Although we’re proud of our extensive product inventory and signature service, nothing matches the pride we have in our staff. As Certified Event Rental Professionals, our team knows the event business inside and out and thrives on creating extraordinary events and seeing them through to spectacular conclusion. When you work with us, we are confident that you’ll find that every person on our staff iscommitted to providing excellent customer service and producing impressive results. You may contact the All Occasions Party Rentals personnel at (865) 588-1131 or via personal e-mail:
East Tennessee native Terry Turner is president of All Occasions Party Rentals in Knoxville, Tenn. Terry has worked in the rental industry for 25 years. Terry went to work in the rental industry at Party Rentals in Knoxville as a temporary employee in 1991. Terry served in a regional position with responsibility for managing businesses with construction, general tool, party or event inventory. This position lasted until the owner, Chuck Rothstein, sold to HSS Rent X in 1998. Terry founded AOPR in November 2002 and had the opportunity to purchase the party division of HSS RentX in Knoxville in 2004. Terry's former boss, Mr. Rothstein, joined him as a founding partner of AOPR.
Locally, Terry serves on the boards of Knoxville Zoo, Child Help, Evening in Orange, Junior Achievement of East Tennessee, Knoxville Chamber, Live 5, Random Acts of Flowers, Sertoma Center, and Tennessee Valley Fair. He is also an active committee member of the Knoxville Area Golf Charities which produces the Web.com Tour golf tournament. Terry is the 2018 President Elect of the Knoxville Chamber. Nationally, Terry is the Chairman of the American Rental Association Board of Directors.
Terry and his wife Regina have been married for 25 years and have two sons – Jared and Jackson.
Chuck Rothstein graduated from Penn State with a BS Degree in Business Administration. He served two years in the United States Navy and worked two years as a Metropolitan Life Insurance Consultant. Mr. Rothstein spent 6 years as a District Sales Manager with Schlitz Brewing Company. In 1969, Mr. Rothstein opened Redi-Rentals on Northshore Drive in Knoxville, TN. In 1983, he separated the party and tool/equipment business and formed Party Rentals. He purchased the former UPS building on Middlebrook Pike where he moved his company. In 1998, Chuck Rothstein sold Party Rentals and Redi Rentals to HSS Rent X . He spent the next five years traveling with his wife. Mr. Rothstein and Terry Turner founded AOPR in November 2002 and had the opportunity to re-purchase the party division of HSS RentX in Knoxville in 2004. In 2012, AOPR purchased ToeZay Decorating and renamed it All Convention & Expo Services, East Tennessee's resource for trade show services.
Drew was hired in August of 2012 to tackle Tailgate Tennessee. His responsibilities have grown to include daily operations of AOPR. Prior to AOPR, Rutherford spent four years working in media relations and marketing with Tennessee basketball under Bruce Pearl and Cuonzo Martin. Drew earned a master's degree in sport's management from the University of Tennessee in 2012 and an undergraduate degree in public relations and advertising. When not working, Rutherford is an active volunteer with organizations that fight cancer and feed the hungry. He is celebrating his 18th year of volunteering with the American Cancer Society, and recently ran in the Las Vegas Half Marathon in support of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. A proud resident of West Knoxville’s Bearden neighborhood, Drew enjoys live music, sporting events and movies.
James is a Certified Event Rental Professional and brings a lot of event industry expertise to our team. He joined All Occasions in 2006 with a portfolio of events including the Disney National Company Picnic, the Scottish Highlands Festival, and the Denver Bronco’s Super Bowl Celebration. James attended Colorado State University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology.
Jeff joined All Occasions Party Rentals in 2003. During his extensive career in the industry, he has been involved in the Dogwood Arts Festival, Greek Fest, Regal Variety TN Movie Premieres, Air Shows, concerts and fundraisers. Jeff attended Fordham University in New York City.
Brian has spent the majority of his life growing up in Tennessee between Nashville and Knoxville. Prior to entering the event rental industry, Brian worked in the restaurant and hospitality industry while attending college. He joined All Occasions Party Rentals in the spring of 2016 and has been involved in Knoxville Area Golf Charities’ Web.com Tours, MAHLE’s annual company picnic, and many of Knoxville’s special events. He enjoys family, athletics, and the outdoors.
Cindy joined All Occasions in April 2008 and has been a great addition to the group. She specializes in linens and provides exceptional sales and event assistance to our local vendors and clients. Prior to joining AOPR, she worked at American Limestone Company as Administrative Assistant to the Vice President and sales staff. Cindy enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, lake living, the outdoors, her flower gardens and traveling. She resides in Anderson County with her husband.
