Director of Sales
Charlene has been a member of the John Michael Exquisite Weddings & Catering team since 2005. She is responsible for the social/wedding market, as well as coordinating our Diamond Package weddings. Her degree in event management from the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida allows her to incorporate her love for planning parties into her career. Her favorite thing about working at John Michael Exquisite Weddings & Catering is seeing how creative her clients are. Always hospitality-driven, Charlene has experience working in amusement parks, hotels and did her internship studies with the American Lung Association of Florida.
Charlene was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She moved to Orlando with her family in 2005. Some hobbies that keep her busy during her down time include traveling and baking. Charlene loves going on cruises and hopes to one day travel to Spain, Italy and Greece. She loves reading and listening to great music, especially live performances. Charlene loves animals and has grown up with a Pomeranian named Gizmo and a Maltese/Poodle mix named Oreo. Her favorite John Michael Exquisite Weddings & Catering menu item is the Roasted Red Pepper & Parmesan Risotto.
“Every event is unique and special in their own way and I love making their visions become a reality.”