Meet the person who makes planning a Portland event an unforgettable experience.

Madonna likes to say, Prepare For WOW!

From a super sweet 16 party to large and lavish social gatherings to intimate parties, even the smallest of gathers requires planning. She loves to create memorable parties with decadent details that blow even seasoned guests away.

 From simple & gentle, to special & spectacular.  Extraordinarily Memorable!

Madonna has the experience, the knowledge and the resources to help create everything and anything you have envisioned for your event. It’s because she loves what she does: Transforming ordinary events into a stunning success.

The process is simple: Listen, Anticipate, Create, Execute and Deliver.

Details are her signature.  Nothing is ever left to chance. There will be no surprises because the level of detail she consistently demonstrates is the same level she expects of her partners and every vendor.

Extra Touch Events is known our innovative and beyond-the-box design. Madonna’s industry reputation is she consistently “raises the bar” by adding just a little something extra which makes the event stand apart. She pays attention to the client and their audience while also being known for her approachable, fun and gracious personality.

Today’s companies want an event management provider who has a solid grasp of business operations and communication.

Madonna has been in the Oregon business community for over 25 years, working in private and public sectors industries. Her first event was a sit-down awards dinner for 2,500 guests at the Hyatt Regency Maui. Some of the chapters of her career include commercial escrow, project management, human resources, travel, tourism and aviation, emergency management, facilities, convention/event services, transportation and executive administration.

Having a proactive, team-effort approach to planning and problem solving, Madonna uses her communication skills and industry knowledge to support positive business solutions.

Madonna holds an International Business degree from the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. Completed Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University, School of Law, Straus Institute, Malibu, California. Advanced ICS Command training from U.S. Homeland Security, FEMA. Emergency management plus critical incident response certification from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.