Meet the Team
Crystal Walker, Owner & Managing Partner
As a founding partner of Idea Fountain, Crystal brings over 20 years of experience to the table in the hospitality industry. You can depend on Crystal to give her full attention to the details and deliver her commitment to excellence in customer service. Her passion to give her clients a unique experience ensures that you can focus fully on your guests and never sweat the small stuff. Gaining her immense respect among leading professional partners and contacts throughout the Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex, Crystal is an active member of NACE, TxACOM, RYP and the Dallas CVB. Her diverse skills include photography, catering management, transport logistics, and entertainment production. Her resources and skills allow her to stretch the limits for great events. She ensures that Idea Fountain continues to keep up with the latest trends in team building and casino events to suit the growing needs of modern business.
Charles Dyga, Co-Founder
Charles is one of the founding partners of Idea Fountain, with his 30 plus years of industry experience he is a true asset to the company. Charles is one you can depend on to bring reality to an event. Keeping an eye on the bottom line, he ensures his clients get the best possible experience with out breaking the bank. Born in New York and raised in Florida, Charles moved to Texas the first chance he could and has called Texas home for over 30 years. Charles has had the pleasure of managing high profile events with professional golfers all over the Metroplex. If you cannot find him helping out with an event you can bet he is somewhere on the back nine shooting for par. As a company we could not do this without his expertise.
Emily Coussens, Program Advisor
A native Oregonian, prior to landing in the Big “D” Emily, joined our team by way of Portland, Seattle, Sweden and Washington D.C. After two years of learning the Texas slang, she spread her wings and moved to NY. Emily has patience like no other; her sweet calm demeanor puts our clients and owner at ease. She is always on the lookout for the newest and greatest event concepts to help keep Idea Fountain at the forefront of what is new. Emily first broke into the event industry when she was 16 years old and has stayed ever since. She has continued to gain experience in many different niches such as wedding planning, catering, marketing, and team building. Emily graduated from the University of Washington in 2012, earning a degree in communication and music. With her creative background, Emily helps create fun and exciting new programs that her clients absolutely love.