Lauren Westerman - CEO/Owner
Classic Events by Lauren was founded by Lauren in summer 2010. After spending almost four years early in her career as a Catering and Sales Manager, Lauren went back to school and obtained her CWEP certification while opening her own business in Austin, TX.
Born in Houston, Texas, Lauren also attended college in the state of Texas. While earning a bachelor degree in Criminal Justice and graduating Cum Laud from Huston-Tillotson University; Lauren managed to maintain a dual athletic scholarship for volleyball and basketball. In 2014, life, work, and family brought her to the Pennsylvania area, where she currently resides.
In addition to weddings and special event planning, Lauren has industry experience within hospitality and marketing departments. Through her many roles, she has had experience in planning events for Grammy, SXSW and Emmy; non-profit Galas such as the Garces Foundation event and Rittenhouse Soiree on the Square; and conferences for as many as 500 guests.
Lauren continues to grow in her professional career by holding various board/committee positions in many industry specific groups. Through her networking and experience, Lauren is constantly learning from some of the top event professionals that share trends and ideas.