Doing whatever it takes is the baseline, and going above and beyond is commonplace.
Chantel Clea Goins is an Event Producer and Certified Event Planning Professional. With over a decade of experience, she is driven by the philosophy that doing whatever it takes is the baseline, and going above and beyond to enhance the brand is commonplace.
From concept to curtains, Chantel maximizes on her God-given gifts of organization and attention to detail to effectively manage and lead teams in various aspects of live event production. Often recognized for her unyielding drive, focus and enthusiasm, Chantel is a true visionary and proven leader in the planning and production of large scale events. No matter the role, from Production Coordinator to Executive Producer, when Chantel is entrusted with a project, she applies her knowledge and experience and operates with integrity and efficiency, all while delivering on-time and within budget.
During her 15 year tenure at the NAACP, Chantel reformatted and executive produced the NAACP Spingarn Awards Gala, served as Segment Producer for the NAACP Image Awards Nominees' Press Conference and worked as a Production Assistant for the NAACP Image Awards Show.
Chantel also had the opportunity to work on the production team for the 2016 Gracie Awards Show serve as well as a Segment Producer for Studio 2016/DNC Live during the 2016 Democratic National Convention. She has worked on the production team for the 2016 Evolution of Gospel at the Kennedy Center; 2016 and 2017 Gracie Awards Show as the Production Manager; Production Manager for the 2017 Essence Festival for the Path to Power Stage; Production Manager for the 2017 Telacu Scholarship Gala; Speaker/Talent Executive for the 2017 National Black MBA Association Conference. Chantel has also served as the Client Manager for Digital Conventions on American College of Cardiology Conference (ACC), the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Conference (AIPAC) and the Credit Union National Association Conference (CUNA).
Chantel Clea Goins, CMP
President & Chief Executive Officer
Lafayette O. Goins
Chief Operating Officer
Lafayette O. Goins oversees the operations of Clea Event Productions. He is a high-energy sales and marketing manager with a solid track record of community and business engagement.
Lafayette has extensive experience serving as a manager in the car sales industry for over ten years. He is the lead staff in client relations, sales and marketing and is charged with setting quarterly and yearly goals for employee development, customer service, portfolio management, cost control, product marketing, and training and digital and new media marketing.