Ellen Gutierrez, Owner, Designer, Planner

Having worked with brides and their families in her position as hotel sales and catering manager, Ellen brings invaluable experience to your special day. Her background also includes experience as a meeting planner, planning social and special events, as well as corporate meetings. These events range from the North Carolina Governor’s Ball to St. Louis County Fair and Air Show. Ellen has spent a lifetime preparing to help plan your dream wedding. Her creativity, grace, diplomacy and superior planning skills will allow you to have the wedding experience of a lifetime. When not planning beautiful weddings Ellen is busy on the Board of Director of ISES, an international professional organization. When Hollywood came to town they called Ellen to be the technical consultant for wedding and reception scenes in the George Clooney movie, “Up In The Air” and she appears in the movie. Ellen and her husband have two daughters and live in Kirkwood.


Kristin LongKristin Long, Senior Event Manager

Special events have been a large part of Kristin’s adult life. A degree in Communications combined with experience gained while working as a manager at a large downtown hotel in Indianapolis, has prepared Kristin to seamlessly help her clients say “I do.” Kristin and her husband have two beautiful children, Will and Julia.





Katie Markham,  Event Manager

Katie is Bride’s Vision’s newest event manager. With a background in event management and client services, Katie understands first-hand what a client expects and deserves from her wedding planner.  Katie graduated from Washington University with  a dual degree in Psychology and Drama and is well prepared to facilitate all aspects of your wedding. Katie and her husband live in Rock Hill with their two dogs.





Published in Art of Celebration Chicago &
The Greater Midwest

Technical Advisor & Wedding Planner
In the Golden Globe Award winning
George Clooney movie “Up In The Air”


2010 Winner of ISES St. Louis Award for
Best Tabletop Design

2009 Winner of St. Louis Bride Magazine
Wedding Awards for Best Wedding Planner

The Knot, Best of Weddings