Kim has been with All Occasions since the very beginning and brings a great deal of experience to her role. Over the years, she has held several key management positions as Customer Service Manager and Senior Operations Manager. She brings satisfaction to our clients and an effective and efficient structure to our office. In her latest role, Kim is able to enjoy spending more time with her young grandchildren and their parents.
Rada came to work at AOPR in October of 2014 after managing a local family catering service for several years. Previously, she was a Production Assistant for a Technical Entertainment trade show. Rada also taught high school English, Speech and Drama. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and is married with two grown children. Rada enjoys activities with her three grandchildren as well as reading, crafting and traveling.
Taylor joined All Occasions in June 2017. She is a recent graduate of The University of Tennessee with a degree in Communication Studies and minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Taylor previously has worked as an intern for Prater Day Music Booking Agency, City of Knoxville Special Events Office, UTK Athletic Event Management, and Tennessee Smokies Minor League Baseball. Taylor enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, traveling, and relaxing on the lake.
Emma joined All Occasions in August 2018 after graduating from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a degree in Sport Management and a minor in Business Management. Before joining AOPR, Emma held numerous internship positions in Knoxville and Nashville including the Webb School of Knoxville, UT Athletics Marketing Department, Knoxville Track Club, and the Nashville Sports Council. During her free time, Emma loves watching the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators play, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Jason joined our team in February 2007. His first job in the events industry was in 1992 working in floral design and since has worked in the hotel, restaurant and off-site catering side of the industry. While working at AOPR, Jason has worked in Customer Service, Event Sales & Design and now Jason helps manage our daily operations.
Kelsey has been with AOPR since September 2015. Kelsey previously worked as a member of the event staff at Ruby Tuesday Lodge and was an Event Operations Intern at Visit Knoxville. She is a graduate of The University of Alabama with a degree in Restaurant, Hospitality, and Meetings Management. She also received her MBA from Carson-Newman University in May 2014. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys spending time with her family and friends, relaxing on the lake, and cheering on the Tide. Kelsey was the October 2016 Employee of the Month.
Boat has been with All Occasions since the beginning. He manages all daily in-coming and out-going deliveries. He has been involved in many events over the years, but some of the bigger ones include the Knoxville Museum of Art’s fundraiser L’Amour du Vin, BWXT Y-12 Company Party, and the Mortgage Investors Company Party. He earned an Associates Degree from the State Tech Institute in Knoxville and also has his Coatings Inspector Certification.
Zachariah joined AOPR in 2016 to assist with the management of daily deliveries. Previously, Zachariah served our country in the United States Navy. Previously, he was Operations Manager at Event Works in Charleston, SC. He graduated from Heritage High School and enjoys carpentry, working on cars, reading, and pretty much anything outside.
Vicki joined All Occasions Party Rentals in 2007 as Office Manager responsible for Accounts Receivable, Human Resources and Purchasing. Her organizational skills and sense of urgency work together to successfully meet the needs of the office and team members. Previously, she was an Event Manager at Sea Ray Boats where she was responsible for conducting multi-million dollar events in the U.S and abroad for 16 years. She also managed Sea Ray’s incentive and marketing programs with a $70 million budget. Vicki attended the University of Tennessee and studied Home Economics. She is famous among her family and friends for her cooking. Vicki is also a songwriter and has sung professionally for about 40 years. She recorded a country album in Nashville and various gospel albums with Capital Records. Two of her songs charted. She sings in a gospel group in her spare time.
Jim started working for Chuck at Party Rentals in 1990 and officially joined AOPR in 2003. Previously, he worked for a Highway Contractor as Credit Manager and then was promoted to Controller. He began his accounting career in 1967. When he is not working with numbers, he enjoys just sitting on his back porch.
Samantha Hicks joined Tailgate Tennessee following a two-year stint as a marketing assistant in the Tennessee Athletics Department. During that time, Sam played an integral part in coordinating the Big Orange Caravan, as well as directing marketing efforts for the men’s and women’s swim/dive and tennis teams, as well as numerous other sports. Among her previous experiences, Sam worked as a game/operations assistant for the Fiesta Bowl, and served as the game operations manager for the Freedom Pro Baseball League, both in Scottsdale, Ariz., her hometown. Sam received her MBA from UT in 2016, an Associate of Arts in Merchandising and Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles in 2009, and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts from the University of the Pacific in 2007. We’re excited to add Tailgate Tennessee to the top of her already-impressive resume.
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