Lidice Ortiz (Founder)

A highly motivated and competent Team Leader with 10 years of extensive professional experience at various levels of Sales, Marketing and Management in the hospitality field. Her work has included successful corporate strategy sessions, golf tournaments and event production with innovative ideas and extensive liaison with corporate clients. She moved to Louisiana in 2015 and felt in love with the Cajun Culture and Festivals. Her deep passion is to create exceptional “mementos” for any occasion. Events are her Dream.

Yasmin Carrizales (Co-Founder)

Since she was fifteen years old, she has been enthusiastic in organizing school events, and friend’s private parties. Her enthusiastic personality motivated her to be part of a nonprofit organization in Lafayette, ACLA. She became president of Asociación Cultural Latino Acadiana in 2005-2015; she was one of the co-founders of the Latin Music Festival. She produced and hosted differences collateral events for fundraising such as Galas for the organization.

Yasmin and Lidice met in 2015 at their volunteer time at ACLA. During that time, they began a friendship that combined their roots, giving an unique Latin flavor and a good taste to all the events they organized.  Together they shared a dream to create their own company and that’s how MOMENTOUS came along.