ABOUT US Who Is Special Event Genie?
“Mighty team. Big moments. A lifetime of memories.”
Special Event Genie was founded by Ricki Lewis in Los Angeles, California. An expert in perfecting the details and creating the extraordinary, Ricki is well versed in planning weddings and events for our diverse community. With over 20 years experience in Wedding and Event Planning, “passionate” is a great word to describe her. Ricki is passionate about helping people enjoy and celebrate their lives in every way possible. And, no matter if the event is local or “destination,” she’s got it covered! Ricki brings a myriad of experience to the table including training from the prestigious “Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants,” graphic and fashion design, top-notch organizational planning skills, extensive world traveling AND development of the one-of-a-kind Planning Genie® App – available only for Special Event Genie clients.
Our clients are intensely busy professionals who depend on us to make their planning process stress-free and to discover what will make their day uniquely special. Ricki is highly creative in her planning and on-the-spot problem solving… and brings all these skills together to create a unique, wonderful event just for you, your family and friends.
``Your Wish Is Our Command!``
FOUNDER, SPECIAL EVENT GENIE RICKI LEWIS
SPECIAL EVENT GENIE TEAM
Chanit Trabulsi, Associate Partner
Chanit has been an integral partner with the Special Event Genie team for over three years. She has the unique ability to get the job done right the first time and is very detail oriented anticipating your needs. So often our clients comment on how calm she makes them feel on their wedding day. Chanit is most knowledgeable about wedding etiquette, traditions and social media and speaks fluent Hebrew and French.
Gabby Hernandez, Associate
Gabby is the Special Event Genie “Welcome Ambassador”. She understands how important it is to have our clients and their guests feel welcome and protected. Gabby has a keen eye and a creative flair for décor and has assisted with musical choices and specialty desserts as well. She’s been on the team for four years and speaks fluent Spanish.
Tori Chellis, Junior Associate
Tori is the newest member of the Special Event Genie team. Her experience includes coordinating weddings and planning large events. Tori has a keen understanding of catering preparation and presentation and is exceptional at meet-and-greet, demonstrating her warm welcoming style to guests on varied occasions. Tori understands the flow of weddings and adhering to a tight timeline. She also assists with couples from our diverse community.
Robin Romero, Partner
Robin is an experienced wedding planner and coordinator with many years’ experience in the industry. She’s been on the Special Event Genie team for eight years, exceling at diplomacy with all matters concerning etiquette and diversity. Robin is very dedicated to your happiness and always a team player.