Thokeina KemFranchise Owner & Operator
Thokeina was born and raised in Northern Virginia by first generation Cambodian Immigrants. Witnessing generational wealth and entrepreneurship being established firsthand with his parents, he learned what took to be successful. A constant competitor in sports at a young age is where Thokeina gained the determination in wanting to be the best. As a multifaceted leader, he developed a keen sense of empathy and a love for giving back to his community. A true family man, he is never afraid of making sacrifices, and is always optimistic of every outcome. through his experiences, he has forged himself into being the best at his field, and still understanding the emotional connection needed for his clients and customers.
Prior to becoming an EventPrep franchise owner, Thokeina experienced early success as an entrepreneur/owner of his own facility maintenance business. Contracting with fortune 500 companies such as Verizon, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and Virginia Commerce Bank, his contracted work spanned across the U.S. from Virginia to California. This all transpired before he turned 24.
After eight years of success in the facilities business, Thokeina felt it was time to pursue his passion and transitioned into the world of hospitality and event planning and became an EventPrep Franchise owner. From as far back as he remembers, Thokeina was the go-to person for events, whether a family event, a college event or a company event. Thokeina’s extensive skills in operations, logistics, customer service and contracting, coupled true with his extrovert personality makes him a natural success as an event planner!
EventPrep propelled Thokeina’s vision in creating exciting and interactive events for everyone, and he is ready to help you!