With a background in teaching and administration, Holly began working in the wedding industry by assisting friends and family with their big day. After planning her own wedding, she was an independent coordinator for one year, and was delighted to join the staff of Simple Elegance in 2006 to become a certified wedding specialist. In 2008 she became the President of Simple Elegance. Her weddings have been published in The Knot Magazine and featured on The Knot website and her design ideas were featured on Style Me Pretty. Holly is highly sought out by referrals from her clients and is referred by many of Kansas City’s top vendors. She planned the local Knot Market Mixer for 2 years in a row and assisted in the fashion shows and market parties for the Perfect Wedding Guide.She is also the Co-Founder of Kansas City Wedding Planner’s Circle. An organization that brings the best planners together in KC to share ideas and stories and support each others businesses. Her attention to detail, creativity, organizational skills, and heart for serving others all add up to her unique ability to help brides create and enjoy the day they desire. With her fresh ideas and love for the area, she enables each couple to see their personal style reflected within the plans of their event.
Holly and her husband are both Kansas City natives, and currently reside in Overland Park with their 2 children, Drew and Stella. She attended the University of North Dakota where she studied Elementary Education and had a successful volleyball career. Holly is an avid sports fan and cheers on her local favorites any chance she gets.