Party Rental
Something Different Party Rental and our team of Difference Makers are continuously striving to be the best partner a caterer, designer, planner and venue could possibly have. Refining and improving our product and service, we are always going above and beyond to make things easy for our partners.
We have made a conscious commitment to the continual innovation in the delivery of our products and services. Our processes have been standardized to ensure minimal margin for error. Our products are checked before and after every order and are maintained to stay in great shape. We are constantly updating our inventory and investing in pieces which cannot be found elsewhere. Our trucks are equipped with two way radios and GPS tracking, so that our Customer Service team always knows the status of your orders. And our customer service team is available 24/7 to provide you with outstanding support during any event or emergency.
Get to know your team of Difference Makers and how we can assist with your events!
Seth Stern – Chief Difference Officer
Years in Events Industry: 14 +
Favorite Part of My Job: Creating and developing a world class team of difference makers that are continually making all of the difference
Favorite Item: The Turtle Chafing Dish
Design Style: Sophisticated and Elegant
Favorite Process: Building a world class event rental in the middle of the most extreme special events market in the world!
Favorite Activity: Running away with the checkbook and satisfying my addiction to bringing the most unique and timeless product to the special events industry
Food I can’t live without: Porterhouse steak at Wolfgangs and a super dry Vodka Martini
Food I can’t stand: Sardines
Irene Katsaros – Director of Operations – Difference Maker
Favorite Part of My Job: Finding solutions for difficult problems
Favorite Item: Gold Swirl Charger
What do I like most about my job: Measuring our results so that we are constantly improving our level of quality and service
Food I can’t live without: Bacon…Bacon…PORK!
Foods I can live without: Anything from the Ocean.
Samantha Sajban – Director of Customer Care – Difference Maker
Favorite Part of My Job: working directly with clients from start to finish and ensuring their orders are produced correctly and efficiently
Favorite Item: Moore Collection
Favorite Process: Continuously improving our Customer Service
Design Style: Traditional with a modern flair
Seasoning I can’t stand: Lemon Pepper
Food I can’t live without: Lamb Kabob with Tzatziki Sauce
Favorite type of event: Tea Party
Wil Durango – Operations Leader - Difference Maker
Years in Events Industry: 29+
Favorite Part of My Job: Assisting in load-ins and ensuring quality and service while interacting with customers
Favorite Item: Mirage Chairs
Favorite Process: prepping rental orders
Favorite Sport: Soccer and Basketball
Food I can’t stand: Pork…Pork…Pork
Food I can’t live without: Spaghetti
Luiggy Estrella – Operations Supervisor – Difference Maker
Years in Events Industry: 9+
Favorite Part of My Job: Using the order picker to keep our product organized and ready to rent
Favorite Item: Aqua Ariana Goblet
Favorite Process: Routing and scheduling
Food I can't eat: Octopus
Food I can’t live without: Lasagna
Elaine Easton – Director of Accounting & Human Resources – Difference Maker
Favorite Part of My Job: Analyzing numbers and collecting money!
Favorite Item: Empire & Rattan Flatware
Food I can’t live without: That’s a tough one! My favorite food is baked ziti but I love some fresh steamed and seasoned king crab legs
Food I can’t stand: Sausage
Design Style: I don’t have a specific style but I love lots of color.
Christina Michelucci – Account Manager – Difference Maker
Favorite Part of My Job: Connecting with clients and seeing the end result of our collaboration
Favorite Item: Silver Sea Sponge Charger
Design Style: Contemporary with a dash of glitz
Seasoning I can’t stand: Cilantro
Food I can’t live without: Pizza
Favorite type of event: Wedding
Julia Alai – Senior Account Manager – Difference Maker
Years In The Events Industry: 11+
Favorite Part of My Job: Building and maintaining relationships with our partners and assisting in executing their clients vision for an event.
Favorite Items: Copper Ring Charger & Brown Gator Lacquer Rectangular Tray
Design Styles: Rustic, Industrial Chic & Gothic Revival
Food I Can’t Stand: Anchovies
Food I Can’t Live Without: Chicken Paprikash & A Glass of Full Bodied Red
Favorite Type Of Event: Raw Space Wedding
Guilty Pleasure: Adding To My Growing Wine & Scotch Collections (Recent Additions: Bedell Cellars Musee 2008 & Bowmore 25 Y.O Small Batch Release)
Christopher Zglobicki– Director of Process Improvement and Assistant
Director of Operations- Difference Maker
Favorite Item: Electric Fryer
What do I like most about my job: Improving our quality and service by improving our company processes.
Food I can't live without: Steak (Ribeye)
Foods I can live without: Brussels Sprouts