Dave Dave has been happily married to Christina, the greatest wife ever, for 28 years. Together they have six children, three daughter-in-laws, one grand daughter... and more on the way! He loves working with couples after their ceremony to assure that all went well with customer satisfaction and that they received more than they expected when they came and allowed us to be a part of their special day. He enjoys outdoor sports including skiing, racquetball and rode biking. "Life is great and it is wonderful to be a part of the staff at Chapel of the Flowers. Life is truly very good and I am very grateful and blessed for all that I have received.
Jason Jason has worked at Chapel of the Flowers since 2000. He loves being a part of everything that Chapel of the Flowers embodies – so many happy weddings each year, a world-class staff of professionals and a beautiful facility. Together, these make the perfect setting for perfect weddings. Jason is married to Holly who also works at the chapel. They have three fun and energetic daughters. When not at the chapel, Jason loves spending time with family, finding adventures, being outdoors and travelling. He also has a great love for service, and activities that inspire and focus on the wholesome things in life. In 2005, Jason received a Bachelor of Arts at UNLV in Business with dual minors in Management and Marketing. In 2011, he earned his Executive Masters of Business, also at UNLV.
Tyler Tyler was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. He's been married to a wonderful woman named Katie for over 4 years, and they have a beautiful little girl named Sarah. Tyler loves spending time with his family, above all else. He graduated with a degree in Business Management from BYU, with a focus in entrepreneurship. He also studied Spanish, which has proven very helpful with our couples, too! Tyler is also the head of photography at the chapel. Tyler has been a professional photographer for over 10 years and is thrilled to be able to use that skill on a regular basis, as well as to train the photographic staff here at the chapel. In the few spare moments he has, he loves all activities that involve being outdoors -- everything from snow skiing to wakeboarding.
Holly Holly has been with Chapel of the Flowers since 2005. She has enjoyed using her degree in Business Management to implement ideas that can help give the brides an incredible experience. In her time at Chapel of the Flowers, she has served as General Manager, Marketing Manager and now as Human Resources Manager. Prior to working at Chapel of the Flowers, Holly worked for some major corporations in management and human resources, including: Target Corporation, Bellagio and Caesars Palace. Although gaming and retail offer excellent job opportunities, there is nothing as satisfying as ensuring that a bride's day is perfect. Holly has three beautiful children at home and works very part time so she can be with them.
Nicole Nicole has been with Chapel of the Flowers since 2006 where she serves as its Director of Operations. Prior to working for Chapel of the Flowers, Nicole was an entertainment project coordinator for Princess Cruises where she had a hand in setting up a variety of production shows for the cruise industry. Weddings are much like a production show, so her talents quickly became invaluable to the chapel. In her time with the chapel, she has served as a wedding planner, wedding coordinator, manager of planners and coordinators to her current position as director of operations. Her various roles at the chapel have given her that up-close knowledge of what couples are looking for and what Chapel staff needs to do to make that happen, ultimately giving Nicole the pleasure of helping every bride’s dream come true.
Ferlayna Ferlayna was born in Utah and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. A "native" to the area, she enjoys Las Vegas' warm sunshine and cool winters. Ferlayna graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with an emphasis in Meetings and Events Management. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading, photography, swimming, and traveling.
Holly Holly Caplinger is originally from Las Vegas but also lived in Minnesota for several years. She loves meeting new people and enjoys making life events memorable. She has a beautiful daughter named Allison and she enjoys photography, scrapbooking, cooking (she loves Top Chef!), rollerblading, and snowboarding.
Liza Liza has been doing accounting work for 15 years now and is a licensed CPA. She was born and raised in the Philippines but first lived in Chicago before moving to Las Vegas. She has two little dogs that are spoiled rotten and divides her time between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. She is building a ‘home and family’ with her husband Woo. She loves lots of laughter and any sweet treat that she can get her hands on.
Katherine Kathy is a sophomore at UNLV where she is majoring in Theater. As a thespian, she loves both acting and working behind the scenes. She was born and raised in Las Vegas and has worked at Chapel of the Flowers for several years in both the Photo Gallery and as a Wedding Coordinator. Kathy enjoys being with her family and friends, reading and playing her viola in addition to acting.
