Amanda has been guiding couples through the planning of their wedding since 2009. Amanda’s background is in design. She earned her degree in Visual Communications from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She worked as a Graphic Designer and Production Manager. Amanda got her first real taste for events when she took a position as a Florist Assistant. Her four years as a Florist Assistant, taught her about the many wonderful flowers. More importantly the work that goes into designing, coordinating all logistics, delivery and set up for each event. She loves wedding planning -- it is the perfect mix of design and her natural want to plan and organize. Amanda's calm disposition and preparedness is a comfort to her clients.
AdeOla Fadumiye, Day-of Coordinator and Assistant
AdeOla,has more than 10 years experience in the event industry. Her portfolio ranges from weddings, private events and intimate occasions to non-profit banquets, major conferences, and special events. Her positivity, attention to detail, ability to stay calm and get things done what our couples love about her. She is a fan of weddings because it brings families together. She loves the details and logistics of planning and executing events, thrives on the boundless potentials of building an event from the ground up and enjoys controlling the organized chaos behind the scene. AdeOla earned her Bachelors of Science with honors in Mass Communication (Public Relations and Communication Studies) from the Winona State University and her Master in Public Health from the George Washington University.
Jillian Lovejoy, Day-of Coordinator and Assistant
Jillian has worked with White Pumpkin for two and a half years as an assistant and coordinator, assisting or taking the lead on more than 15 White Pumpkin weddings. At Regis University in Denver, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Communication. Jillian started in the events industry at prominent DC venue, The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, where she assisted in planning and executing an array of events from expositions and conferences to galas and weddings. She then switched to the client side, coordinating convention operations for the National Association of Home Builders. Her background in event management is complimented by her personable nature and calm attitude. With sharp attention to detail and a creative eye, Jillian elevates every event she works on.
Wedding / Event Design
Wedding Design Service is tailored to your needs. The Wedding Design Service from White Pumpkin will help you develop your ideal event and see that the details are carried out to your specifications. Included with the Wedding Design is the Wedding Day Coordination Service.
Included with the Design Service
Critical Path Planning Timeline
Complete Venue selection and Hiring
Four Progress Planning Meetings
Complete Vendor Selection and Hiring
Vendor Planning Meeting
As your Consultant, Amanda will meet with you four times. During the meeting you will brainstorm ideas, develop a strategy and assign duties. Progress meetings each to last 1 to 1.5 hours. These meeting can be done over the phone or in person. The fee for the four consulting meetings is $400. Any task that White Pumpkin is assigned during these meetings will be billed at an hourly rate and invoiced at the end of the project.
Wedding / Event Coordination
As your Coordinator, White Pumpkin’s involvement will begin one month before your event date. You and your Coordinator will meet to review vendor contracts and talk details of the day. A detailed timeline is developed then distributed to all the vendors by the Coordinator. This is the perfect opportunity for vendor questions regarding the venue and the day to be clarified.
Included in the Coordination Service
1 month before event date;
Meet with couple
Attend final walk through at your venue with Catering Manager