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Shannon Siegert, President

Owner of Red Heels Wedding & Event Design and Store Manager of Milroy's Tuxedos

Certified Wedding Planner with over 18 years experience in the wedding field. Her dedication and contagious enthusiasm have earned her a reputation for unparalleled excellence in the wedding industry.  She has planned weddings for clients across the US and Internationally.  

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Jodi Stricker, Vice President

Owner of Zazou's Bridal Boutique and Professor at the University of Dubuque

 Jodi has the perfect eye and wisdom to listen to clients needs to perfect the bridal party's full attire.  She travels the US to find unique styles for her clients. After 20 years of bridal experience, Jodi will ensure you find your Dream Gown and become apart of the Zazou's Family! 


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Jill Courtney, Secretary

Operations & Marketing Manager 

at Four Mounds Foundation

Jill has 18 years of experience in marketing, advertising, graphic design, sales, relationship building, and event management. 

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Joy Swan, Director of Membership & Treasurer

Owner of The Joy of Photography

Joy has 19 years of professional experience and a degree in Photography.  She has great pride in her work and feels honored to be a part of the creation of memories that will be treasured for years to come. 

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Trey Davis, Director of Marketing and Socials

Owner of Light Burst Photography

Passionate about capturing the chemistry and energy. Trey loves raw, beautiful human emotion that shines on a wedding day.

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Michael Lenstra, Director of Education

Owner of Alexxus Entertainment and monthly columnist for the Disc Jockey News

Self-described Wedding DJ celebrating over 25 years in the Mobile DJ industry.   

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Mari Sterr, Director of First Impressions

Lead Designer/Co-founder of Hand Pickd 

With more than a decade of floral design experience, an eye for detail, and has a passion for bringing unique ideas to life.  It is more than a job...it truly is her LOVE.

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Hillary Koetz, Director of First Impressions

Lead Designer/Co-founder of Hand Pickd 

Her artistic inspiration comes from her love of life. With her whimsical personality, her drive for creating is the fuel behind her unique designs … striving for that “wow” factor in every design!  


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Charlie Cretsinger, Director At Large

Owner of Catfish Charlie's

He is the man, the myth, the legand

more tri-state event professionals

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