My favorite part of planning is the actual day! I love seeing all the pieces come together and the plans come to life. I truly have a passion for designing and creating unforgettable experiences for my clients from the beginning to the end!

I am creative and organized and will make sure every last detail is taken care of, so the only thing you have to worry about is enjoying yourself and making memories!

I have been in the hospitality industry planning fabulous weddings and events for 15+ years throughout the Midwest including 10 years in Downtown Chicago and 4 years in Columbus, Ohio. My husband and I moved to Sarasota, FL 3 and a half years ago and have fallen in love with it! 

I have coordinated in stunning hotels including the five star Sofitel Chicago Water Tower in downtown Chicago as well as unique venues, such as the Frank Lloyd Wright Rookery Building in Chicago, Chicago History Museum, and The Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, Ohio.

Since relocating to Florida, I have been fortunate to be able to coordinate beautiful weddings and events at The Ritz Carlton Sarasota, Selby Gardens, Powel Crosley, The Mote Aquarium, Historic Spanish Point, Palmetto B&B, Michaels on East, The Westin, Hyatt Regency, The Field Club, Hilton Tampa, as well as many other venues in the Sarasota/Tampa Bay area.

Nothing is more important to me than making your day exactly what you want it to be. I would love to work with you to make your special wedding or event the perfect memory!


Samantha is the lead wedding and event coordinator. She is a New Yorker by heart, but has been in Florida for awhile now. She is a super fashionista, which makes her a fantastic asset for LDE as she is super creative at putting colors and designs together. She is a great team player and her favorite part of any wedding or event is definitely the client's reaction when they get a first look at the finished space!

Sarasota, florida

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