Marci Marci grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and has enjoyed living here. She started out as an intern with the Chapel as the assistant to the wedding planners. Now, she is one of our wedding coordinators. Marci recently graduated with a degree in Hospitality Management. She loves to plan weddings, events, parties - you name it! She always looks forward to spending time with her family and friends. Marci also enjoys anything that has to do with water (the lake or beach), playing volleyball, shopping, dancing and traveling.
Allison Allison was born in Minnesota and moved to Las Vegas when she was 13. Now 17 years old, she is a senior in high school and enjoys learning something new each day. Her favorite things are Cuban food, family, music and nature. Allison spends most of her time with her boyfriend, family, eating and watching basketball and football. She plans to move to New York after she turns 18 and go to college to study sociology or psychology…she might wait a few extra years though because she loves the Chapel of the Flowers family very much!
Allyson Allyson is a Nevada girl as she was born in Reno and grew up in Las Vegas. She previously worked at the Springs Preserve in Las Vegas as a Wedding Coordinator for Wolfgang Puck. She loves spending time with family and in the outdoors for activities such as snowboarding, paint-balling and hiking. She has a passion for coordinating weddings and aspires to one day be a wedding planner.
Shanaye Shanaye is a native of California, but just recently moved to Las Vegas with her husband where they lived in the small town of Wilmington, North Carolina. She is excited to begin dental school at the College of Southern Nevada and is very excited to work at Chapel of Flowers. She loves weddings and loves to help couples out even more!
Jantell Jantell loves weddings. She has four little dogs and a little niece who take up all her free time.
Sharda Sharda is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated from Judge Memorial High School in 2005 and then attended the University of Utah. She moved to Las Vegas to escape the snow and cold weather. She loves weddings and has always dreamed of being a part of them. She plans on getting married to her wonderful fiance in the next few years. She loves to meet new people.
Liberty Originally from Northern California Liberty graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Bachelor's degree in Visual and Critical Studies. Her passion for fine art and need for creativity has blossomed into a love for floral design and she strives to make bride's floral dreams come true. When she isn't working with flowers she spends her time rock climbing and enjoying the many outdoor pursuits that Las Vegas has to offer.
Jena A native of Oregon's Willamette Valley, Jena graduated floral design school there in 1999. Since then, she has been committed to growing her knowledge of the diverse and ever-changing field. She is dedicated to providing the highest quality to all of our couples and making their every floral dream come true. Happily married since 2004, she understands how personal your flower choice for your special day is and looks forward to helping make your day intimate, elegant and legendary.
Mark Mark was originally born in Missouri, but has lived in many states before settling here in Las Vegas, Nevada (including New Mexico, Georgia, Tennessee, and California). He has worked at Chapel of the Flowers ever since moving here back in 2001, and has moved up to the Limo Supervisor. He knows the ins-and-outs of all the Strip hotels, and can get you around a traffic jam in two minutes flat! He loves to hear the unique stories that all of his couples share with him on the drive to and from their ceremonies!
Tom Tom was born and raised back East. There he raised five beautiful children, who are now all fully grown. He moved to Las Vegas in 1989, where he met and married a wonderful woman, Judy. Around the chapel, he's known as Mr. Vegas! In his spare time, he loves to play piano for his family and friends.
Johnathan John loves sharing the happiness of your special day. He promises to give you a smile, a few laughs, and a safe ride to and from the Chapel.
George George is a lifetime Las Vegas resident with more than 30 years experience in transportation throughout the city and its surrounding areas. He enjoys working with families and couples during one of the most special times in their lives. His experience with the growth of Las Vegas makes the challenge to the get each couple to the chapel on time easier.
Brad Brad is one of the few born and raised in the exciting city of Las Vegas. He is newly married with one awesome little boy.
Jerry Jerry has been a senior pastor of four churches throughout California and Texas. He has been a minister for more than 40 years, been married for 33 years, and has lived in Las Vegas for 10 years. Jerry likes classic cars and trucks, but he loves spending time with his wife and family and serving people on their wedding day.
