in the business of making connections

about us

At Tikes, we are in the business of making connections. These connections impact everyone from fledgling entrepreneurs to corporate board members and everyone in between.

Tikes is an association/event management company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with over three decades of industry experience. Our goal with all of our clients is to provide the professionalism and personal touch that every group needs to be successful.


our associations



Tikes employs a team of seven full-time professionals with backgrounds in executive management, fundraising, finance, accounting, event planning, information technology, marketing, graphic design, social media, web design, catering and administration. Combined, our team has over 50+ years of experience in these fields.

Kelly Szejko


Andrea Grimm

Office Support Administrator

Debbie Hunkele

Executive Assistant

JD Rauterkus


Ian Szejko

Director of Marketing & IT

Jordan Tarr

Marketing & IT Administrator

Andrea Toth

Director of Office & Event Operations