The La Fête Team

Katie Dunn

Owner and Lead Planner

La Fête founder Katie Dunn has devoted her career to wedding planning, design and event production. Whether on the runways of New York City where she coordinated all fashion, jewelry and architectural special events for Swarovski North America, the offices of Classic Party Rentals where as Sales & Marketing Manager she oversaw a six-person sales force and determined the annual product line, or the elegant halls of Chapel Hill’s Carolina Inn where she planned and executed dozens of weddings, Katie’s hands-on approach, unflappable attitude and dedication to detail has equaled success.

Katie holds a BA in communications and psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill, and furthered her studies at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology with coursework in event design, planning and execution.  Katie specializes in making your wedding or special event a one of a kind design and custom experience.  Katie is available for full service planning.

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Casey Harris

Event Planner

Casey Harris first joined the La Fête team years ago as an intern while she was a student of Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill. Casey is a businesswoman at heart and that professionalism reflects in all her work. Casey also comes with experience in rentals and lighting and has a passion for bringing a couple’s design vision to life. Casey’s favorite part of wedding and event planning is the unique clients we get to work with. She loves nothing more than building relationships with our couples and their families throughout the planning process. She is also the ultimate flower enthusiast and can never get enough – especially when it comes to her favorite, peonies!

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Catherine Langhart

Event Coordinator

Catherine joined the La Fête team after working for one of the most preeminent catering companies in Washington DC. Her catering background goes further than an understanding of food and beverage, she is also experienced in rentals and layout design. Catherine believes organization and communication are the most important tools in creating a successful event.  As our lead weekend coordinator, Catherine prioritizes logistics with her detail oriented approach to planning. Catherine holds a BS in Hospitality Management from East Carolina University with a concentration in Special Events and Conventions. Catherine has a hospitality mindset and loves watching wedding day dreams turn into reality.
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Photo Credit: Sara Coffin Photography