The Heart Behind InStyle Events



Tammy Nucci

Cfo — Founding Partner


Tammy is described as leading with her heart and mind. Tammy Nucci has 15 + years in the field of education and employee relations as Director of a successful multi-site non-profit organization mentoring over 600 employees and over 50 leaders. She has been an effective leader in creating an organizational culture of excellence through fostering authentic relationships amongst communities and employees at both the frontline and corporate level. Tammy has a strong passion for employee engagement as well as leadership, this has led her to travel the globe in effort to find a diversity of strategies that would inspire dynamic team building practices as well as employee morale and conduct. 

Tammy is a believer in employees being any businesses #1 asset and therefore has spent countless hours putting together conferences, with upwards of 500 employees, that educate, influence and empower employees. As a result creating a more positive work environment and long term service amongst them. Tammy has incredible management and leadership skills, that combined with her passion, is what ultimately gave her the notion to branch out on her own, extending her professional career in public speaking, business consulting and leadership coaching allowing her to bring her enthusiasm to others who could really benefit from her experience. However, if you ask Tammy she would tell you her most remarkable accomplishment in life is being a mother to her beautiful daughter Kiera.


  • Masters in Leadership — Guelph University
  • Executive Leadership Coaching Certification — Guelph University
  • Bachelor of Education — Brock University
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma and Child Psychology Diploma — Centennial College
  • RECE — College of Early Childhood Educators

“Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others after an experience with you becomes your trademark”.  Jay Danzie



Kristen Straughan

CEO — Founding Partner


Kristen is a certified Public Relations and communications specialist who has joined forces with executives and solopreneurs to grow their personal and professional brands, human-to-human. After spending nearly a decade working in Public Relations, Communications and Event Management for multilevel brands and startups, Kristen knows what truly drives conversions—and it’s not mastering the marketing flavour of the week. It’s how well you connect with the heart-beating people you’re trying to help and communicate your understanding back to them.

Kristen has a passion for creating new things, whether it's in business or in life and regardless if what it is, you can bet it will be fun and engaging. In addition to her extensive Public Relations and communications experience, Kristen is also a licensed Real Estate Agent. 


  • Communications and Public Relations Diploma — Fenshawe College
  • Real Estate License — OREA College

"If you can't beat fear, just do it scared."