Shari is an award winning event planner who has worked in the event industry for more than 17 years. Her full service event planning firm, Perfectly Planned by Shari, has earned The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2012, Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award in 2012 and 2013 and was voted Best Part Planner 2013 as a Best of the ‘Burgh Winner for Pittsburgh Magazine. She launched It’s Your Day as a division of Perfectly Planned by Shari as a way to meet the needs of clients who want to do most of the planning for their own event, but would like to hand over the event direction to an experienced event professional to help execute the event smoothly on that day. Shari has always believed that her clients should be able to relax and enjoy their own event as a guest of honor.
Linda graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. Throughout her college years, Linda was involved in event planning through many of her student organizations. It was after graduation, that she took an interest in special event planning as a career. She interned with Perfectly Planned by Shari. Linda then moved to New York City and worked for an event company called The Wedding Salon in midtown Manhattan. She worked with celebrity planner Tatiana Byron and vendors such as David Tutera and Silvia Weinstock. Following that position, she moved back home to Pittsburgh and accepted a position with Perfectly Planned by Shari as an Event Assistant. She later rose to become Senior Event Assistant where she became owner Shari Zatman’s ‘right hand’ at events. Linda is very detail oriented, calm and great under pressure. She has a true love of weddings and special events.
Christine has been working in the event industry for over 22 years and during that time she has designed many high profile events. She attended Duquesne University during which time, in 1986, she opened her own floral shop. The shop eventually moved locations to the Galleria Mall and reopened as Tutto Bella. She was the head designer, buyer and event coordinator until she sold the business in 1998. One year later, she started Christarose Designs as a Special Event Coordinator. Christine continues to work both as a Special Event Coordinator and Interior Designer. She has been a great asset to Perfectly Planned by Shari and It’s Your Day as an Event Director. She is so confident and composed under all circumstances that she will make you feel calm just being in her presence.