Brooke Palmer is the creative mastermind behind r.s.b.p. Events. With the exquisite taste she inherited from her mother, and an entrepreneurial spirit instilled by her father, she has dabbled in event planning and business since she was a toddler. Creating tea parties for friends at five, and discovering a knack for event design at her and her twin sister's birthday pool parties, all while managing a profitable lemonade stand, her hidden talent was noticed early on by her inner circle.
A self-proclaimed 'closet nerd', with a spunky identical twin, Ms. Palmer graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Molecular Biology and is currently finishing at The University of South Florida with a Master's in Environmental Science, all before pursuing her MBA at the University of Florida. An accomplished student, golfer, lacrosse player and drummer, beneath those blonde locks, she has a beautiful mind, and furthermore, it is a known fact that she can run in high heels.
Born and raised in Washington, DC, this happy-go-lucky femme fatale has committed the last six years pursuing philanthropic endeavors with all sorts of charitable organizations including The Arts Center, the 13 Ugly Men, the Tampa Theatre and most recently she was tapped as the scene columnist for Tampa Bay Metro Magazine after stints with TBT* and Bay News 9 and has since moved on as the party planning expert on Daytime, Tampa's NBC Affiliate's syndicated morning show, in over 100
As President of r.s.b.p. events, she handles high profile clients and foundation events for professional athletes and celebrities including Ryan Nece, Vincent Lecavalier, Warren Sapp, Jared Jeffries, Mike Peterson and Simeon Rice, and has thrown parties for FHM, Stuff, Heineken, and Ciroc Vodka. For Super Bowl XLIII, Brooke was tapped to plan the P. Diddy Good Life Experience for Diddy, Deion Sanders and Winky Wright, as well as manage Sponsorships for the NFL sanctioned Super Bowl Breakfast and handle details for Michael Clayton’s celebrity gala at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Brooke was named 30 under 30 by the TBBJ in 2005 and is a finalist for the Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2009 Young Businesswoman of the Year. She was also named the 2008 Suncoast Woman of the Year by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society raising $60,000 in a ten week fundraising campaign, setting the chapter record for a woman. Her additional interests include her dogs, traveling, good books, golfing and pilates. She remains active through her volunteer work, golf lessons, lacrosse, the occasional good bottle of champagne, teaching herself French, and being 'crafty'-- all while trying to save the world from its perils… or its event mishaps.