We have been planning events for over a decade. We are thrilled to create your dream event.
Now allow us to introduce ourselves:
We are: Marie Harrison - Madalynn Bryan - Ashley and Terri Panelle
We are a family owned and run business, and we all share a great passion for event planning, decorating and design. We are all creators by nature. You have probably had a lot of fun building your dream event on Pinterest and we delight in making all your Pinterest dreams a reality. We handle the transition from dream to reality and want to create your story book event.
We make all of our experiences work for you. Combined, the four of us have over a decade of experience in customer service, recruiting, human resources, as well as planning and coordinating non-profit and corporate events. We have experience working for individuals and planning huge events for big corporations like Frito Lay PepsiCo, Performant Financial, Pinnacle Solutions, and PrideStaff. We can handle both large and small events and our experience ensures that you get the best venues and services at the best prices.
When we are not busy working hard and planning fabulous events we like to spend time as a family. We all reside in beautiful Modesto, CA where our husbands and children are always rooting for us. The support of everyone in our family means so much to us and helps us achieve our dreams every day.
Let us create while you celebrate!
Marie Harrison: (Owner, Manager & Stylist) Marie worked on non-profit and corporate events for over 15 years before founding Tailor Made Events. She was frequently told that has she should be an event planner with her own business and she recently decided to pursue that dream. She is currently proud to serve as Central Valley Zone Administrator for Frito Lay; a position she has held for the past nine years. She also worked another nine years for Performant Financial as a HR Generalist. In both those jobs she was in charge of all event planning; from meetings, to Christmas productions, and summer events. She demands nothing less than the best, and is passionate about achieving it. She has an exceptional eye for detail and organization that she uses it to plan perfect events. Marie has an enthusiastic and upbeat personality. She loves life and that love of life shines the brightest when doing something for others. Her favorite thing about this new adventure is that fact that she will help new friends create unforgettable memories.
Madalynn Bryan: (Manager & Stylist) Madalynn’s background is in beauty and management, as a receptionist and manager. Her beauty background was as a receptionist for Illumia Medical Spa. Working there was the start of her interest in wedding planning because she worked with brides who came into the spa before their big day. During the five years she worked there she heard funny, exciting, and over the top stories from brides about everything from their engagements to the big day and after. She is now an office manager for Pinnacle Printing Solutions, and has held this position for the past five years. She exudes creativity, and confidence. Her dedication to customer service and fun personality ensures that every client she works with has a positive experience. Madalynn has natural talent for detail and design. That personality, combined with her innate ability to create unique style, makes her one of a kind. She has the talent to lead a team with vision and dedication and makes working with her a fun experience.
Ashley Panelle: (Associate Planner & Stylist) Ashley currently works for Availability Professional Staffing as a Senior Recruiter, she previously worked for PrideStaff as a Staffing Consultant where she was named Top Producer in 2014. Prior to working at PrideStaff she worked as an Administrative Resolution Specialist, were she helped permanently disabled people with debt resolution. She is also a licensed cosmetologist, having graduated from Paul Mitchell Beauty School in 2013. Her close attention to detail and extensive experience has allowed her to create lasting relationships with many of her clients. Her clients trust her to provide a wonderful experience for every client she works with, whether it is styling their hair or scoring them a job. Customers always say Ashley has a great sense of humor and gives off a positive vibe. She has dreamt about her wedding since she was little and her dream came true when she was married in 2013. She is thrilled to be working in event planning and eager to assist clients in making their fairy tale events a reality.
Terri Panelle: (Associate Planner & Stylist) Terri’s love for weddings began when own daughters Marie Harrison and Madaylnn Bryan were married to their wonderful husbands Russ and Rob. She was also delighted when her son Kris married Ashley Panelle. She is second to none when it comes to hustle and handwork. Terri loves the energy and excitement of any event, particularly weddings, and thrives on the reaction of the guest, bride and groom. She believes no detail is too small to matter. Terri will go the extra mile to make sure every detail is perfect. She has a huge heart, and her number one concern is that the customer is happy. She will do whatever it takes to ensure a great experience for our customers. Previously she was an office manager for Tuolumne Christian Day Care; where she worked for over 10 years. She since has decided to work from home caring for her three grandchildren. She would have it no other way and she loves playing a huge role in the lives of her grandchildren. She has instilled the importance of family in each one of her daughters. She is our hero!