Nicole Beaudoin - General Manager
Elizabeth Sheridan - Director of Design and Events
Ann Owens - Senior Event Manager
Ann is the Full Service Wedding & Special Event Planner at Emerald City Designs. She graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality & Event Management. She has been planning events with ECD since 2008 and has executed events all throughout the Midwest. In 2010, Ann was offered the opportunity of a lifetime to assist in the planning and execution of the annual Cannes Film Festival in France. Her passion and dedication for all special events shines through in her planning techniques. Her ability to stay poised under pressure keeps clients feeling at ease and stress free on their special day. Her goals are to maximize your budget and minimize your stress level, so you can feel like a guest at your own event! Ann’s organizational skills ensure that each part of your event is meticulously planned from start to finish and no detail is left untouched.
Cheryl Donovan - Event Manager
Natalie Tryciecky - Event Manager
Nicole Sokloski - Event Manager
Nicole has been a dedicated event professional for 12 years and her experience ranges from opening venues to managing staff, selling, planning and designing events. She graduated from Northern Michigan University with a degree in Entrepreneurship that provided her a dynamic background, and has made her a valuable asset to our team in so many ways. In 2010 she joined Emerald City Designs. It’s evident her passion is meeting with new clients and insuring their special day exceeds their expectations. Her enthusiasm and love for events is contagious. Come in and see for yourself, she looks forward to meeting with you!
Alicia O'Reilly - Production and Design Manager
As the Production & Design Manager, Alicia is responsible for the inception and production of event décor, leading the team of designers to ensure that every event meets the high quality standard of Emerald City Designs. Working with the company since 1998 and formally trained in the Fine Arts, she has a vast knowledge of various artistic medium. Her designs display a passion for flowers and an avant-garde style, which is a perfect fit for the cutting edge floral and event styling of the internationally award-winning Emerald City Designs.
Stacey Ripper - Event Designer
After graduating the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a Liberal Studies Bachelors’ degree with a minor in Art History Stacey discovered the art of floral design. Following her lifelong passion for design and detail she continued working in the floral industry for two decades. In the spring of 2012 she began at Emerald City Designs as a Floral Designer. In addition to those responsibilities, Stacey currently meets with clients as an Event Designer. She values her clients’ distinct and individual visions for their wedding and enjoys guiding them through the selection process to a beautiful and memorable result. Stacey is proud to represent Emerald City Designs and work alongside this incredible team!