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Our Mission

Blue Events & Co. is a wedding and event planning company serving the Texas Hill Country area, from Fredericksburg to Waco.

Our business model was created to be an option for all.

Regardless of the budget, religion, gender, or vision; we want to serve you. 

We have created 3 different styles of planning: Elite Full Service Planning,

All-Inclusive Packages, and Event Coordination.

Blue Events & Co. was created to represent 3-core values:

Southern Hospitality

Southern hospitality means providing a warm, loving, and hospitable experience. We serve our clients as if they are family. 

Top Notch Customer Service

We listen to your wants and needs then go above and beyond to accomplish what your desire. We believe in educating our clients so at the end of the day you not only feel comfortable with your planner or coordination, but you understand and trust us. 

Community Involvement 

We want to be known as the company that gives back. 

We offer discounts to active military, veterans, teachers, first responders, past and present peace corps members. 

We also focus quarterly on donating or hosting a fundraiser for local nonprofits.

Meet the Team

Amberley Adams-Thomas
Owner & Lead Designer

Howdy! I am Amberley Adams-Thomas, the proud owner of Blue Events & Co. I was born with a passion for organizing and executing events. 

I moved to Austin from La Porte, TX in 2011. Two years later, I completed my AAS in Hospitality Management specializing in Meeting and Events at Austin Community College.

Before creating my first company, Blue Boot Events, I worked on my education and tried to wear every hat possible in the industry. My background is in wedding planning, nonprofit planning, conventions, restaurants, hotels, venues, event rentals, photography, and even wedding dresses. Blue Events & Co. is my life’s calling. It has taken 13-years of experience to build this company and I could not be more proud of how far my team and I have come.

I've been happily married to my amazing and supportive husband for 7-years. We have two energetic 5-year old boys that fill our hearts with love and laughter every day. Being an introvert working in an extrovert's world, I like to decompress by spending quality time with my two boys, reading a good book on my patio, or tending to my garden and animals at our mini-farm.

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Erin Boeckman
Planner Partner

Erin is an accomplished business operations and event management professional with over 15 years of experience. Her background spans across many industries, but her passion is in weddings and events.

Erin's goal is to serve as a trusted planning partner to you, so you can relax and enjoy every moment on your special day. She is a logistics master and a creative problem solver with excellent communication skills. Erin specializes in working behind the scenes to make your event run smoothly and according to your unique vision. An anthropologist by trade, Erin is passionate about helping people create positive and memorable experiences that last a lifetime. She is an active member of Austin Wedding Planners Association (AWPA) where she continues to learn and perfect the art of weddings.

Outside of her career, Erin is an endurance athlete and spends her time competing as an Ironman triathlete and marathoner. She volunteers as an Angel Runner for the non-profit Ainsley’s Angels, where she lends her legs to athletes with disabilities to help them achieve their dreams of participating in races.

Erin was born and raised in a remote town in Upstate NY and has experienced life coast to coast. She lived abroad in Zambia, Africa where she volunteered as an art therapist and community educator. She is fueled by a plant-based diet and loves spending time in nature with her husband, son, two rescued dogs, and rescued cat. Her experiences have given her a unique perspective on the individual challenges people face, and she approaches every situation with positivity and compassion. Erin puts her whole heart into her work, and you can count on her to make your wedding wishes come true.

Tatianna Ramon
Executive Event Planner

Tatianna is passionate about creating experiences and bringing visions to life from the introductory discussion, throughout the planning process and even past your big day. Tatianna manages several of our All-Inclusive packages and works with the individual venues and vendors to create a smooth planning process and event day. She focuses on vendor and client communication, creating and negotiating contracts, managing budgets and juggling day-of event details so you can focus on and enjoy your event. Tatianna graduated with a degree in Meeting and Event planning with an Emphasis in Special Events and has worked in the hospitality industry for several years in different positions, from theme parks to dessert catering and venue site management, event planning and coordination.

 

Her goal is to plan and coordinate extraordinary events that are layered, or sprinkled, with personal details that express your unique personalities and relationships. She enjoys working on both the minute details and big picture aspects of events and feels most rewarded when her client’s guests say they enjoyed themselves. Tatianna’s objective is to construct a seamless experience for you and your guests that will make you proud of the event you created.

 

When not attending planning meetings or coordinating events, Tatianna enjoys watching films, reading, cooking new recipes (with varied success), and traveling with her husband, Domingo and their mini German Shepherd, Keanu. Having just moved into their first home, Tatianna will also likely be unpacking and nesting for the next year.

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Brian Rudy-Moghaddasi
Event Planner

After planning his own wedding with his partner, Brian instantly fell in love with the idea of wedding planning. Getting to plan every detail, meeting and working with the vendors, and making sure the event went off without a hitch reminded him how much he loved the process.

 

His ideal clients are couples who are looking for help and to collaborate with their planner and build a partnership to execute the event flawlessly. His mission is to help make sure his couples' big day goes perfectly by guiding them throughout the planning process. Plus, he likes to grab a photo with the couple after the ceremony too! 


Brian is Texas born in San Antonio and has been in Austin since High School. In his free time, he loves watching movies, spending time with family and friends, and trying the best new food in town. He is a member of AWPA (Associated Wedding Planners of Austin). He currently has 5 fur babies; 3 dogs & 2 cats. He has previously worked in education for 8 years but has now been an event planner for 3 years.

