Who We Are

Elevate Events is a full-service event planning and design and production company founded in 2015 by sisters Mallory and Kirstie.

As planners and naturally Type-A personalities, we find joy in sorting through our clients' most complex details, connecting them to other incredible vendors and conceptualizing and creating one-of-a-kind events.

As humans and empaths, we pride ourselves on getting to know each of our clients on a truly personal level, understanding the WHY behind each event and forging the necessary relationships to become our clients’ most trusted confidants, both before and during the event and for years to follow.

Thanks to loads of determination, an intense love for our clients and community, and countless reams of checklists, we have grown to become one of Wisconsin's premier event planners, lauded for our personalized approach and innovative sense of design. 

From the moment we meet you to the minute your head hits the pillow on event day, we aim to provide you with everything you need to feel completely prepared and genuinely excited to host your event. Whether you're looking for reliable, organized Month-Of Coordination, need a boost in confidence with a personalized style or design consultation, or want our team to plan, design, and execute your dream event from start to finish, we're here to help you achieve, and elevate, your vision; creating a truly unique and intentional experience. We cannot wait to meet you!

 
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KIRSTIE WARREN

Founder, Lead Planner & Creative Director

MALLORY WEDEL

Founder, Lead Planner & Creative Director

Kirstie is the younger sister but older soul and loves being a mama to Phoebe the Great Dane and partner to her dreamboat boyfriend Jesse. She is a compulsive list-maker and documents just about everything - weekend vacations, events in progress and the perfect dinner recipe, so naturally, she is the driving force of all things behind-the-scenes at Elevate. Armed with a strong sense of empathy and compassion, Kirstie values relationships above all else and is lovingly referred to as the “Mom” of the team. Kirstie loves a good self-help book or thriller, exploring the outdoors, and soaking in the power of the little details in life. This, as well as Kirstie's nurturing personality, ensures that each Elevate event is personalized and intentional, and that everyone she meets feels taken care of and loved.  

Mallory enjoys life as a sister, wife to Danny, pitbull mama and soon-to-be mom of a baby boy or girl! On any given day, you can find her drinking coffee out of her Beyoncé mug (extra cream, please!), tackling emails and dreaming up beautiful floor plans and designs. She is an organization junkie, admittedly checks fashion blogs and home improvement sites far too often, and loves the occasional opportunity to flex her floral design skills. Mallory prides herself on her ability to relate to most everyone, and believes that maintaining friendships and having a good time are some of life's most precious takeaways.  This, in addition to Mallory's attention to detail, unabashed obsession with style, and logistical mastery ensures that every Elevate event is gorgeous, unique, and flows with ease.  


Our Team

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Kelsie Fye  |  Lead Coordinator

You say the word, Kelsie gets it done. It's still a bit of a mystery how she does it, but at any given moment, Kelsie is likely floating around an event and greeting guests with her signature smile, while stealthily calling on her ninja skills to clean up a table, straighten a napkin, AND snap a quick photo of the wedding party as she passes by.  Her spunky personality paired with a genuine desire to give our clients what they need makes her a true peach.  Although she originally hails from Illinois, she is a real Wisconsin girl at heart with her love of cheese and the Badgers! When she isn't "on duty," you'll likely find Kelsie trying out the hottest local cuisines, watching the latest rom-com or hanging out with her sweet German Shepherd pup, Teddy. 


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Eve Jewson |    Event Assistant

Eve is our cute-as-a-button Energizer bunny. Whether it's running errands for the team the week of a wedding, running to and from our cars during setup, or relaying messages to the wedding party, this girl is non-stop! We love her for bringing a smile to absolutely every event, no matter how long the days are.

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Emily Volland  | Event Assistant

Emily is pretty much the cool and collected gal on the team at any given moment. We love her for bringing her immensely calm, proactive and positive approach to  executing any event, and her incessant double-checking skills ensure that nothing slips through the cracks.