Christine is a devoted, detail-oriented professional Event Planner and Certified Wedding Planner. With a keen eye for Design, she has strengths in event design, planning, and execution. Currently, Chris has 10 years of experience in the Event/Hospitality industry. She completed her undergraduate studies at St. John’s University in New York City. Upon the completion of her studies in The Big Apple, she moved up north to the Boston area.
Christine began her Hospitality career after being offered an internship with Justin Timberlake’s restaurant, Southern Hospitality, while attending an internship fair at St. John’s. After 4 years, she earned her degree in Hospitality Management/ Event Management, with a minor in Business Administration. Amongst other various opportunities she took advantage of during her tenure at school, she gained most of her leadership experience from working with Liz Neumark at Great Performances, as well as Danny Meyer’s two-time Michelin-star restaurant The Modern, and New York City’s most legendary hotel, The Plaza Hotel.
It wasn’t long after graduation that she was offered her first position in New England as an Event Manager at Northeastern University. Not only did she gain experience managing events ranging from 20-300+ guests, but she was also able to gain intense catering experience at some of the most esteemed events in Cambridge, MA at Harvard University. It was then, earning her first management position and expansive catering experience, that Christine realized she was very much up to the challenge of starting her own business.
Currently, she is the Founder and Lead Event Planner/Designer of ChrisFête Events, homemaker, and supermom. She resides in Massachusetts with her husband and three boys. In her spare time, she enjoys planning weekend adventures with her children, date nights with her husband, discovering new restaurants, boxing, and spin classes.
Jessica graduated from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. She earned her Bachelor of Science in International Business with a double concentration in Marketing and Chinese. For as long as she can remember, Jessica has a dream of bringing great ideas into reality. Whether this is done through meaningful marketing campaigns for a business idea, or through detail-oriented styled events, her ambition is and will always be to fill life with purpose, beauty and color!
Upon graduation, Jessica dedicated her next two years to helping her family business during an exciting growth period. During this time, she has developed her family’s business brand through managing and marketing her store. She’s designed a new logo, assisted in the interior design of a new location, and has continuously establish an online presence through social media, and multiple marketing channels. As much as Jessica likes marketing, event planning is her passion and one of her favorite hobbies. While volunteering as a party lead at every single family and friend’s event wasn’t enough, Jessica decided to turn her love for bringing people together for a time of celebration into a new and aspiring career. On November 2017 she decided to join Christfête Events as an Event Assistant. As a new addition to the team, she works closely with Christine to help inspire and create captivating and memorable events that last a lifetime.
Erin is a graduate of Providence College in Rhode Island where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French/Education. While at Providence, Erin spent a year at The Sorbonne in Paris, France and worked at the Hope Club in Providence providing catering, event planning and other hospitality services. Following graduation, Erin earned a Masters Degree in Education in School Guidance from Cambridge College. After working as a high school French teacher for ten years in the Providence and Boston Public School systems, she stepped aside from teaching to raise her three wonderful children and devote her time to volunteering in community, athletic and school programs.
Erin joined Christine’s team in October 2019 and brings a passion and natural knack for planning and organizing events and activities. With a strong service orientation, Erin focuses on exceeding expectations and bringing other’s dreams to life. She resides in Massachusetts with her husband and three children.
Catie is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University in New Hampshire where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management. She currently works for Launch Entertainment Park in Norwood, Ma. Catie is continuing her education and pursuing her Master’s Degree in Sports Management at SNHU. She has a keen eye to detail and loves to party plan and make people’s dreams come to light in the designing stages of event planning.
Catie joined Christine’s team in April 2019. Catie’s talent of organization, attention to detail, creative imagination, and contagious enthusiasm have earned her a reputation for unparalleled excellence as an event assistant. Catie will execute your concepts flawlessly while maintaining a pleasant, calm and helpful demeanor to ensure an amazing experience for you and your guests. Catie lives in Massachusetts with her daughter.