Meet the Staff

Welcome to Carolina Party Partners! We're happy you're here, and we're excited to tell you about ourselves. This page is dedicated to letting our clients get to know us a little better so that they can be confident in their decision to hire traveling bartenders, servers, or event help for their wedding, party, or another special event! 

Kenny Thornewell

Founder & President

Kenny founded Carolina Party Partners after gaining over 15 years of operations experience in the hospitality, food service, and traffic control arenas. He previously served as a Food & Beverage Operations Manager at a large theme park, VP of Event Operations at a local wedding and special events company, and currently holds a Professional Engineer License with a specialty in Traffic Operations. It is this wealth of knowledge and experience that perfectly positions him to lead Carolina Party Partners. In his spare time, he loves to visit amusement parks, snowboard, and hike. 

Sally Park

VP of Event Operations

Senior Mixologist

Sally, a veteran of the United States National Guard, brings over 17 years of hospitality and food service management to Carolina Party Partners. She has extensive experience managing multiple simultaneous operations and her excellent leadership, training, and development skills got her ranked within the top 1% of general managers at a national fast-food chain with over 8,000 locations. She's also served as a Catering & Marketing Director for one of the leading college campus food service companies in the country. You'll frequently see her personally bartending at many of our events where she loves the opportunity to engage with our clients and guests. Away from work, Sally enjoys playing Rock Band and singing karaoke with friends.  

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