Dewayne and Michelle Gainey are the founders of Society 414. They have been married for 15+ years and know the importance of dating to stay engaged with one another. They felt if they had the desire for unique alternatives to date night, there might be other couples that would also.
Society 414 was founded to get couples out of the dinner and a movie rut. Michelle and Dewayne enjoy coming up with themes that couples can enjoy and more importantly, are already planned. And even more, they love seeing the connections that are formed between couples at each event.
Dewayne is a Georgia native, born and raised in Macon before settling in Atlanta. He brings logic and technical-know-how to the 414, and claims his title should be “official taste tester.” He loves trying new food and will try anything at least once. When he’s not taste-testing menu items and interjecting logic into plans for the next big event, he’s managing projects of his own. Dewayne owns his own company that specializes in retrofitting commercial buildings with energy efficient lighting systems.
Michelle is by trade an event designer and planner. Dreaming up beautiful environments is her forte, and her implementation is impeccable. She gets it done and does it well. She thrives on collaborating with the best-of-the-best and is passionate about encouraging connections and relationships. When she is not busy designing floor plans, beautiful vignettes, and coordinating with our Society Artists to make each event spectacular, she can be found doing the same for her discerning clients through Lemiga Events.