Rafeal Henderson has established a reputation of  producing events that are one of a kind. Her ability to connect with each client and produce original and fresh ideas has given her an edge within the event industry. Although she is absolutely in love with weddings her passion for social and corporate events has expanded her reach. When your bride is a business owner and starts a family, she believes its imperative the same quality is presented. Prior to opening Cherished Moments Planning, Design, & Coordination in 20016  Rafeal was a corporate administrator in the health care industry, planning community events and meeting hard deadlines. Corporate America taught her how to work well under demanding and stressful situations and still produce excellency without batting an eye. With a Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of California State Fullerton in Sociology and over 16 years of hospitality and customer service experience she provides a unique approach to the client experience. Being able to encourage and uplift her clients while assembling and managing vendors has proven to be invaluable to her clients. Rafeal's creativity and quintessential taste continue to produce elegant, classy, and unforgettable events. With detailed planning and a passion to create unforgettable memories she delivers results that are vibrant, upscale, and detailed.

Kandace is a detail oriented and passionate event manager with strong leadership skills. She is known for handling high pressure situations with grace and ease. Kandace has over 8 years of experience in the entertainment industry as a event host, where she was highly involved in  guest relations for major concerts and productions. In doing so, Kandace acquired exceptional organizational and management skills, as well as outstanding client relationships and utilizes these invaluable skills while managing weddings, social, and corporate events.  Kandace is passionate about creating an atmosphere that is entertaining, fun, and upbeat which is why clients fall in love with her can-do attitude. 


Alanna is creative, vibrant,  and  has a natural eye for design. Prior to joining Cherished Moments, Alanna developed her background in art, styling, and creative directing for clothing brands. Her passion for styling and art led her to the events industry. She has a keen eye for detail and will work hard to ensure every element is staged to capture the perfect picture. Her ability to bring designs together is the reason why she leads the day of production crew. Her passion for design inspired her to assist in numerous weddings and social events in Southern California. Her diverse background has refined a deep-rooted understanding of client needs, which has fostered her ability to curate remarkable results. Alanna is known for ensuring each event is spectacular from the first impression down to the smallest detail. She understands every detail matters when you are trying to create memories that last a lifetime. Alanna holds a bachelor degree from California State University of Long Beach in Communication. 

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