Christina has a BS in Computer Information Systems with minors in Business Management and Human Resources from Indiana University. She is a certified Professional Bridal Consultant and regularly attends local, national and international event planning and business development seminars. She is an active member of the Association of Bridal Consultants where she holds a professional consultant designation.
She established Devoted Weddings and Events (originally Christina’s Creative Planning) in 2006 and has since successfully planned, hosted, and consulted on hundreds of weddings, corporate and social events. She has managed a staff of independent consultants and student interns while maintaining positive business growth. Serving as host, Christina has also organized over two dozen Bridal Shows.
Mackenna has a BA in Public Relations with a minor in Business from Valparaiso University. She is a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants and regularly attends regional seminars and meetings. To advance her knowledge, Ms. Schon participates in continuing education programs for wedding and event planning. She has planned professional and collegiate events through Valparaiso University’s Marketing Department and external public relation firms since 2005. Her areas of expertise include promotional events, public fundraising and high-scale social affairs. Mackenna’s talents lie in her creative ability to look outside the box for new and innovative ideas. Thus far she has proven to be an asset to the continued success of Devoted Weddings and Events.