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Nann S. Philips
Founder & CEO
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Candace Wallner
Event Operations
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Toncie Roberson
Travel Services

Scurry Street Meetings & Events is an independent minority- and woman-owned
event management firm based in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas (USA) area, with clients located
throughout the United States. We help corporate, association, and non-profit organizations make their business events better by providing full-service face-to-face and digital meeting and
event management, onsite event support, contract negotiation, housing management, exhibitor and sponsor development, speaker relations, and more. We take a very entrepreneurial approach to our work and are always mindful of how our efforts, actions, and decisions will position our Clients for future growth.


Our Team

Scurry Street’s founder, Nann S. Philips, CMP, CMM, DES, PMED, is an accomplished business
event professional with more than two decades of experience pro
ducing a wide range of
world-class events and experiences. Scurry Street’s portfolio of Clients includes industry-
leading organizations in the retail, non-profit, association, military, healthcare,
pharmaceutical, and technology sectors.


When not serving her Clients, Nann volunteers her time and talent with various charitable
non-profit and professional organizations and has volunteered on numerous boards of
directors and committees supporting the meetings and events industry. Scurry Street is
named after the home where Nann lived as a child, to honor her family and remember her
roots. She is an avid movie buff, travel enthusiast, and technology geek. Nann lives near
Dallas, Texas with her husband and two very spoiled rescue dogs.



Candace Wallner has dedicated her entire professional career to association management,
leveraging her expertise to support national and regional organizations in the medical,
human resources and retail sectors. She has a passion for improving processes, prioritization
and working smarter. Her breadth of experience includes managing technology solutions,
championing complex projects, copywriting, managing website content, creating
communication plans, documenting processes, customer service, ensuring brand integrity,
and managing volunteers.


Candace lives near Austin, Texas with her husband and their two young girls. Outside of work,
Candace is an avid live music fan and festival attendee. She loves to explore local breweries
and dives. She also enjoys growing veggies in the backyard, cooking and entertaining friends
and family. Volunteering on the school PTA board and coordinating the family’s schedule
keeps her very busy.


Toncie Roberson, CMP CTA® , ACC, is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, who turned her military experience and training into a post military career in the event and travel industry. Her experience in project management, Information Technology and the military’s “all-expense paid” travels fuel her passion to organize, coordinate events and travel to create memorable, professional and successful events for her clients. 


Toncie lives near Dallas, Texas with her husband.  Toncie serves with her husband in their gospel ministry.  They have five (5) adult children, two grand-daughters and one great-granddaughter.  Toncie loves to shop, read and travel, especially on cruise ships. Toncie is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Certified Travel Agent (CTA®) and an Accredited Cruise Consultant (ACC).

Nann's home on Scurry Street
in Big Spring, TX, ca 1976
unofficial mascots


Beth Brooks, CAE
Executive Director, Texas College of Emergency Physicians

“Nann has a great work ethic, is a great writer and communicator with excellent follow-up. She did a wonderful job selling our exhibit booths and sponsorships. Highly recommend her.”

Kathie Niesen, CMP

Chief of Staff, Pedorthic Footcare Association

“INann is great to work with. She is a true go-getter. She is very conscientious and has a great work ethic. No job is too big or small and she works to make sure the end product is what the client wants.

Rick Robinson,

Managing Director at Ramsee Consulting Group l Vistage
Trusted Advisor

“I have collaborated with Nann on several different projects over the last seven years.
Nann is smart, creative, energetic, positive, and a pleasure to work with. She is a high-
character individual, and I cannot recommend her highly enough!”

Chris Ball,

Account Executive at Belo Media Group

“Nann has a comprehensive skill set which allows her to create long-lasting relationships
with clients at all levels. She is extremely detail-oriented and has excellent customer
service skills, as well as follow-up. When we worked side-by-side on many projects, Nann
was the person everyone looked to for guidance in completing the projects. If I were given
the opportunity in the future, I'd love to have her on my team again.”

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