Ali Burding, Event Manager


Joined the Riggs team in 2014.

When not planning events she enjoys

 traveling the globe, going to Sunday brunch and exploring the DMV area.

She is a 2013 graduate of Loyola University New Orleans.




Angela Dimopoulos, Director of

Sales & Marketing


A proud 2007 graduate of University of Maryland, Angela began her career immediately after graduating. She enjoys being at the beach and doing anything outdoors. Her favorite place on campus is enjoying lunch in the Moxley Garden.

Cassie Klemish, Event Manager


Joined the Riggs team in 2012. When not planning events, Cassie enjoys spending time with her black Labrador, Bentley. She is a 2010 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Rhea Smirlock,  Event Manager


Joined the Riggs team in 2014 and is a proud 2009 alumni of the University of Maryland. When she is not planning events she can be found face painting and spending time with her two cats, Hank and Runkle.When not at Riggs you can find Rhea hanging at The Clarice, where she worked as an undergrad.

Sienna Smith, Event Sales Coordinator


Joined the team in fall 2015. A 2011 graduate of Towson University. When not planning events Sienna is planning her Fall 2017 wedding, traveling, playing tourist in DC, and watching HGTV.