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our team

Many couples come to us feeling extremely overwhelmed.  Planning a wedding feels stressful and expensive. 

 We are award winning consultants who provide planning assistance and event management services.  Our goal has always been to save our clients time and money.  

We have over 17 years of combined experience in the event industry.  Our team has directed over 300 events in the last seven years. 


We are based in Memphis and proudly serve the Mid-South region including Jackson, Jonesboro and Oxford.   

We love to travel and are always delighted to manage events in new places and work with new vendors.  

Kathleen Davenport

Kathleen is our compulsive worker bee and "Big Kahuna".  She creates masterful timelines, builds functional floor plans and coordinates wedding day chaos.  

Kathleen has worked in many facets of the event world including venue management, floral design and catering  With over two decades of experience in the local wedding industry, her ongoing relationships with reputable and talented vendors is a true asset to any client planning an event in the Memphis area.  


When she isn’t orchestrating exceptional events, she is likely to be found reading a Jen Lancaster book while listening to Yacht Rock Radio on her lush patio surrounded by banana trees and bulldogs.  Her husband Shane runs our sister company, Pineapple Freeze which supplies ice and coolers for private events.  

Additionally, Kathleen co-hosts the Pop The Question Podcast with the supremely talented photographer, Camille Leigh.  Together, they dish on all things wedding related and offer tips and tricks for the newly engaged. 

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Dottie Benson

Dottie is a skilled vendor wrangler and a champion when it comes to keeping your event on schedule.  With over two decades of previous experience as a catering manager, Dottie is an ace when it comes to helping clients create custom menus and serving options.  

We jokingly refer to Dottie as our own personal "Care Bear", because she exudes kindness and joy everywhere she goes.  Dottie is a proud mama who can't wait to see her daughter graduate Ole Miss and perform in the Olympics!  

Morgan Frederic

Morgan is true task master!  She hustled hard as an event assistant and is now leading events like a champ!!!  Morgan helps us set up personal items, table linens and aides your vendors in managing all wedding day activities.  She is a wonderful doze of 'human prozac' in our chaotic world keeping our clients (and us!) cool calm and collected at all times.   

Morgan and her LSU loving husband love a good crawfish boil and spend their leisure time traveling with their adorable daughter.  


Charlotte Wiseman

Charlotte has extensive event management skills.  She served as a catering manager for multiple Memphis companies for over twenty years and our clients just rave about working with Charlotte as their lead coordinator.   

Charlotte is an fantastic wedding day manager who has a keen eye for those little specific details that truly make an event special and worry free. She also moonlights with one of our favorite florists, and those talents certainly come in handy on wedding days!

Her free time is shared with her adorable children, her husband Paul and her fabulous rescue pups.  

Carrie Springer

Carrie is one of the hardest working ladies of all time!!  She is fantastic at transforming an empty venue into a breathtaking event space.   She a set-up and break down maven, a masterful room flipper and a queen of coordination!!  Carrie loves helping our clients stay calm and carefree on their event date.  

When she isn't helping to bring our floor plans to life, you can find her enjoying time with her two boys and their sports activities. 


Casey Stafford

Casey arrives on your event day and brings all the details to life!! 


He spent many years managing event rentals for weddings, corporate events and large festivals- so we were thrilled when he joined the Pineapple Crew.  He is brilliant when it comes to floor plan design, florals and helping our clients select unique furnishings and textiles.  Casey is guaranteed to suggest those little extras to make your event truly extraordinary.  


Being a social butterfly, he knows all the best people in the industry...and we just love that about him!!   

Leann Sistrunk

Leann is a recent addition to the Pineapple Team and knocking it out of the park!!  She is extremely skilled at contract management with a keen eye for detail.  As a newly married woman, she genuinely enjoys helping clients keep events stress-free on their wedding day. 


When she has free time, this "Krafty Korean" dabbles in baking and cake decorating.  


Stephanie wright

Stephanie is no stranger to the wedding world!  Her family has been catering and bartending events for many years.  She began coordinating events with us in 2020 and has been a wonderful addition to our motley crew.  


Currently residing in Florida, Stephanie and Kathleen are currently working together to expand the Pineapple brand into the 30A market.  Don't worry, she still joins us for Memphis events once a month.  

When she isn't in work mode, she enjoy slipping her toes in the sand and watching her daughter play at the beach.  

meagan pittman

Meagan is the newest member of our crew.  She's proven to be a fast learner when it comes to "flipping" ceremony spaces into exquisite reception settings.  

Her past experience in catering has been a wonderful asset to our team.  She has a keen eye for detail, a license to bartend and is exceptional at managing an event timeline. 

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Tara Jones


Tara is a certainly no stranger to hosting and managing large celebrations!  

As the former venue manager for the Tower Room and with many years of catering management, we were delighted to have Tara join our team in 2023.  She has long standing relationships with reputable vendors which makes her a valuable asset to our clients.  

Tara is a long time Jets fan and busy mom of two.

Renee Dauberger

Renee brings the party wherever she goes, which is why we had to invite her to join the crew!!  As the matriarch for the family behind Perfection DJs, she seems to know everyone in the local soiree scene.  She is also a licensed bartender!!

As a busy mother of three boys, she and her hubs spend their downtime at the lake on their pontoon boat and traveling in their RV.  


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