Our clients tend to want something a little different.
They generally want their wedding to be a really fun party while still feeling intimate and chic.
SHANNON LEAHY ROSENBAUM
With offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Shannon Leahy Rosenbaum of Shannon Leahy Events plans and designs stunning weddings all over the world. Shannon has consistently been named one of the top wedding and event planners in the country. Shannon has been published in Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides Magazine, The Knot, Modern Luxury Brides, California Wedding Day, Today's Bride as well as numerous blogs including Style Me Pretty, Snippet & Ink, and Once Wed. Shannon is honored to be named one of San Francisco’s top four planners by 7×7 magazine, one of the best wedding planners in the country by Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, Harper's Bazaar, and is featured in a new book, America's Favorite Wedding Planners: Secrets Revealed. Shannon has also authored an online course called WED School to teach aspiring wedding professionals the tips of the trade.
A Shannon Leahy wedding is characterized by clean line design, a carefully orchestrated flow and an incredible attention to every detail. She is renowned for her ability to remain calm in stressful situations and is beloved for her candor and creativity. Clients who come to Shannon for her keen eye for design, her wealth of wedding knowledge and her easygoing nature often become lifelong friends. Shannon feels so blessed to work with people during one of the most joyful times in their lives. She loves to see her Brides glide down the aisle, marking the beginning of the rest of their lives.
When she isn’t planning weddings with her fabulous team, she enjoys cooking, skiing, live concerts and hanging out with her husband, Joe, son Guy Brooks and dog, Bodie.
Photo: Josh Gruetzmacher
Splitting her time between Southern California and Northern California, as Lead Planner Elise is in charge of all planning, coordination and design for weddings and events. An Emory graduate, Elise also has a Special Event and Meeting Management degree from NYU. Before coming to Shannon Leahy Events in 2013, Elise was an Account Manager at Entire Productions, an event entertainment booking agency as well as a wedding planner and site coordinator for the De Young and the Legion of Honor.
As Event Producer in the San Francisco office, Christina assists with all planning, coordination and design for events. Before starting with Shannon Leahy Events in 2017, Christina was an Event Manager with LRE + Foxtail Catering, as their lead wedding planner. She brings her event and hospitality experience from some of the top restaurants and hotels around the country including Blackberry Farm and The ONE Group.
As Lead Planner in the San Francisco office, Kyla is in charge of all planning, coordination and design for events. Hailing from the Lone Star State, Kyla has a long history in the weddings and events industry wearing many hats including running her own event planning and design firm and working as a stylist and designer for a top florist in Austin. Kyla has been a production manager at Shannon Leahy Events since 2012 and in addition to managing events handles internal marketing and social media.
ASSOCIATE EVENT PRODUCER
Connie Parry ensures that everything runs smoothly in our San Francisco office and assists the Lead Planners on all their events. Born and raised in England, Connie comes from the world of non-profit charity events and fashion shows.
Esther Chang joins the SLE team in San Francisco with a long background working in wedding planning and design. Esther is in charge of all planning, coordination and design for events and specializes in destination productions. Her prior experience includes being a planner for two of the top destination wedding planners in Los Angeles and working as a sales executive for a lifestyle design and rentals firm.
Julia Duffy handles all accounts payable and receivable in the office and has worked on-site with the SLE team since 2015. Julia has a long background in hospitality with experience working in family offices and bookkeeping.