Ingrid Nagy, CSEP,
Chair – Elected
ILEA – International Live Events Association
Brings over 25 years of experience in the catering and events industry. Ingrid and her Executive Chef husband, Cade Nagy, currently own and operate Catering by Design, By Design Event Décor and Denver’s Picnic Company – three brand divisions under Four Five One Events, a full service event company specializing in executing highly customized event experiences.
Together Ingrid & Cade have grown their small start-up catering firm to a multi-million dollar company, with over 300 employees. As CEO of the company, she oversees day to day operations and administrative functions, including financial management. Ingrid’s fiscal, strategic and management skills balance the creative genius of her husband and they are celebrating 20 years together in business!
Ingrid is an active member of International Live Events Association (ILEA) representing the Denver Chapter. She has served on the local board (including chapter President) as well as on the International Board of Governors. She is currently serving as International President Elect and will be ILEA International President in 2017-18.
Ingrid holds a BS in Foods Merchandising from Valparaiso University. She and Cade live in Greenwood Village with their two children, Trae & Breck. In her free time, she values yoga, fitness, gardening and wine!