With over 25 years of hospitality management and design experience, Jill La Fleur has set the stage as a premier innovator and trendsetter in the industry. With a career starting at the Four Seasons Chicago and taking her to beautiful Santa Barbara, CA, she has been running her successful wedding and event production business for over 14 years working at some of the most exclusive properties and with some of the best vendors around the world, specializing in curating and designing lavish destination weddings & events. Most recently, she was recognized by Martha Stewart Weddings as one of the top wedding planners in the world, was nominated in the top 3 Wedding Planners in the World at Amour Forums Vienna in 2018, and one of her designed weddings was awarded as the Top Wedding of 2016 by Style Me Pretty. She is best known for her calm demeanor, her sense of style and grace even in the most stressful of situations as well as her ability to personalize and make every wedding & event special and unforgettable handling every detail and pulling them all together in a unique, incredibly beautiful way!
On a personal note, Jill is recently married to the love of her life. You may even get to meet him as coming from a hospitality background as well, he often assists her at some of her events!
She loves to travel and her passion is planning weddings in new, beautiful destinations around the world! She recently purchased a home on the Aegean Coast of Turkey where her husband is originally from and is so excited to be planning weddings and events there and on the adjacent Greek islands as well as throughout Europe.
She loves cooking and is often hired to cook for others in intimate settings. She has dreams of opening her own bed and breakfast one day in her dream town of Alacati, Turkey where she can incorporate her love of food and hospitality.
She is a health and fitness fanatic and even has a certification in Pilates. She loves the ocean and stand-up paddleboarding is her favorite sport. Her other favorite pastime is reading and watching documentary films.
Jill is in love with love and sees the beauty in everything around her.
The favorite part of her job is having the opportunity to be a part of the most special day of a couple's life! She and her team of incredible Event Managers, Assistant Coordinators and Designers will make a point of helping make that day beautiful and memorable!