On any given day you will find Tonya looking through Wedding or Fashion Magazines from places such as Paris, New York and Milan. Tonya has a passion for traveling the world, fine chocolate, amazing food, shoes and handbags as well as planning and creating beautiful weddings and events that allow her clients to enjoy their event while she makes sure every detail is taken care of. Tonya has an extensive background in the fashion and event planning industries, she started her career in Manhattan at Saks Fifth Avenue as an intern and over the next 7 years was promoted multiple times until she was responsible for several departments including designer brands such as St. John Knits, Ellen Tracy, Dana Buchman, Armani and more. She spent the next 7 years as a manager for Limited Inc. After leaving Limited she became the CEO of the National Association of Women MBAs where she was able to fulfill another passion of helping women around the world better themselves. Tonya has planned and executed well over 500 weddings and 100 corporate events for parties as small as 12 and as large as 2500. Tonya believes that each and every event deserves it's own style, excellent attention to every detail and a planner and designer who are approachable.
Roberta is excited to be a part of the Hoopes team. She loves people and enjoys being involved in the event planning industry. Roberta has 25+ year’s experience in management as well as customer service and is very organized and detail-oriented. She has facilitated the launching of two start-up businesses and managed the overall operations of these companies. Prior to her experience with start-up companies she worked in sales, project co-ordination, accounting along with all aspects of business administration and retail sales. Roberta has a fun personality and is easy to get along with. She is professional with a determined focus to get the job accomplished while enjoying the journey. Her wide skill set is an asset as the Director of Operations.
Although many would call her a workaholic Roberta does enjoy time with friends and family. She is a Hallmark channel junkie, loves a good book especially if it’s a mystery and her first choice when eating out would be Mexican food every time. Roberta originally hales from Canada. She is married and raised her family in Idaho. She recently moved to Utah and is embracing the new adventure. She believes change brings opportunity and is looking forward as life unfolds.
When Angela thinks about event planning, she can’t help but smile. She loves meeting new people and the opportunity to unleash her creativity. Angela’s bubbly personality and love for the event industry contributes largely to the successful events she helps to plan and execute. She thrives on the organization of event details and building lasting relationships with her clients. The worst part of an event for Angela is the end, because she no longer gets to work closely with clients she’s grown to love. Her attention to detail throughout the entire planning process and calming demeanor on site, creates a stress-free planning process for engaged couples and corporate clients alike.
Angela has assisted in planning and decorating of multiple events, from weddings to large scale corporate events. Angela graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in Experience Industry Management with an emphasis in Event Planning and Management. Her education and event planning experience make her an ideal candidate for anyone looking for event assistance. She is currently work towards becoming a certified event planner.
Angela was born and raised in Utah. She and her husband of 4 years, Travis, continue to call Utah home. When Angela isn’t hard at work planning events, she is a self-proclaimed Netflix binger and is always on the hunt for a new series to watch. She enjoys hobbies such as painting and refinishing furniture, camping in Utah’s beautiful backcountry, and spending time with family and friends.