Doug Doug was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, but moved to Las Vegas more than 25 years ago. He has been married to a beautiful woman for more than 23 years, and has two amazing sons. He likes dogs, and has an immense respect for those serving in our armed forces (his son is currently serving in the Navy). He loves to travel all over the world, and he recently made a missionary trip to South Africa to help those suffering with AIDS, which was a really memorable experience. He has been a minister for 15 years, and loves to make every couple have a truly special ceremony!
Al Al has pastored churches in New Jersey and Nevada. He spent many years ministering on the PGA Golf Tour and in the process caddied for professionals on tour. He caddied for eight Masters, 17 US Opens, and hundreds of Tournaments. His goal is that each couple he marries will know his desire to make their day a very personal experience for them. He has raised 9 step-children and has 1 daughter.
Tina Tina is a fun loving, true romantic. She enjoys helping people and is excited to be a part of the Chapel of the Flowers family! She hopes that every bride and groom walk away with great feelings about their wedding day, and is happy that she was there to help.
Aubrey Aubrey has lived in Las Vegas since 2005, having moved here from Ireland. Her family has traveled a lot and she still likes to do so whenever possible. After moving to Las Vegas, Aubrey joined an Improv Comedy show and has been performing with them ever since. She is a self-proclaimed nerd and enjoys pop culture trivia. She likes to make people laugh or smile because it makes the world a little brighter.
Rachel Rachel was born and raised in Las Vegas. She is married to a solider in the Air Force and together they have a one year old daughter named Savannah.
Shanna Shanna moved here 5 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio for job opportunities and better weather. She is a hopeless romantic who believes that soul mates do exist.
Vanessa Vanessa is originally from Hartsville, South Carolina. After graduating from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, she taught at Northwestern High School for 4 years as an Art teacher. After owning a home, being married for 5 years, and living in South Carolina for her entire life, she and her husband decided that they needed an adventure. She has now lived in Las Vegas for over 2 years and has found her dream job! Her hobbies include traveling, snowboarding, hiking...and of course taking pictures along the way!
Timothy A student and professional videographer for almost 12 years, Timothy has spent countless hours behind lenses and in editing rooms. He has a passion for lighting design and cinematography and has served as a Director of Photography for several projects- notably Charity (a black and white short); and Red Moon (a full-length suspense film). Outside of videography, Timothy has several interests including writing, auto racing, and cooking. He also enjoys teaching adult Catechism classes at his parish and spending time with his wife.
Megan Megan is originally from Kansas City, Missouri. She studied at Missouri State University where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in photography and Master of Arts in writing. She moved to Las Vegas to be nearer to her family and friends and for a change in scenery. Megan enjoys photography, writing, teaching writing, gymnastics, and piano.
Alyssa Alyssa is a native of Las Vegas, where she attended the Las Vegas Academy for the Arts. She studied at the Make-up Designory in Burbank, California as well as photography at the College of Southern Nevada. She has a zest for a variety of arts, and in her spare time enjoys hoopdance and bellydancing. She loves being a photographer at Chapel of the Flowers and capturing those special moments between couples.
Michael Originally from Texas, Michael moved to Las Vegas to further his education in the Arts. He is always thriving to learn more for his passion. Right now he specializes in Graphic Design and Photography. "Knowing is not enough, you must apply. Willing is not enough, you must do." A student of life, he will always learn from his experiences.
Rachel Rachel is a hard working and dedicated art student at the Universtiy of Nevada Las Vegas. She has a minor in secondary education. She loves art and enjoys all different mediums.
Haylee Haylee came to Las Vegas five years ago. She is a country girl at heart; however, she easily fits in the city of Las Vegas. Haylee is a student at the Univeristy of Nevada Las Vegas, majoring in Human Services Counseling. She has many interests including photography, hiking, and volunteering. Haylee spends the majority of her time hanging out with her English Bulldog, Ruby.
