A resident of Lenox since the 1980s, Dawn has always felt lucky to live in such a beautiful, culturally rich, area. She has worked in sales and marketing with local small businesses for most of her career and is currently the Digital Marketing Manager for the Haddad Auto Group. Dawn also owns a customer retention and followup company, Car Calls, and has been on the Lenox Chamber Board for the past 3 years. With 4 daughters–one just recently married–Dawn can’t imagine a better place to hold a wedding than in Lenox.
Joel Catalano has been the co-owner of The Apple Tree Inn since 1996. Involved in the Lenox Chamber of Commerce since 2005, he is a long time real estate investor & operator, formerly involved in commercial leasing and sales in New York City. Joel is an avid golfer and cyclist.
Tara Consolati is the owner of Tara Consolati, marketing + pr, a boutique agency specializing in targeted marketing and public relations for the wedding industry. Believing passionately that the Berkshires is an ideal destination for luxury weddings and events, Tara assists the region’s high-end wedding purveyors with branding, promoting, and securing top level media placements on a local, regional, and national level. Born in Lenox, but raised in Virginia, Tara returned to the area 14 years ago and currently resides in the country with her husband, two daughters and way too many animals!
Katherine started her career as a Ranger in Yellowstone Nation Park. A woman with many interests, she majored in Business, Psychology, and Environment Studies at Michigan State University. Katherine and her husband Ben then moved to Vermont, where she worked for a small local food manufacturer. Katherine realize that she wanted to pursue a career in business. In 1995 she and her husband purchased Classical Tents and Party Goods, located in Lenox Dale, Ma. Over the years Katherine has expanded on her education by attending national and state trade shows and seminars, and by attending classes at local colleges. She is also the President of the Lenox Chamber of Commerce and Co-founder of the Lenox Wedding Planner Tour.
Lauren Mace (left) and Ruthie McDonald
Eutopia Events is a Massachusetts based wedding and event planning company started by Ruthie McDonald and Lauren Mace, two friends with a flair for art and design and a passion for throwing amazing parties. Their attention to detail, style, and experience is highly sought after in and around New England. Their work ranges from the playful backyard birthday to the lavish, upscale soirée. No event is the same, but they treat all with the same attention and care that your special event deserves. Ruthie and Lauren both hold bachelor degrees in graphic design and previously worked together at an award-winning Disney parenting magazine art directing and styling photo shoots. Ruthie lives in Greenfield with her husband, two children, a little white dog, and a playful cat. Lauren lives in the woods of Hardwick with her husband and their crazy dog.