ABOUT

OUR PHILOSOPHY

At White Haven Weddings and Events, we don't just plan weddings; we create experiences that are as unique and beautiful as each couple's love story. Based in the picturesque city of Kelowna, British Columbia, our passion lies in turning your dream wedding into a breathtaking reality.

PERSONALIZED ELEGANCE MEETS NATURAL BEAUTY

OUR PHILOSOPHY

At White Haven Weddings and Events, we don't just plan weddings; we create experiences that are as unique and beautiful as each couple's love story. Based in the picturesque city of Kelowna, British Columbia, our passion lies in turning your dream wedding into a breathtaking reality.

PERSONALIZED ELEGANCE MEETS NATURAL BEAUTY

MEET THE TEAM

At White Haven, our cohesive team of creative minds is dedicated to realizing your dream wedding, ensuring it matches your unique vision. We come equipped with a wealth of experience, a keen eye for design, and an unwavering commitment to the smallest details, ensuring that every facet of your special day is meticulously planned and executed. Our team's collective expertise covers all aspects of wedding planning, ranging from meticulous day-of coordination to comprehensive wedding planning and design services.

PASSIONATE PLANNERS, CREATIVE VISIONARIES

CASSANDRA MCCOLMAN

Cassandra, the founder of White Haven Weddings & Events, stands out as one of the most sought-after wedding planners in the Okanagan region. With nearly a decade of experience under her belt, she excels in orchestrating flawlessly executed weddings with exquisite designs that captivate couples from around the globe. Certified by the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada, Cassandra holds an Honours Degree in Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Management.

Known for her timeless and editorial approach, Cassandra's meticulous attention to detail is unmatched. Drawing on her background in floral artistry and interior design, she creates events that are truly one-of-a-kind. Cassandra's infectious energy and passion drive her to exceed expectations, inspiring both her clients and her team at White Haven.

Since discovering her passion for wedding planning in 2015, Cassandra has devoted herself wholeheartedly to her craft. She has cultivated a loyal network of industry professionals who share her unwavering commitment to client satisfaction. Together, the White Haven team takes pride in delivering unforgettable celebrations that reflect their genuine dedication to each and every client.

FOUNDER, CREATIVE DIRECTOR

DARBY BRANDOLI

Darby embarked on her journey in the wedding industry as a bride herself, with Cassandra guiding her as her wedding planner. Armed with a Bachelor of Education from Thompson Rivers University, Darby honed her impeccable organizational skills and adaptability. Now in the role of Lead Planner, she fosters personal connections with her clients, ensuring an impeccable and unforgettable experience from start to finish.

A skilled listener, Darby's unwavering dedication to her clients emanates from the depths of her heart. Her blend of humor, attention to detail, and tireless work ethic renders her an invaluable asset to the company. Additionally, Darby is poised to leverage her wealth of experience and expertise to develop educational content currently in the works.

LEAD WEDDING PLANNER, EDUCATION DEVELOPER

KARLY BROWN

Karly brings with her a wealth of experience in event planning and a track record of successfully orchestrating a wide range of gatherings. Originally hailing from Ontario, she embarked on a five-year adventure in Australia before settling in Kelowna, where she resides with her husband and two wonderful children. Karly's educational background is equally diverse, holding Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Criminology and Education.

With over a decade of dedicated service industry experience, Karly has specialized in event setup and planning. During her teaching career, she assumed the role of prom committee coordinator for a five-year span and also took charge of organizing fashion shows for another five years, showcasing her knack for creativity and organizational prowess. Her enduring passion for interior design has been a consistent interest that complements her professional journey.

Karly's extensive experience and expertise make her exceptionally skilled at curating unforgettable gatherings for any occasion.

LEAD COORDINATOR, WEDDING PRODUCER

CHRIS GALLANT

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Business Administration program at Okanagan College, Chris brings a strong foundation in business management to the White Haven team. His enthusiastic approach led him to seek a role in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, where he found his niche. Chris swiftly became an integral part of the team, playing a vital role in bringing our event designs to life and ensuring the seamless execution of every event.

He understands the importance of a smooth and efficient post-event process. His commitment to leaving no trace ensures that venues are returned to their original state promptly and flawlessly, allowing clients and venues to transition seamlessly from one event to the next.