Jose Jose is currently a student at the College of Southern Nevada with a major in Commercial Photography. He has worked in the photography field for about five years and loves every aspect of photography and expressing himself in an artistic fashion. Jose is also a musician and can play various instruments.
Joe Joe is a Nebraska native who has spent a collective 11 years living in Las Vegas. He loves photography and for a long time, he tried to capture creative images with disposable cameras and “point-and-shoots” before finally investing in a Canon 7D, which he now takes almost everywhere. He is very excited to have the opportunity to now turn his passion into a career with Chapel of the Flowers.
Alexa Alexa is 20 years old and a native to Las Vegas! She loves life, traveling and photography. She comes from a family of 11 who she loves more than anything.
Irving Irving loves art, music, modern technology and photography. He is currently majoring in Graphic Design.
Maria Maria was born and raised in North Las Vegas, Nevada. She graduated form the College of Southern Nevada in May 2010. She earned an Applied Associate of Science Degrees in Computer Graphics Design, Commercial Photography, and General Studies. She specializes in both major and minor restorations.
Galyna Galyna loves to work with colorful and bright, happy pictures. Her hobbies include drawing, reading, hiking and skiing.
Philip Philip recently re-located to Las Vegas from Southern California. After high school, he received a degree in Visual Communications and is currently working on finishing his degree in Photography.
Brittany Brittany was born and raised in Las Vegas. She enjoys traveling and sightseeing. Her father was a world-famous Harlem Globetrotter who taught her family to be ambassadors of goodwill, always.
Archel Archel has lived in Las Vegas since 1999 and graduated with a Bachelor's in Journalism and a minor in Marriage and Family Counseling from UNLV in 2007. Ever since getting married to her husband Eric in 2008, she has been in love with anything related to wedding and event planning. Her other interests are in traveling, European and ancient history, calligraphy, and National League Football. She also loves spending time with her husband and their two children, Sadie and Wake.
Heidi Heidi has been working in the field of event planning for the last couple of years, where the basis of her experience comes from putting on large social events. She is originally from Portland, OR, and has been living in Las Vegas since she obtained her Bachelor's degree from UNLV in 2005. Working in the wedding planning and coordinating field allows her to use her planning and organization skills, while at the same time she can do what she loves, making people happy! In Heidi's spare time, she enjoys being with her family and friends.
Michelle Michelle is originally from Southern California and moved to Las Vegas to be near family. She has been married for 18 years and has one daughter and one son. She enjoys scrapbooking, ice hockey, and going to concerts with her daughter.
Robin Robin recently moved from Chicago where she had been involved for many years in a family business. She and her husband of 31 years, Dan, have three incredible sons, Mitch, Jeff and Corey. Robin has turned her long time "hobby" of planning weddings into a career reality.
Ja'De Ja’De has been obsessed with weddings since planning her own wedding. It sparked a passion she didn’t know she had, which lead her to attending The International School of Hospitality for wedding plan and design where she graduated from as Certified Wedding Planner. In addition to weddings, Ja’De is extremely fond of shopping and loves to host small parties for family and friends. In her leisure time, she is active in her ministry, loves to cook, read and spend time with her husband and two boys. Basically, she loves love and is excited to join Chapel of the Flowers where she can help in making other couples happy, too!
Courtney Courtney is a native to Las Vegas, who graduated from UNLV. She went on to work in the community as a social worker, yet she also found herself planning events such as bachelorette parties and vow renewals. She soon found herself helping her friends create their own wedding celebrations. It was through her involvement in these events that she found she enjoyed every aspect of the wedding experience. She then enrolled in The International School of Hospitality for wedding coordination and design, and graduated as a Certified Wedding Planner. In her spare time, Courtney enjoys community theater, dancing, and spending time with her family, friends and her two dogs Roxy and Riley.
Evan Evan is a hard worker and is always ready to meet expectations in the workplace. He is experienced in many software editing programs and enjoys using his video editing skills to help couples make their special day last a lifetime.
Stefan Stefan was born and raised in Las Vegas. When he is not shooting and editing video, he enjoys playing golf and watching college basketball. He is a die-hard Runnin' Rebels basketball fan!