From ideation to event activation

We are experiential experts. Our team of event management connoisseurs are dedicated to bringing your vision into fruition – with stellar design, strategic conception-to-execution planning, and unparalleled attention-to-detail. No matter what, our projects are always on time, on budget, and on point.

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the FM Process


Our process begins with you booking a strategy session with us in order to gain clarity on your needs, your time frame and your vision.


Our team of event curators formulate an entire design scheme, handle the logistics, and craft a seamless experience that aligns with your vision.


During this stage we confer with you to solidify and refine last minute details, and to ensure your event is unfolding the way that you imagined.


This is where your vision and our hard work comes into fruition. Watch your vision manifest into a fully loaded event production experience that you and your guests are sure to never forget. 


We specialize in leveling up events of all types 

We are a full-service management company dedicated to leveling up events of all types – with “can-do” fervor and stellar results to match. We specialize in getting the job done right, the first time. We pride ourselves on offering simplistic pricing, smooth processes, and even greater events.

What we offer

Top-Notch Execution

We understand that events are time consuming financial investments. We’ve successfully managed more than 500 plus events by connecting strategy and design with innovative technology to drive brands and businesses forward. We handle:







Make Your Next Event Pop!

Let us do the heavy lifting. literally.
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The proof is in the production

Creative Curation

Evoke BEPrint Tour | Mixer & Workshop

 This 2-day event centered on new life transformation service for women – by women. We garnered hundreds of emails, sold merchandise and shared the overview of the service with a room full of supporters. This event spanned across 5 cities.

Elegance Remixed

General Motors | NCAA | Shadow League Mixer 

In 2017, we brought music, sports and more than 400 car enthusiasts together to revel in the luxury of the brand new GM Buick Lacrosse.

Hi, I’m Nina Payne!

In 2000, Foundation Management, LLC, was birthed as an Artist & Event Management Company. With pure focus and drive, FMLLC quickly grew from a single LLC to a company managing more than 20 independent contractors – grabbing the attention of national artist management and event companies across the map.

I’ve also spearheaded event productions for General Motors, Detroit Police Department, Buick, Detroit Public Safety Foundation, Detroit Grand Prix, Delta, Shell, ASAE Conference, City of Detroit, Chene Park, EvokLife, DAPCEP, and many more.I’ve had the opportunity to travel the world and collaborate with some amazing talent in the areas of Artist, Road, Tour, Project, Production and Event Management. I’ve worked with a bevy of powerhouse artists such as KEM, Vickie Winans, Anthony Hamilton, Avery Sunshine, Anthony Anderson, Jay Moss, Ledisi, Steve Harvey, Nephew Tommy, Dorinda Clark, along with a host of many local, up-and-coming rising stars

Our Clients Trust Us

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Our mission is to provide executive-level client services, creating unforgettable experiences and making an impact in our community. And we’ve done just that for many of our clients – ranging from small, intimate experiences with 100 attendees to vast spaces and large events, amassing more than 180,000 attendees. 


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Years of Experience

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Our Team

At Foundation Management, we understand we are only as good as the sum of our parts. Our amazing team of hardworking, creative, and driven curators are what separates us from the rest of the competition. We band together rain or shine, no matter how complex the task may be – to get it done. Meet the squad below.  #squadgoals


operations manager

This educator may be new to the team, but she’s no stranger to putting her strong attention-to-detail to great use.

marketing & social media coordinator

When she’s not saving the world, one engaging post at a time, she’s generating exposure in other ways.

Content Manager

She may analyze insightful metrics and best practices by day, but she’s the ultimate roller derby queen by night.

event manager

This musician may cook up hot dishes in the kitchen, but his management style creates the perfect recipe for a productive run-of-show.

account manager

This self-proclaimed foodie is able to perfectly balance a client base that’s as diverse as her food palette.

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Foundation Management LLC is a full-service management event company specializing in both small and large-scale events – with “can-do” fervor and stellar results to match. We specialize in getting the job done right, the first time. We pride ourselves on offering simplistic pricing, smooth processes, and even greater events


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1420 Washington

Suite 301

Detroit, MI 48076


(248) 797-9311

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