Amanda Watkinson
Event Planner

Amanda is a California transplant, but quickly fell in love with all of what Austin has to offer. She has a unique background in wildlife and veterinary care, which later prepared her to shine under pressure. Upon realizing her passion for planning, she graduated from the Meeting and Event Planning program at Austin Community College with Chancellor’s Honors. Shortly after, she jumped into assisting weddings through day of coordination. She now enjoys planning each couples’ special day from beginning to end. Continuing education has always been a top priority for her, as she recently earned the Wedding MBA - Wedding Planner Certification. When Amanda isn’t facilitating events, she enjoys putting together community involvement projects for the Blue Events team by finding ways to thoughtfully volunteer while team-building. Amanda's favorite part of working weddings is involving personal touches that showcase the clients’ personalities. She especially loves working with couples that want a fun and laid-back planning experience while creating their dream day. On the day of the event she is focused on problem solving and ensuring all guests feel comfortable and included!
Outside of her career, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, and fur babies. You can often find her exploring new local restaurants and community events. She also loves any opportunity to soak in the beautiful views of Lake Travis.

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Kisten Inness
Creative Director

Kisten is a Texas native born and raised in Round Rock Texas. From a young age she has always had a passion for parties and events. Planning holiday events for friends or a fun movie night was always up her alley. Kisten knew she wanted to work in the wedding and events industry from a young age and is so excited that her dream as a child has come true.

In December 2022, Kisten graduated with a degree in Event Management from Iowa State University with a specialization in non-profit events and weddings. She has taken many different classes and worked in a wide range of events. Kisten loves the wedding industry because of how it joins people together as one. Her favorite part of a wedding is the moments with the bride or groom before they walk down the aisle! Her loyalty towards her clients & passion to help others and make them happy makes her a great addition to your day.

In addition to being a coordinator, Kisten is also the Creative Director. She runs all the social media platforms and helps with different design tasks. She has had a passion for social media since taking a social media marketing class in high school. She enjoys helping with design and branding tasks for Blue Events. 

In her free time, Kisten is found most likely drinking coffee, being with others and probably still planning events for her friends whether it is wine night or dinner party!

Rachel  Vikstedt
Event Coordinator

Rachel is a native Texan, born and raised in the Austin area. She loves design, organizing chaos, problem solving and expressing her creativity in new and exciting ways. Rachel has experience in photography, marketing, bridal wear, event coordination, design and management.

 

She is working on an Associates degree in Meeting and Event Planning as well as a degree in Hospitality Entrepreneurship. While her dreams began with wedding planning, her education has revealed her love and passion for design and management! Rachel started working with events in 2018. She demonstrates her creative passion in every event she participates in.

 

Rachel loves making couples' dreams a reality and getting to be a part of making their special day a success! Her ideal clients are couples who are willing to think outside of the box and make their weddings unique to them. Her favorite events are the ones that show off the couples unique bond or style, she believes every event should have the clients personality sprinkled in!

 

When Rachel is not working events she is mentoring teens through her church, teaching bible classes or spending time outdoors with her dogs and fiancé. In her down time she loves reading, painting, and is an avid puzzle solver. She also loves to travel, hike, kayak, and host game nights with her family and friends.

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Alyssa Calaluca
Event Coordinator

Alyssa has a strong passion for organizing, designing, and ultimately making people happy which led her to the direction of the Hospitality industry. She has a couple years of event experience and multiple years of retail experience where she learned the ins and outs of what true customer satisfaction looks like. She has always loved the details behind the final result of weddings which slowly became her backbone in wanting to become an event planner.

 

In December 2019, Alyssa graduated with an Associate’s degree in Hospitality Management  specializing in Meeting and Event Planning as well as Travel and Tourism at Austin Community College. Since then, she has worked for multiple event planning companies and a wedding venue in order to gain the full experience in different categories of the wedding industry. 

 

In her free time, Alyssa is a wine enthusiast and foodie who loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, paint, photograph, and play with pups. During the summers, Alyssa likes to visit her family in Villefranche-sur-mer, France and travel to the surrounding French cities. She will never say 'no' to an adventure and some good food!

Sienna Ramirez
Event Coordinator

Sienna was born in Austin, Texas and raised in the small town of Elgin, Texas. She has always had a love for creativity and a strong passion for planning.


Before entering the wedding world, Sienna obtained a B.A. in Communications with a Public Relations concentration from The University of Texas at San Antonio. During her time at the university, she had the privilege of being on the exec board as the Events chair for Texas Angels, the first spirit group on campus. This position allowed her to work alongside many companies, express creativity, enhance her problem-solving skills, and pushed her to follow her dreams of making event planning a career. Planning events and getting to witness the joy it brings those around her always leaves Sienna with a full heart, knowing she is using her passion to spread happiness to others.


When Sienna is not coordinating in the wedding world, she enjoys reading books with an iced coffee close by, scrapbooking, playing with her mini-Labradoodle named Remington, and spending time with her friends and family. She is an avid foodie and is always a definite ‘yes’ when it comes to traveling!

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Photography CreditsMylah Renae Photography

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