Meet the Team
Lisa Stokes – President
Central Pennsylvania native, Lisa Stokes is the owner and president of B.R.P.
Entertainment. B.R.P. connects entertainment and speakers to
She began her career at Penn National Race Course, located in Grantville,
PA, where her position went from Group Sales Assistant to Director of
Marketing for the publicly traded company during her 18 year tenure.
During that time she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Special
Education at Millersburg University, but after a promotion to
Marketing Director at Penn National, she pursued a marketing career.
Her career took a turn in April 1999 when she partnered in the purchase
of then Bruce Rohrbach Productions. Changing the name to B.R.P.
Entertainment, the company is celebrating over 50 years as a successful
business in Central PA. In
2007, B.R.P. became a licensed vendor to provide
entertainment to state casinos in addition to corporate and
Lisa has a strong commitment to the community in which she lives and
works. She served as the International President of Executive Women
International, is a Director for the Harrisburg Regional Chamber the
YWCA Friends Board and The Salvation Advisory Board, and serves on
various committees at local chambers and convention bureaus. She is a
member of the International Entertainment Buyers Association, St.
Thomas UCC, and The Hershey Partnership.
Sarah Marencic – Office Manager
Sarah received a degree in mathematics from Gettysburg College and later pursued her teaching certification from Millersville University. She worked as a secondary mathematics teacher in Lancaster for 4 years and spent one year teaching English abroad in Sano, Japan. After deciding on a new career path when she returned to the Harrisburg area, Sarah joined B.R.P. in 2012.
Jordan Sallade – Office Administrator
Jordan attended school pursuing an education degree at Penn State University and Harrisburg Area Community College. After getting married and starting a family of her own, Jordan began exploring new career paths and joined B.R.P in 2018.
As a native to the Hershey area, Jordan is passionate for her community and serving others. She holds a secretary position of the board for a local non-profit organization that specializes in caring for and providing a nurturing, safe environment for children within the community. In her spare time, Jordan loves to host get togethers and travel. She often is looking for a new antique shop or unique small town to explore. But most of all, Jordan loves to spend time with her family and friends.
Our dedicated entertainment consultants assist clients with entertainment and speaker needs. Our consultants are experts in the entertainment industry and are able to suggest performers, a recommended timeline for an event, or help originate ideas to make events memorable for our clients as well as their attendees.
Ann Marie Knorr-Fischer – Entertainment Consultant
Ann Marie is a graduate from Central Penn Business College and Penn State Harrisburg. After graduation she took a position as the Assistant House Manager at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg, PA. There she provided support for a variety of shows ranging from local resident companies to touring national acts. A few years later, she changed course and went to work at the Holiday Inn East as the Events Manager. There, she was able to expand her skill set by coordinating various details for all functions at the hotel.
As a member of our team, Ann Marie was able to utilize her skills and talents that she acquired in previous positions and work diligently finding both national and local acts, as well as keynote speakers, for corporate companies, non – profit organizations, and various other clients. She is an expert on event details and always has a great idea up her sleeve. Additionally to her professional time spent at B.R.P, Ann Marie is a member of MPMPI and sits on their education committee. She also sits on the board of the Keystone Assault – Control Board.
In Ann Marie’s limited spare time, she enjoys volunteering for theatre organizations, playing football on PA’s all women’s contact football team, and spending time with her loved ones.
Jason Carst – Entertainment Consultant
Jason started with B.R.P at the end of 2017 and is a great addition to the team! He is a musician himself and has provided entertainment for many clients large and small in the Central P.A. area and beyond.
Jason is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania. While in school, he honed his musicianship by playing with friends at local coffee houses and at gatherings around campus. Deemed the “Human Jukebox” by his peers, Jason began working on his stage persona and took it upon himself to learn all of the crowd favorites.
After graduation, Jason accepted a position in the Security/Integration field. He quickly worked his way into sales and realized his ability to connect with people and assist them in finding what they need was exactly what he needed to succeed. After many successful years in the business, Jason wanted to further pursue his interests in the entertainment industry and music. He began playing live on a regular basis and then shortly began working with B.R.P Entertainment as a preferred artist and now as a entertainment consultant.
As an avid boater and lover of the water, summertime and great music, Jason is the house musician for The Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat. A true family man, Jason spends most of his free time with his wife and two children. He enjoys coaching various sports teams and spending the weekends with his family.