Our Team

oc beach wedding team

What makes our team so unique is the bond we have with each other. When a team works together like we do, everyone benefits. Especially our bride and groom. From wedding ceremonies, hair and makeup, to destination cruises, our team of experts are here to make your dream wedding magical.

simone

Simone

OWNER / CERTIFIED WEDDING PLANNER

Two words that best describe Simone are “passion,” and “integrity.” She’s passionate because it’s in her Brazilian DNA. It’s what drives her. She also values integrity and has built her reputation on it. And both play an integral part in the success of Orange County Beach Weddings. There is no room for compromise.

As owner, her primary objective is to share a genuine excitement with her brides and make them feel special on their magical day.

Over the past two decades, Simone has accumulated invaluable experience in event planning, sales and fashion on an international level. She has also helped organize news media design conferences in Latin America, Asia & Europe. Her work in the hospitality industry with weddings and events has earned her several awards of excellence.

Today, Simone is the sole owner of Orange County Beach Weddings, a company with a history of outstanding service and trend-setting wedding designs. She has a passion for planning weddings and for helping her clients make their dream wedding become a reality.

Celebrating 19 years of passionate marriage to her husband Jeff, who is her partner in the business, Simone recognizes the impact it has on her brides when they see the passion in her own marriage. She’s a true romantic and believes that marriage is forever and a lifetime investment. It’s the culmination of all her experience and passion that creates the perfect recipe for an extremely successful wedding business that is Orange County Beach Weddings.


liz

Liz

DESIGNER

She’s a sought-after designer and invitation specialist whose work in weddings has been featured in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, Us Weekly Magazine, People Weekly Magazine, Ceremony Magazine, and The Orange County Register Newspaper Celebrations Section.

Liz understands the importance of details and capturing life’s special moments. As owner of Li’K Designs, Liz dedicates herself to making each and every bride feel special and applies her creative talents to making their dreams come true.

​Through the 30-plus years of design work, Liz has developed a keen sense of what each client is wanting. She even has an amazing ability to create just what a person wants even if they don’t know themselves what they want. She has established excellent partnerships with elite hotels and venues throughout Los Angeles and Orange County.


Pam

Pam

CATERING DIRECTOR

Creating menus that reflect the couple’s vision and desired budget is why our couples love working with Pam. She has been working with Summit Events since 2004 and has more than 30 years of experience in restaurant and private club management.

​ In 2012, Pam began her partnership with Orange County Beach Weddings. Summit Event Catering has been awarded Best of Caterer for the past 6 years in a row by The Knot Magazine and in 2014 was the first caterer to be inducted into The Knot Hall of Fame. Orange County Beach Weddings is blessed to have Pam and Summit Event Catering as part of the team.


Katie

Katie

BRIDAL HAIR STYLIST

She is originally from Ohio and has lived in OC for 4 years. Hair has been her passion since she was a little girl. She has more than 10 year’s experience as a professional hair stylist. At 22 years of age, she owned her own salon with over 400 loyal clients. She also has experience with doing hair on the news for TV.

Weddings are another one of her passions and she is amazed to be part of one of the biggest days in someone’s life. She is a perfectionist at what she does and will take as much time as you need to look your best. She takes pride and honor in every style that leaves her chair. She looks forward to sharing in your special day!


Lynne

Lynne

FLORIST

Lynne is a professional floral designer in South Orange County with more than 21 years of experience in the business. She specializes in weddings, but provides a beautiful floral touch to parties, corporate events, and holiday home decoration. She has a dedicated and helpful team working with her throughout the year.


Marina

Marina

IN-HOUSE SEAMSTRESS

She was born with an artistic passion that has never died. She studied at the University of El Paso in Texas then taught at Architecture University of Juarez in Mexico and school of the arts at Playa de Tijuana. She has 10 years of experience making costumes for pageant and theater scenes designs.

​For more than 5 years she has focused her passion on design for weddings and events and she does amazing work with bridal gown alterations as well as bridesmaids dresses.