Chet Fortney – Owner, CEO

Chet Fortney has served as owner and CEO of the Company since 2000. Mr. Fortney is responsible for the financial health, long term vision and strategic planning of the business as well as overseeing operations, inventory management, and sales and marketing. Prior to forming A1 Party, Mr. Fortney was owner and President of A1 Equipment Rentals Inc. until 1999 when it was acquired by Hertz, the second largest equipment rental company in the nation. Chet attended the University of Southern California.

Rene Martinez – COO Shareholder

Rene Martinez has served as Vice President and COO of the company since 2000. As a shareholder, Rene works directly with Mr. Fortney. Rene is responsible for sales development and lead generation as well as overseeing all aspects of the rental process including operations, inventory management and project coordination. Prior to joining A1 Party, Mr. Martinez was the General Manager of Abbey Event Services in Los Angeles and was the Sales Event Coordinator for Canvas Specialty. Rene has traveled the United States managing high profile rental projects such as the Olympic events, world movie premieres, business conferences, major sporting events, and concerts.

From your first point-of-contact with a rental consultant or special events coordinator to our leadership team, our staff are total guardians for the success of your event.

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  • Accounting & Human Resources
  • Inside Sales
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Project Managers
  • Sales Assistants
  • Special Event Coordinators
Michael Martinez – Sales Manager
Hector Rodriguez – Rental Coordinator
Cindy Santiago – Rental Coordinator
John Kenieutubbe – Rental Coordinator
Simon Demchuk – Rental Coordinator
Silvino Vivanco – Rental Coordinator
Steven Martinez – General Manager
Carlos Ortega – Purchasing and Manufacturing
Oscar Melendez – Operations Manager
Gabriel Madera – CAD Design
Mike Martinez – Marketing
Arlene Lapadat – Accountant
Roxanne McLaughlin – Human Resources
Ida Martinez – Executive Assistant to the CEO
Marcos Madrigal – Project Manager
Stefanie Rigazzi – Project Manager
Angela Barrera – Project Manager
Valerie Baeza- Assistant to COO
Dolores Martinez – Sales Assistant
Paula Gutierrez – Sales Assistant
Samantha Macomber – Inside Sales
Patsy Ramirez – Inside Sales

Our Staff Is Awesome!

Call us today at (866) A1-Party