Chicago Board Of Directors

We are excited to welcome our WIPA Chicago Chapter Board of Directors. These Directors are esteemed professionals whose passion for our industry is evident in the work they produce. Their presence in Chicago will allow the growth of WIPA so we can continue to bring new standards, education and sense of community to all wedding professionals.

PRESIDENT
2023

Katherine Brown
Clover Events

VICE PRESIDENT
2023

Stephanie Cook
The Creative Planners

TREASURER
2023

Dennis Lee
Dennis Lee Photography

SECRETARY
2023

Erin Martin
ECBG

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Abby McKinney
Abby McKinney Events

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP
2023-2024

Cyndi Roppolo Rosenberg
KEHOE Designs

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP RETENTION
2023-2024

Sarah Bentler
Belmond

DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION
2023-2024

Brent Rolland
Fig Media

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
2023-2024

Andrea Smith
SorieeSmith

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
2022-2023

Gretchen Culver
Rocket Science Events

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATION
2023

Nicole Burton
Magnificent Events

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICE
2022-2024

Andrew Weeks
Andrew Weeks Photography

DIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIP
2023-2024

Mary Nisi
Toast & Jam

DIRECTOR AT LARGE: GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
2023-2024

Ali Phillips
Engaging Events by Ali

Upcoming Chicago Events

Worried about the upcoming recession? What will the next decade be like? No one has a crystal ball, but Michelle Loretta of Be Sage Consulting is a close second. She will speak on how studying economic shifts gives us insight into our future. Additionally she will describe patterns that have shaped where we are now, and where we’ll be over the next 10 years. You can expect to learn about:

– Key economic indicators to watch
– How buying trends will shift over the next two generations
– How to prepare for the shifting labor market
– How technology and communications disruption will impact your business

This lunch and learn is loaded with great stuff you don’t want to miss!

Registration closes February 1st.

11am – registration and networking
11:30am – lunch and program
1:30pm – Q & A
2pm – end

Thank you to our host venue and sponsor Chicago Winery!

Lisa Blume Photography
ECBG Cake Studio
Flowers by Stem
Leap Weddings

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