|Tonya and Mark Hoopes
Owner/Event Designer/Coordinator/Wedding Planner
On any given day you will find Tonya looking through Wedding or Fashion Magazines from places such as Paris, New York and Milan. Tonya has a passion for traveling the world, fine chocolate, amazing food, shoes and handbags as well as planning and creating beautiful weddings and events that allow her clients to enjoy their event while she makes sure every detail is taken care of. Tonya has an extensive background in the fashion and event planning industries, she started her career in Manhattan at Saks Fifth Avenue as an intern and over the next 7 years was promoted multiple times until she was responsible for several departments including designer brands such as St. John Knits, Ellen Tracy, Dana Buchman, Armani and more. She spent the next 7 years as a manager for Limited Inc. After leaving Limited she became the CEO of the National Association of Women MBAs where she was able to fulfill another passion of helping women around the world better themselves. Tonya has planned and executed well over 500 weddings and 100 corporate events for parties as small as 12 and as large as 2500. Tonya believes that each and every event deserves it's own style, excellent attention to every detail and a planner and designer who are approachable.
Mark is a licensed CPA and CGMA with over 25 years of experience in such diverse industries as Aerospace/Defense, Healthcare and Event Planning. In addition to his work in the Event Planning Industry, he has worked in Corporate Accounting for a Fortune 300 corporation and Financial System implementations and development. He is a member of both the AICPA and UACPA. He has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Hoopes Weddings and Events since its inception in April 2012.