Meet The Producer: Jonathan Zani

June 16, 2017 Joe Luft

Meet The Producer: Jonathan Zani

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Behind the creative force of Kehoe Designs, there are artisans, craftsmen, and visionaries who create one-of-a-kind, memorable experiences for you and your guests. This is our spin on getting to know the Kehoe Design’s team on a more personal level! This week we’d like you to meet, Jonathan Zani, Technical Producer.

Our attempt at “20 Questions in 60 Seconds” – Meet, Jon!

1. What three traits define you? 

Consideration for others, love for my pup, and a willingness to participate.

2. What is your personal philosophy?

Hustle harder.

3. What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?

My cast iron skillet.

4. What is the greatest challenge you have had to overcome in your life thus far?

Moving 10 hours away from my family.

5. What is the one thing you cannot resist?

Pistachio ice cream.

6. What is your greatest fear?

A missed opportunity.

7. Where is your favorite place to be?

Lake Shore running path.

8. What is your favorite thing to do?

Anything with a small concert venue.

9. Where is the best place you’ve traveled?


10. What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever had?

I was a giant inflatable cup for Smoothie King.

11. What does true leadership mean to you?

Being able to communicate effectively.

12. What inspires you most in your day-to-day life?


13. What has been the most important innovation you have witnessed in your lifetime?

Personal computer.

14. What do you enjoy most working at Kehoe Designs?

It’s more like a family than it is as a workplace.

15. What’s your inner spirit animal?

My dog.

16. What are your three most overused words/phrases?

Right? Um… and no worries.

17. How do you define success?

Being able to be forward-thinking.

18. What is the best book you have ever read?

The Wallcreeper by Nell Zink.

19. Why events? There are so many careers out there.  Why this one?

Because your deadlines are parties.

20. What excites you the most at Kehoe Designs?

The creativity we have as a team.


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Whether producing or attending one, Jonathan is always ready for a party – and if it’s immersive and high-energy, all the better! Jonathan fell for production the very first time he saw a client’s look of awe walking into their own event.


To begin your journey in the passion-filled world of event design & décor, contact us or call us for an appointment at 312.421.0030!

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