Meet The Team
Small team. Big moments. A lifetime of happiness. With years of experience planning weddings and events, we are experts in perfecting the details and creating the extraordinary. We exist so that you can enjoy the fun parts of planning and leave the stress behind. Our clients are intensely busy professionals who depend on us to make their planning process stress-free and to discover what will make their day uniquely special. We make design and planning simple for our clients - and simple isn't easy.
Born at the intersection of clever and creative, Emerald Coast Events harnesses the power of emotion to make your most important day less stressful and more beautiful. At our core, we are a culture of action and imagination.
We are type-A creatives backed by our experienced team. We take on a limited number of events per year to ensure each client receives the highest level of service and attention.
Founder, Creative Director & Lead Planner
Kathryn Graham, founder of Emerald Coast Events, is the true embodiment of calm and collected. A planner by nature, she is driven by a passion for bringing people together in celebration. Kathryn lives and conducts business with an open mind and an abundance of creative expression. She is extremely organized and loves to handle all the little details. Kathryn's constant goal is to plan and execute a smooth and seamless event, so that her clients can relax and enjoy it fully.
Always smiling and abounding in endless energy, Kathryn radiates order and sense amidst chaos, listens attentively to the needs of each client, and finds rhythm and purpose in a flurry of activity. Her love of forging connection inspires her to seek out the perfect vendors for each client- a talent which yields a customized, perfect reflection of the hosts- almost as if they planned it all themselves!
Blessed with a creative spirit and having a degree as well as professional experience in business management, Kathryn has an eye for style and a thoughtful awareness for the finishing touches. She has years of experience in collaborating directly with diverse clients and vendors to achieve great results. Business-savvy while possessing good social graces, she is adept at negotiating contracts for the best price and can keep an event on track and on budget like nobody's business. She is the calm in the eye of a storm, and maintains a positive attitude throughout the entire process. She will always have your best interests at heart.
At the helm of her business, Kathryn guides her team with steadfast positivity and passion for excellence, saying "no two events are alike, and each presents its own challenges and opportunities for learning new things, as well as new ways of operating, and growing together as a team."