Why Runway? It’s more than the planning we providE…

it is our EXPERIENCE.

  //GET TO KNOW ME //

Hi, I'm Rebekkah Rosado and I am the owner of Runway. I am a fiery Italian, crazy dreamer, go-getter, and hustling boss babe. I also am married to the love of my life, Frankie, who is also my hairstylist. ;) I'm real and honest and I love hard. You will almost always find me with a cup of coffee or glass of wine in my hand and my planner at my side. 

I grew up signing and playing piano and I spent my early college years rocking large festivals like Real Fest and stages like House of Blues as a frontman of a rock band. After a few years of being in the spotlight, I started working behind the scenes as a Production Manager and traveled with concerts and festivals planning sets and creating timelines. After a few years, I realized there was a personal relationship to be had in the event world and that made the events even more worth it and feel like I am making an impact in someone's world. I stumbled upon weddings and never looked back.

I had the amazing opportunity to plan both of designer Naeem Khan's son's weddings in Miami and New York that were featured in Vogue and Brides Magazine. I've also worked with other high profile clients providing event planning services from weddings to fashion shows. 

I have traveled to Mexico, the Dominican Republic, New York, Georgia, Michigan and all across Florida to plan and design events and had the opportunity to be featured in articles in The Knot, Style Me Pretty, Green Wedding Shoes, The Bridal Theory and Every Last Detail.

My experience has given me the knowledge and confidence to give you important and honest advice, share with you stress saving tips and offer guidance in hiring the right team. I'm your support system, you go to, a shoulder you can cry on but also one that will tell you how it is - and I promise to always be real with you. 

I wanted to be able to provide this experience to more clients so I started to grow the team here at Runway. Our team and all of our planners are experienced, knowledgeable, have a keep - it - real mentality. They are passionate and will take care of you 110%.

We can't wait to hear your story and be a part of your crazy amazing day. Let's be friends!

OWNER | RUNWAY EVENTS

 
 

MEET THE RUNWAY TEAM

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GIANA TRALONGO

DIRECTOR OF SALES AND OPERATIONS
Hi! My name is Giana. At Runway, we do everything in excellence and the high standards and passion of our planners is why I LOVE being a part of the team. I am a Midwest girl with a big Italian family, which means I love food, wine and talking with my hands! I am also addicted to working out and Reality TV (yes, I admit it - I never skip a season of The Bachelor or Survivor). If I am not in full wedding planning mode, you'll find me movin', groovin' and doing my famous "happy dance". I love being silly and making people laugh and I can't wait to be a part of your big day! 

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MELISSA BECKER

LEAD PLANNER
Hey, I'm Melissa and I'm a Florida native from a small beach town on the west coast. I moved to Orlando to attend UCF and after meeting some of the best people I've ever known, I decided to stay. My love of event planning is fueled by my passion to leave a positive impact on others' lives. I truly believe small acts of kindness can make a big difference.

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VANESSA NAVA

OFFICE MANAGER
Hey, I'm Vanessa, I was born in Venezuela and moved to Florida when I was 12 years old. Then I became a UCF Knight. One of my passions is to travel and try different food. I love being part of Runway because every couple is so special and unique that each wedding is a whole new experience for our team. I am a funny perfectionist who is addicted to Nutella and Ice Cream. My definition of love is to give and to share with a smile. 

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FRANCESCA FURFARO

EVENT ASSISTANT
Hi! My name is Francesca. I am currently a student at the University of Central Florida (GO KNIGHTS!) studying Event Management. You can always find a Dunkin Donuts ice coffee in hand because well who doesn't love coffee?  I come from an Italian family and I swear my blood is made out of tomato sauce. The way to my heart is pizza, of course! I come from a small beach town in South Florida so my forever-happy place is the beach. In my spare time I like to hangout with friends, or go to spin class, or just chill at home binge watching some Netflix series. The most rewarding part of my job is knowing that I get to help and contribute to a couples life on their most memorable and special day.

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AMARYLIS RAMOS

LEAD PLANNER
My name is Amarylis (Am-Er-El-Is) but everyone calls me Amy. Other than helping plan events, you can find my nose in a book, working a 12 hour shift at the hospital (nursing school student), or dancing my heart out (Spanish, Techno, Anything really). I LOVE people and being a social butterfly. Buy me a tub of cookies and cream ice cream and you have me at your fingertips. Actually, food in general (I blame the hispanic household I was born into) makes me happy. Organization is KEY to my hectic life, so organizing and planning events are two of my greatest strengths (weakness: laundry).

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OLIVIA BRENNAN

SENIOR LEAD PLANNER
Hi! I'm Olivia and I was born and raised in Tampa. I moved to Orlando to attend the University of Central Florida and received my Bachelor's Degree in Event Management. In my free time, I love to play volleyball, go to the beach, and travel to new places (I've been to 16 countries & counting). You can most likely find me a foot above everyone else in the room- I'm 5'9 and love a good pair of heels!

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BROOKE HARVILL

LEAD PLANNER
Hi there! I grew up in a small town in central Virginia with five other siblings. After high school, I attended college in New York City. After moving to Orlando, I found Runway Events and was immediately inspired by their vision. It is such an honor to work beside incredible women who are determined to make your day the best it can be!! When I'm not working with Runway, you can find me exploring the Disney Parks with my husband Jonathan or at the movies. Almost anything can make me laugh and I have an unhealthy obsession with the CW show, Jane the Virgin. I can't wait to meet you!!

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SHAY CASTRO

LEAD PLANNER
Hola! My name is Shaylin but everyone calls me Shay. I am an energetic Floridian, born and raised, who graduated from UCF ( Go Knights!). Whenever I am not assisting events, my head is in the marketing world. I love to watch movies, EAT Spanish cuisines (or anything that looks delicious) , dance (yes I have a “happy dance” when I eat) and travel. I am full of life just like my curls!!