About Us

Meet the staff

Waynette Anderson

President
Waynette Anderson has more than 21 years of advertising experience. Her original career path was retail management in the field of fine jewelry. She then went on to master the world of advertising sales in the event, radio and sports marketing arenas. She developed a love for creating events that served the interests of so many in the Roanoke Valley.

Kimberly Billings

Director of Operations
Kimberly Billings has more than 7 years or event management experience. She has a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Roanoke College and has worked planning events for the Salem/Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce. Kimberly wears many hats as the company's Director of Operations.

Tanis Enos

Promotions Director
Tanis started as temporary event staff in the summer of 2019. After graduating from Radford University with a bachelor's degree in Media Studies and a concentration in Production Technology, she has moved to a full-time position as Promotions Director. With 4 years in radio and 3 years in customer service, she is ready to take on the event business.

Event Marketing and Consulting


Sponsor Hounds is an event marketing and consulting company. For year's we've been producing some of the largest events in Roanoke. There is not a single company in Southwest Virginia with more event knowledge and experience.

Timeline

In November, inspired by her passion for events and the desire to do things at the highest level, Waynette Anderson created Sponsor Hounds.
Sponsor Hounds produced its first amazing events.
Sponsor Hounds began producing festivals and corporate events for other organizations in Roanoke.
Some of Roanoke's largest festivals were born while Sponsor Hounds began looking for its own ideal event space.
While Sponsor Hounds Events continued to grow the opportunity to work with The Bridges to create an event facility presented itself.
Dr Pepper Park at the Bridges opened in May. It is the result of years of hard work and we know you'll enjoy the seamless event experience at our unique facility.
Dr Pepper Park at the Bridges celebrates its 5-year anniversary and 6th season in Roanoke, VA