Karen Seo, Associate Planner
With an eye for design and a personality that can put a smile on anyone's face, Karen pairs well with any couple looking for someone to plan the next step in their lives. Karen holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Washington, as well as years of experience in the project management field. Having to adhere to tough deadlines and create essential timelines and plans, her skillset translates seamlessly into wedding planning. She has been passionate about weddings since planning her own and wants every couple to experience a flawless wedding day. Karen is fluent in Korean and specializes in Korean ceremonies, receptions and organizing pyebaek gatherings.
Diana Falcone, Associate Planner
Beginning as a private event planner in the busy city of New York City, Diana is used to a fast-paced environment. From experience with coordinating large corporate events to small/medium wedding ceremonies, Diana's track record for a diverse amount of events on her resume is not only impressive, but translates to a record of raves and impressions. Detail oriented, organized and glued to all wedding magazines and Pinterest, Diana can curate a wonderful design of weddings and wedding day execution plans like no other. Diana holds a Bachelors Degree from Clemson University. Diana specializes in the Bainbridge/Kitsap area and manages all vendor connections for Cake & Lace Kitsap, our partner segment of the company. She is located in Bainbridge Island.
Linda Nguyen, Associate Planner
Bold, sociable and organized, Linda discovered her passion for event planning while planning weddings, trips and events for her friends and family. Linda holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree from Seattle University, as well as years of experience in marketing and administrative roles. Finding inspiration in fashion blogs and travel is where Linda's eye for timeless design began. Under her watch, every itinerary is carefully produced and reviewed with a fine tooth comb. Linda loves to use her passion for planning to help couples find their story within their celebrations. Linda is fluent in Vietnamese and is experienced with Vietnamese weddings and traditions, including planning/coordinating tea ceremonies, attire and decor.
Emily Berensohn, Associate Planner
As passionate as she is about perfectly-planned weddings, Emily's heart tends to race whenever she is involved with styling, floral and decor. With a background in event styling and floral arrangements, Emily provides clients with a touch of elegance, color balance and unique decor recommendations. Emily holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Advertising and a Minor in Business from the University of Texas. She recently relocated from Texas to the Pacific Northwest to be with friends, family and future husband-to-be! Emily provides the option of in-house floral consultations and styling for all Cake & Lace Seattle clients and planners. Emily specializes in planning Jewish wedding ceremonies and traditions, as well as bar mitzvahs.
Ellen Fiori, Associate Planner
With a passion for helping others and creating genuine connections, Ellen took interest in the wedding industry while working as a caterer in Sedona, Arizona. This opportunity led her to work as a wedding planner’s assistant where she assisted in day of coordination. Ellen holds a Bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University, as well as an extensive background in the service industry. She understands the importance in having excellent listening skills and attention to detail to provide an exceptional customer service.