Meet Our Sales and Events Team

Contact: 508-717-6833,

Jackie Sahagian, Director of Catering & Events, New Bedford Whaling Museum

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Jackie is Director of Catering & Events for the New Bedford Whaling Museum and is part of the Russell Morin Catering & Events staff. She has been in the industry for years and has successfully executed a wide variety of events from nonprofit social events, corporate events to high-end weddings. She is very resourceful and makes it her utmost priority to not only meet but surpass her clients’ needs and expectations. Her warm, accommodating personality, eye for detail, and creative flair allows for her clients’ requests to become a stunning reality!





Casey Nelson, Sales & Events Manager, New Bedford Whaling Museum

Casey NelsonThe Sales & Events Manager, Casey Nelson, will help you create an inspiring and memorable catered event at the Whaling Museum with the help of Russell Morin Fine Catering & Events.

Casey’s comprehensive and calm personality, along with her positive attitude, ensures every event she executes will be planned to perfection. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, with a degree in Business Management and a concentration in Meetings & Event Management, she has always wanted to pursue a career in the event industry. Casey has years of experience handling all aspects of events, giving her a keen insight into all the components of executing a flawless wedding or celebration, by gaining experience from Longwood Events in Newport, RI and alongside PDR Events in East Greenwich, RI. These experiences aided her in fine tuning her skills to become the role of Sales & Events Manager at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

She enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her pup, long summer days on the beach, and exploring her neighborhood in Jamestown, Rhode Island.


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Last modified: November 28, 2017