Chris approaches his role with a commitment to providing unparalleled customer service, going above and beyond to exceed expectations. Even during the late hours of an event, he maintains a calm composure, a testament to his professionalism and ability to handle any situation with grace and poise.

LEAD WEDDING PRODUCER

CASSANDRA MCCOLMAN

Cassandra, the founder of White Haven Weddings & Events, stands out as one of the most sought-after wedding planners in the Okanagan region. With nearly a decade of experience under her belt, she excels in orchestrating flawlessly executed weddings with exquisite designs that captivate couples from around the globe. Certified by the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada, Cassandra holds an Honours Degree in Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Management.

Known for her timeless and editorial approach, Cassandra's meticulous attention to detail is unmatched. Drawing on her background in floral artistry and interior design, she creates events that are truly one-of-a-kind. Cassandra's infectious energy and passion drive her to exceed expectations, inspiring both her clients and her team at White Haven.

Since discovering her passion for wedding planning in 2015, Cassandra has devoted herself wholeheartedly to her craft. She has cultivated a loyal network of industry professionals who share her unwavering commitment to client satisfaction. Together, the White Haven team takes pride in delivering unforgettable celebrations that reflect their genuine dedication to each and every client.

FOUNDER, CREATIVE DIRECTOR

DARBY BRANDOLI

Darby embarked on her journey in the wedding industry as a bride herself, with Cassandra guiding her as her wedding planner. Armed with a Bachelor of Education from Thompson Rivers University, Darby honed her impeccable organizational skills and adaptability. Now in the role of Lead Planner, she fosters personal connections with her clients, ensuring an impeccable and unforgettable experience from start to finish.

A skilled listener, Darby's unwavering dedication to her clients emanates from the depths of her heart. Her blend of humor, attention to detail, and tireless work ethic renders her an invaluable asset to the company. Additionally, Darby is poised to leverage her wealth of experience and expertise to develop educational content currently in the works.

LEAD WEDDING PLANNER, EDUCATION DEVELOPER

KARLY MCNEIL

Karly brings with her a wealth of experience in event planning and a track record of successfully orchestrating a wide range of gatherings. Originally hailing from Ontario, she embarked on a five-year adventure in Australia before settling in Kelowna, where she resides with her husband and two wonderful children. Karly's educational background is equally diverse, holding Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Criminology and Education.

With over a decade of dedicated service industry experience, Karly has specialized in event setup and planning. During her teaching career, she assumed the role of prom committee coordinator for a five-year span and also took charge of organizing fashion shows for another five years, showcasing her knack for creativity and organizational prowess. Her enduring passion for interior design has been a consistent interest that complements her professional journey.

Karly's extensive experience and expertise make her exceptionally skilled at curating unforgettable gatherings for any occasion.

LEAD COORDINATOR, WEDDING PRODUCER

CHRIS GALLANT

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Business Administration program at Okanagan College, Chris brings a strong foundation in business management to the White Haven team. His enthusiastic approach led him to seek a role in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, where he found his niche. Chris swiftly became an integral part of the team, playing a vital role in bringing our event designs to life and ensuring the seamless execution of every event.

He understands the importance of a smooth and efficient post-event process. His commitment to leaving no trace ensures that venues are returned to their original state promptly and flawlessly, allowing clients and venues to transition seamlessly from one event to the next.

Chris approaches his role with a commitment to providing unparalleled customer service, going above and beyond to exceed expectations. Even during the late hours of an event, he maintains a calm composure, a testament to his professionalism and ability to handle any situation with grace and poise.

LEAD WEDDING PRODUCER

MEET THE TEAM

At White Haven, our cohesive team of creative minds is dedicated to realizing your dream wedding, ensuring it matches your unique vision. We come equipped with a wealth of experience, a keen eye for design, and an unwavering commitment to the smallest details, ensuring that every facet of your special day is meticulously planned and executed. Our team's collective expertise covers all aspects of wedding planning, ranging from meticulous day-of coordination to comprehensive wedding planning and design services.

PASSIONATE PLANNERS, CREATIVE VISIONARIES

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