Get to Know…Stacy McCain

This month we are getting to know the lady who’s responsible for making the real magic happen –  Miss Stacy McCain!  This year marks the seven year anniversary of Stacy McCain Event Planning ( aka SMEP ), during which the company has received wonderful reviews from clients and vendors alike.  Stacy’s passion for her work is remarkable, as is her commitment to spending quality time with family and friends.  Here’s a little insight as to how this event planner spends her day to day:

Stacy (from Molly's wedding)

Photo By: Sasha Gulish

Q: Which industry related tool can you not live without?

 A: Scissors! No matter the event, size or location we ALWAYS seem to be in need of a pair or two. 

Q: When you’re not on site at an event, what can we find you doing?

A: Catching-up with friends over a glass of wine or spending quality time with my very supportive and understanding boyfriend.

Q: At which venue are you dying to work?

A: Locally, I’d love to work at Kunde Family Estate in Sonoma. 

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Photo of Kunde Family Estate : Photo From

Internationally I’ve been dying to work at Cuixmala in Mexico. 

Photo of Cuixmala : Photo from

Photo of Cuixmala : Photo from

Q: My go to snack is ________.

A:  I tend to snack on trail mix, grapes, goldfish crackers and mandarin oranges.

Q: What is/are your guilty pleasure(s)?

A: My guilty pleasures include US Weekly, fro-yo (twist of chocolate & peanut butter), Sour Patch Watermelon candies and shopping. 

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Us Weekly :: Sour Patch Watermelon Candies 

Q: TV wise, what are you watching right now?

A: Nashville, Scandal, Revenge and Grey’s Anatomy.

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Q: I can’t stand ________.

A: Inconsiderate drivers.

Q: What’s the last thing you purchased online?

A: Airline tickets to Palm Springs for Stagecoach, so excited!

Q: Music wise, I am currently listening to ______.

A: Foster the People’s ‘Coming of Age’ from their new album ‘Supermodel’ out in March.

Q: Favorite thing I currently have hanging in my closet is ______

A: My red Zara coat

Zara REd Coat

Q: What’s your favorite restaurant in the Bay Area?

A: Cotogna, love me some Italian food!

Q: What do you love most about working with the Stacy McCain Event Planning team?

A: My amazing team of assistants! Would not, could not do it without them. Their energy, drive and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done is incredible!

Julia, Stacy, Vic

Photo By: Sabine Scherer


Photo By: Sabine Scherer


Photo By: Sasha Gulish

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