Briane o'Dell


Co-Founder and Event Director of Monark Events, Briane O'Dell, is our "Idea Guru." She has an instantly contagious personality rich in wit, honesty, persistence and BIG ideas. She is a visionary with a “nothing is impossible attitude,” which has propelled her to elite professional levels from early on. Shortly after earning her business degree on scholarship from Grand Valley State University, Briane became the Branch Manager of a local bank where she earned several awards including "Branch Manager of the Year" and carried that resume with her to Florida in 2004. Despite her accolades in the banking industry, Briane had a passion to start her own event planning business that could encompass her creativity while utilizing her expert skills in sales and management. Her savvy business-sense paired with desire gave her the confidence to start Monark Events. Briane has the unique ability to fuse big ideas with functionality providing her clients the event of their dreams.

Monark Events is a full service event management company that specializes in corporate, non-profit and private functions nationwide. In addition, Monark is proud to provide creative consulting and couture concierge services to a wide-range of clients. Founded on the principals of trust, service, creativity and exceeding expectations, Monark Events was given its name, (MON) "One" (A-R-K) "Act of Random Kindness."

Her Den can be found in:

Destin, Florida


Her husband, and their two kiddos, Jax & Avalyn

she loves: 

The Beach
Her Family

she does not love: