Tina Lesyk is the founder and CEO of Pineapple Eventworks. She has been in the event-planning industry for over 15 years and has a passion for helping people turn their event vision into a reality. Tina loves reducing event-related stress, problem-solving, and ultimately helping people enjoy some of the biggest events of their lives.
Before devoting her life to Pineapple Eventworks, Tina worked at the Culinary Institute of Canada in Charlottetown, PE, for 10 years. She began her journey as a dining room server and went on to teach Basic Bartending classes. Next, Tina prepared and trained hundreds of hospitality students for work in high-end, fine-dining service environments. In the last six years of her tenure, she was the Institute’s first Banquet and Catering Coordinator. It was during this work term that Tina realized the need for a skilled event staffing service in Atlantic Canada.
During her career she has coordinated, executed, and staffed over 1000 small and large scale events, including over 100 weddings and two royal visits. Tina’s calm, unflappable demeanour alongside her wealth of experience in the events space has contributed to her success and continued growth in the industry.