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

it’s our EXPERIENCE.

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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, I love Jesus 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 singing 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. 

Runway Events was built on this culture of sincerity, transparency, and authenticity. I wanted to be able to provide this experience to more couples so I started to grow the team here at Runway. With over 600++ events under our belt, 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. I can’t wait to hear more!

CEO | RUNWAY EVENTS

 
 

WHO WE ARE

A group of passionate boss babes who love what we do and are here to be your biggest support system and best friend on wedding day.

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Management Team

Meet: Melissa, Vanessa, Rebekkah, Trish & Amy

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Creative team

Meet: Trish & Caroline

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MELISSA BECKER

HR DIRECTOR | RUNWAY HQ
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.

//GET TO KNOW ME //

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VANESSA NAVA

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION | RUNWAY HQ
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. 

//GET TO KNOW ME //

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Hannah Cole

LEAD PLANNER | RUNWAY HQ
Hello friends! I’m Hannah, I was born in North Carolina and raised in Tampa. I am currently attending UCF pursuing a degree in event management. I have been in love with weddings for as long as I can remember and I am so glad that I am now able to share that passion with others, as well as being able to be there for every special moment! When I’m not assisting events I am spending time with my fiancé and our puppy, Oliver. My goal in life is to make everyone I meet smile! 

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Cristina Giorgio

EVENT ASSISTANT | RUNWAY HQ
Hi! My name is Cristina! I was born in New York and moved to Orlando to attend UCF and pursue my Bachelors degree in Event Management. I'm Italian and Ecuadorian, so I know all about big families! I love to travel, go to concerts and when I'm not helping out with weddings, I work at a day care. I can't wait to help out with your special day!  

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CAROLINE Lukitsch

HEAD FLORAL FAIRY | RUNWAY HQ
Hi there! I’m Caroline! I’m from Fort Myers, Florida. I moved to Orlando to attend UCF where I got my degree in Event Management. Go knights! Outside of doing Floral, I am also a licensed cosmetologist. I strive to live a colorful life filled with adventure & beauty, hence, choosing the wonderful world of weddings, where there is never a boring day! On my days off, I love to be on my paddle board in the crystal clear ocean water soaking up the sun!

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AMARYLIS SERRANO

SENIOR EVENT MANAGER | RUNWAY HQ
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, 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).

//GET TO KNOW ME //

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OLIVIA BRENNAN

SR. LEAD PLANNER | RUNWAY NY
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!

//GET TO KNOW ME //

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SHAY CASTRO

EVENT MANAGER | RUNWAY NY
Hey I’m Shay and was born and raised in The Sunshine State (born in Miami and raised in Orlando to be exact). When I am not planning your perfect day, I am either watching movies, traveling or have my head in the Marketing world. I love to eat, dance and eat (Snacks are LIFE). I am full of life just like my curls!!  

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Trish Correa

CREATIVE DIRECTOR | RUNWAY HQ
Hey I’m Trish - born in the big Apple and raised in the Florida sunshine. Both personally and professionally, I seek out passionate creativity. Working at Runway allows me to realize a couple’s dream design while fueling my artistic appetite. Speaking of appetite, I love pizza, cheese fries and a good dose of electronic music. Preferably at the same time, but I’m not choosey.

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Sofia Martiarena

EVENT ASSISTANT | RUNWAY HQ
Hi there! My name is Sofia and I was born in Mexico City - so I love anything spicy! I then moved to South Florida and have lived there for most of my life. Currently, I am attending UCF pursing a bachelors degree in Event Management. I love to travel and spend quality time with my friends and family. I love love and weddings! If I’m not helping on wedding day, I am secretly watching more wedding videos on YouTube at the comfort of my bed. I can’t wait to be a part of your special day with your special someone!