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MEET ASHLEY

hello there!

MJ

I'm happiest at home with a cup of coffee (heavy on the cream & sugar), flipping through a J.Crew catalog AND Instagram, with a puppy snuggled on my feet. 

MY FAVORITE THINGS

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MEET ASHLEY

hello there!

MJ

I'm happiest at home with a cup of coffee (heavy on the cream & sugar), flipping through a J.Crew catalog AND Instagram, with a puppy snuggled on my feet. 

MY FAVORITE THINGS

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SARAH KATE || SARAH KATE PHOTOGRAPHY

With over 13 years in the wedding photography business, Sarah Kate confidently crafts unique stories for her clients. She shoots some of the most stunning weddings in Dallas and abroad, as far as Africa, Italy, France, and Argentina to name a few. Known for her authenticity and enthusiasm for photography, her goal is to bring out the best in her clients during their entire wedding experience. She has been featured in an array of sought after publications such as The Knot, Martha Stewart Weddings, People Magazine, Inside Weddings, Destination I Do and many more. Sarah Kate feels lucky to call this her career and often consults with other photographers and small business owners to encourage their path in the wedding industry.


ALLEN TSAI || ALLEN TSAI PHOTOGRAPHY

Allen Tsai founded his namesake photography business Allen Tsai Photography in 2011, turning his passion for the art of photography and documenting poignant memories into a business. While he is based locally, he has covered destination weddings all over the world: you can see some of the raw landscapes of Mexico, Europe, and Asia above. He brings a warm personality and professional spirit to his work.



SOPHIE EPTON || SOPHIE EPTON PHOTOGRAPHY +
FOUNDER OF THE UP FACTOR WORKSHOPS

Sophie Epton is a destination wedding photographer, business coach and the founder of THE UP FACTOR.  For over six years she has been traveling the world and capturing clients' love stories, and over the last few years helping other creatives take control of their own businesses and lives through one-on-one coaching.  She is passionate about helping people let go of fears and embracing their talents to the fullest potential to start living a richer and fulfilled life, and is so thrilled to be launching THE UP FACTOR workshop.  She has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, Style Me Pretty, BRIDES, Conde Nast, Magnolia Rouge, Wedding Sparrow, Southern Weddings and more.  A traveler at heart, you will always find her booking the next adventure with her husband, Jordan.

TWYLA ROCHELLE ||
REMI + GOLD FLORAL DESIGN

Raised in a small town in west Texas, Twyla knew from a young age that art would play a significant role in her life but never knew quite how it would manifest itself. A love for fashion, culture, and curated experience evoked an early love for weddings. Her love for weddings quickly grew which was followed by the desire to turn conceptual designs into tangible designs. That's where the practice of floral art came into the picture. The entire concept of floral art having the power to transform spaces + evoke emotion was a phenomenon to her.  A few years into working under other designers, her feet finally landed back on Texas soil where she decided to grow + nurture her own Austin based floral design company now known as Remi + Gold.  As a floral designer, CEO, teacher and artist, Twyla loves to share her knowledge of business and floral design to help others to succeed in their ventures.



KALEIGH WIESE || BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR THE KNOT + FOUNDER OF Méldeen

Kaleigh Wiese is an endless creator, branding educator, entrepreneur, and public speaker. She is the founder of 10 year old Méldeen, a luxury branding and paper goods company focused on designing unique touch-points throughout the wedding experience. Through her work in the industry, she has been featured on The Knot 100 Most Inspiring Wedding Pros, shared trends at Wedding MBA, WIPA, niche creative retreats and traveled the country offering tips for growing your business with The Knot Pro Workshops for the last 4 years. Additionally, she has a YouTube interview series spotlighting event professionals and their creativity hacks. When she’s not on the go, you can find her boating on Lake Travis with her husband, Michael, and their two rescue pups, Charlie and Jack, and hunting for the best tacos in Austin.

BRITTANY PIGORINI || CEO, BIRCH & BRASS
VINTAGE RENTALS

Brittany Pigorini is the founder of Birch & Brass, a vintage event rental company based in Austin, TX. Founded in 2014, it has quickly become one of the largest specialty rental companies in Texas; it currently serves hundreds of clients events per year, including weddings, social gatherings, and corporate events. Birch & Brass has been featured in: The Knot, Martha Stewart Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Magnolia Rogue, and Green Wedding Shoes.  

With nearly 15 years of experience in the events world, Brittany’s knowledge of the industry is quite expansive. Her previous roles have included event design at experiential marketing agencies in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, as well as national event marketing roles within multiple Fortune 500 companies. 


JULIE WILHITE || JULIE WILHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

Julie Wilhite is a travel-obsessed wedding and branding photographer based in Austin Texas.  Julie has been in business for over 10 years, and has captured over 200 weddings both in Texas, and abroad, including the Caribbean, South Africa, and New Zealand. She also has a passion for brand photography, and helping companies create a meaningful and genuine brand.  She uses her extensive background to assist other photographers as a mentor, helping them fulfill their dreams.

You can often find Julie at home with her husband, two vivacious sons, and two kitty cats. She loves spending time outdoors, focusing on health and wellness, cooking, and snuggling with her amazing family. Her work has been featured in Style Me Pretty, Brides of Austin, Martha Stewart Weddings, & The Knot. 

CARINA KNECHT ||  FIDUCIARY + AMBASSADOR TO
D'ARCY BENINCOSA

We are so excited to be flying out one of D'Arcy Benincosa's money ninjas, Carina Knecht, to talk all about finances, money mindset and retiring as a creative!

Ms. Knecht is comes from a family of entrepreneurs with business experience in both Europe and North America. She holds a BA in Political Science from Brigham Young University, a Masters in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability from Blekinge Technical Institute. Her academic projects included working with Cisco Systems on Strategic Sustainability Assessment of the public
private partnership ConnectedUrbanDevelopment.com. She has gained her Masters of Public Health at Karlstad University with Risk Management as a focus. Her currently profession is a financial advisor with Ameriprise. Her latest skills additions are securities and insurance licenses to enhance her toolbox and continue to serve the community she reaches locally and worldwide. She serves on the Board of Directors of two non-profits benefiting women and children. She is trained in family finance, workshop facilitation, Strategic Sustainability Planning, Skills transfer, Sustainability Assessments, Organizational Development as well as Public Participation methods. She works well in multi-disciplinary teams and in multi-cultural environments. Her passion is human empowerment and community resilience through collaboration, understanding and education. (Free forum open to public)

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MEET ASHLEY

hello there!

MJ

I'm happiest at home with a cup of coffee (heavy on the cream & sugar), flipping through a J.Crew catalog AND Instagram, with a puppy snuggled on my feet. 

MY FAVORITE THINGS

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MEET ASHLEY

hello there!

MJ

I'm happiest at home with a cup of coffee (heavy on the cream & sugar), flipping through a J.Crew catalog AND Instagram, with a puppy snuggled on my feet. 

MY FAVORITE THINGS