Our passion and creative direction have made us the trendsetters worldwide, but what we take the most pride in is making sure every event is uniquely personalized, beautifully curated, and simply seamless in coordination as you are now in the hands of experts in planning and design with an emphasis on unparalleled service. We are known for our genuine, calm, relaxing nature and creative vision with our love to give attention to the smallest of details making every event enjoyable, beautiful and memorable.
Event Director & Principal Designer
Destined to grow a green thumb Colleen studied horticulture at the University of Illinois and has worked for both the Chicago and Tucson Botanical Gardens. Directing non-profit fundraisers has given Colleen experience planning large scale events. With over 20 years of experience directing events coast to coast, Colleen focuses on creating eco-friendly spaces that are innovative and design savvy. Today, Colleen and her amazing team have been published in magazines by Grace Ormonde, Brides Condé Nast, The Knot, Sunset, Luxe Arizona & Flower Magazine. Awarded the Top Weddings of 2016 by Style Me Pretty.
Event Planner & Principal Designer
We're now partnered with our sister company LaFleur Weddings & Events. With over 25 years of hospitality management and design experience, Jill LaFleur has set the stage as a premiere innovator and trendsetter in the industry. With a career starting at the Four Seasons Chicago and taking her to beautiful Santa Barbara, CA, she has been running her successful wedding and event production business for over 14 years working at some of the most exclusive properties curating and designing lavish destination weddings & events. Most recently, she was recognized by Martha Stewart Weddings as one of the top wedding planners in the world, and was awarded as the Top Weddings of 2016 by Style Me Pretty.
Event Manager & Lead Designer
Juliana considers the art of floral design a sculptural process utilizing the most beautiful medium nature has to offer. A New England native, she began her career as a landscape designer on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, with a special interest in the art of succession plantings of perennial gardens. Julianna was creatively inspired while designing in the flower fields of a Vineyard farm where she transitioned to cut floral design and event production. She brings more than twelve years of design, installation, and management experience to the LaFleur team. Her love for the Sonoran desert and sky islands have kept her in Arizona to flourish in the popular wedding destination of Tucson. She is also a certified herbalist in botanical medicine.
Erin Lowndes Event Planner & Production Manager Ready to take on any challenge head on, Erin transferred from a biology degree to get her BFA in theatre stage management at Virginia Commonwealth University. After stage managing in many cities on the east coast including two credits the Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center, she found herself drawn to event planning and production. Erin’s passion for production value, collaboration, and problem solving with her art and design background is the perfect mix for an event planner.
Shane Parker Creative Art Designer & Event Producer Shane came to Tucson in 2009 for architecture graduate school at the University of Arizona after receiving his BA in Architecture from the University of New Mexico. Since his arrival, Shane has developed an affinity for the Sonoran Desert. With his architecture and landscape background, Shane brings over 15 years of experience to our design firm. An ecological and sustainable methodology is at the forefront of every design concept.
Lindsay Furrier Event Coordinator As a Tucson-native, Lindsay has a special love for the southwest. Destined to be a Wildcat from birth, Lindsay has recently graduated with a Marketing degree from the University of Arizona. She met Colleen while working as a manager for Tucson Fashion Week, fell in love with her uniquely beautiful designs, and could not wait to learn more. Lindsay has combined her love for event planning with her love for the Old Pueblo, which makes the perfect combo!