Vault 634 Event Team

Lyn Cunningham

Director Of Events

Eric Paez

Event Sales Manager

Mahea Bowen

Event Assistant
Antonio Santiago

Antonio Santiago

Executive Chef
Abby Morris

Abby Morris

Sous Chef
Craig Werkheiser

Craig Werkheiser

Mixologist

Lyn Cunningham

Director Of Events

Lyn joined Vault 634 with over twenty years of experience in the events and hospitality industries. She has combined her passion for details with her extensive knowledge of general operational practices, menu design, and event coordination to redefine the standard for events in Eastern Pennsylvania.

Lyn grew up in California and received her bachelor’s degree from Xavier University. She developed her vast event knowledge and expertise while working in consulting roles in some of the most notable venues across the country. Lyn personally oversaw the establishment and launch of Vault 634 in May 2018, while simultaneously coordinating client events and building her Event Team.

Eric Paez

Eric Paez

Event Sales Manager

Eric joined the Vault 634 team as the Event Sales Manager in January 2018. Equipped with more than fifteen years of experience in hotel sales and catering, Eric is directly responsible for client event planning, menu development, and day-of coordination. Eric’s fantastic eye for detail and extensive knowledge of the event industry lead him to play a vital role in the launch of the Vault 634 in May 2018.

Originally from Silver City, New Mexico, Eric discovered a passion for event planning while attending New Mexico State University. After earning his degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, he went on to work for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, LRA Worldwide Consulting, and Kalahari Resorts and Conventions.

Mahea Bowen

Mahea Bowen

Event Assistant

Mahea has been an invaluable member of the Event Team at Vault 634 since its Grand Opening in May 2018. Mahea specializes in the fine details and has assisted in a variety of capacities ranging from event setup and preparation to day-of coordination.

Mahea was born in Hawaii, and later attended East Stroudsburg University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Recreation Services Management. Before joining the Vault 634 team, Mahea worked at the Reading Public Museum, where she assisted with the execution of a wide variety of styled events.

Antonio Santiago

Antonio Santiago

Executive Chef

Chef Antonio discovered his passion for the culinary arts while working as a Prep Cook when he was fifteen years old. His commitment and dedication to advancing his craft earned him the title of Executive Chef at the young age of twenty-four.

Chef Antonio continued to advance his skillset at the Art Institute of Philadelphia Culinary School, where he graduated at the top of his class. Throughout his career he prepared meals for a variety of celebrities, including Madonna, Lenox Lewis, and Timbaland.

Abby Morris

Abby Morris

Sous Chef

Chef Abby realized her passion for the culinary arts at a very young age and has dedicated her career to developing new and innovative dishes. Previously, Chef Abby worked under Chef Nathan Thatcher, where she grew her skillset with modernist cooking and sous vide practices. Abby later worked under Chef Joshua Homacki to develop her skillset with French-inspired cuisine.

Chef Abby combines her specializations in Modern American Cuisine and Molecular Gastronomy to introduce incredible dishes and unique flares to the Vault 634 culinary spectrum.

Craig Werkheiser

Craig Werkheiser

Mixologist

Mr. Werkheiser spent more than twelve years in the hospitality industry, developing his highly creative palette for custom libations before bringing his talents to the halls of Vault 634. Throughout his career he spent time learning every facet of the business, from the art of bartending to developing a fully comprehensive understanding of beer and spirits and went on to help open a variety of successful local establishments.

Craig was named the 2019 Eastern Pennsylvania’s Art P.O.P. Billboard competition and continues to hone his creativity across photography, fine art, and graphic design. Craig was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Bethlehem.