At Proud to Plan, we’re polished professionals – our team is experienced in events and our reputation proves it. We’ve handled just about every scenario and know how to keep you focused during planning. We understand how to bring it all together and make for a beautiful, romantic, and stress-free day that will impress your guests. When you hire Proud to Plan, you can have confidence that our presence will ensure your wedding day will run smoothly and you’ll have an incredible and memorable time.
If you’re looking for first-rate wedding experts, you’ve come to the right place! We have a full staff of established and experienced professionals that consistently go above and beyond the call of duty to create unforgettable events. With more than 75 years experience under our belts and a handful of celebrity clients in our portfolio, you will have the best-of-the-best running your event!
It’s no surprise we’ve won “#1 Wedding Planner” in Philadelphia’s HOTLIST contest, “Critics Choice for Best Wedding Planner (upstate)” for Best of Delaware, have been featured as a prestigious “Little Black Book” vendor on the nationally recognized wedding blog “Style Me Pretty” and have been chosen as a Wedding Wire’s “Couple’s Choice Winner” every year since 2008. We are consistently recommended by the best wedding professionals because they have a great time working side-by-side with Proud to Plan. We’ve built a reputation for being thorough, detail-oriented, easy to work with, and very fun!
Proud to Plan focuses on weddings in Philly and Wilmington, but we head down the shore, up to NYC, down to DC, and even out to Lancaster, from time-to-time. We travel wherever the event takes us!
The sassy boss lady; Erin leads our team with an enthusiastic approach to event planning. She is in-demand as much for her fabulous flair for style and class as she is for her tremendously solid business acumen and ability to have a great time while working hard. For more than 15 years, Erin has been a fixture of the events industry. This expertise results in a unique approach to managing her team and an unmatched level of service to customers.
For the past decade, Becky has acquired a ton of first-hand experience in the wedding industry. When we brought her on in 2011, it was evident we had hit the jackpot! She takes so much care with her clients and works tirelessly to ensure they are pleased. She is a floral whiz with a special talent for interpreting design concepts and her weddings are beautiful every single time.
Amanda is feisty and fun- her clients love her energy and her bubbly personality. She joined us in 2010 and we’ve found her to be dynamic, imaginative and creative- a great asset to the team. Her favorite weddings involve tons of personal details and Amanda delights in helping her couples discover which elements to incorporate. She takes such care of her couples and treats their family as her own; we think she’s just the sweetest!
They say putting on a wedding is a lot like putting on a show. Luckily, Laura’s background in theater production has given her lots of opportunities to solve problems in a pinch. Whenever we have a wardrobe change or a large scale production, we make sure Laura’s on the job. She’s the go-to gal for décor and can fix a technical problem before anyone has time to take note. She’s been a part of our gang since 2010 and has a long track record of successful weddings to brag about!
When Jen’s on the job, you can trust her professional experience to run a smooth day! A University of Delaware graduate, Jennifer Ehly has been mastering events, acquiring skill and confidence, since she started planning in 2007. A member of our team since 2012, she’s proven that experience makes all the difference in running a successful event. Her couples are appreciative of her easy-going demeanor and make-it-happen approach; her fellow wedding pros love her fun personality and attention to detail!
For the past 5 years Gina has been developing her event planning super power, and brought her talents to the Proud to Plan team in 2012. Gina uses her skills of attention to detail and dedication to perfection to transform every moment into an unforgettable occasion. With sincere enthusiasm Gina brings couples’ ideas to life, eases their worries, and ensures each wedding she touches goes off without a hitch. She’s there to save the day, one genuine smile at a time!
Stephanie has an eye for perfection and a passion to please. She strives to go that extra mile, ensuring each wedding day is exactly how the couple envisions it to be. Since starting with us in 2013, Stephanie has learned how to harness her creativity, bring details to life and to make each event a stunning success!
It hasn’t taken Kristin long to become one of Proud to Plan’s most requested coordinators! She received her Wedding Planner Certification, became an integral part of the Philadelphia wedding industry in 2008 and finally joined our team in 2015. Kristin has quickly proved she’s one of the best. She’s been a key player at some of our most extravagant weddings and she’s excelled at making her couples feel completely at ease. She’s smart, stylish and a ton of fun to be around!
When Lindsay joined our team in 2015, we gained a shining star! She’s been in the industry for years and we’re thrilled she’s now part of our crew! Not only is she well-versed in event planning of all kinds, but she’s a dynamic spark plug- someone who will keep you laughing all day while getting the job done! Her work ethic is unmatched, and when she’s on a wedding, you know it’s going to be an awesome day!
For the past five years, Chrissy has been a part of the Philadelphia planning industry and brings a wealth of experience to our team. In 2016, Chrissy joined the gang; she is a genius with logistics and layouts, she’s resourceful and efficient, but most importantly, she’s easy going and sincerely nice. Chrissy always has a smile to offer. She’s helpful and caring towards our couples and is willing to do whatever it takes to give them a perfect day.
Nicole has been involved in planning meetings and events since graduating from the University of Delaware with a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management. She has been involved in planning everything from small board meetings and rehearsal dinners to large trade shows and awards dinners, and she’s been a part of the Proud to Plan team since 2011. Her passion for weddings is apparent- she loves anything related to the creative details and brings an impeccable flair for style to the Proud to Plan team!
Zack started as our awesome Summer Intern but now he’s a full-fledged part of the gang! He’s currently majoring in Hospitality Business Management at University of Delaware and on the course for a bright future! He’s a detail oriented team player, with a positive attitude and friendly can-do demeanor. Zack thrives off of the creativity and passion of others, and brings many inspired ideas to the table. Fanatical about event planning, cuisine, theatre, decor, service and hospitality, Zack is the perfect match for our Proud to Plan customers!