This Is Us

Experience shows.

Stephanie Cook has organized, planned and managed hundreds of successful and memorable events from weddings and corporate entertaining to non-profit galas and intimate social gatherings.

I love seeing my clients’ beaming faces as they experience an event that perfectly captures their vision! Bringing all the details together is a joyous process for me — and I make it equally enjoyable for my clients.

She began her career in the catering world in Miami, Florida, and then expanded her wedding and event management to clients in Chicago, the North Shore and across the country.

She earns outstanding referrals and repeat client business because of her skillful creativity and organizational skills. Stephanie offers a calm expertise together with access to exceptional vendor resources. It’s experience that shows—not only in the creative design of the event but on the joyful faces of clients and guests.

Watching my clients enjoy their event as much as their guests is the ultimate job well done.

After a successful 15 year career in advertising, Kate joined The Creative Planners in 2016. The same skills that made Kate successful in advertising directly translate to event planning: project management, flawless implementation, staying calm under pressure, flexibility, creative problem solving, and a can-do attitude. Helping clients incorporate their personal style into their wedding memories is Kate’s favorite part of the process. Kate lives on the North Shore with her husband and two young daughters.