Stacey Sainato – Owner
Peony Events Founder and NJ Event Planner, Stacey Sainato, earned her bachelor’s degree in Fashion Marketing and Business from Immaculata University in Malvern, Pennsylvania, located near her hometown. It was at the Philadelphia headquarters, in the buying office of retailer Anthropologie, that her career in fashion was launched.
Stacey quickly realized that her passion was to take a hands-on approach in the busy world of events, marketing and public relations. Working for companies such as Boss Hugo Boss, Neiman Marcus, and Viking Yachts, Stacey has dedicated over a decade to the fashion and luxury goods industry. Planning events and styling fashion shows for top designers including Michael Kors, Giorgio Armani and David Yurman, Stacey began to focus her efforts on the corporate trade.
With Trading Partners Collaboration, Stacey worked simultaneously for two corporations, serving as a senior event planner, traveling, planning and producing large-scale conferences at some of the top resorts, nationwide. In 2011, Stacey established Peony Events with love. Stacey has been in the event planning industry for over fifteen years and is now the most sought after NJ event planner. Stacey doesn’t consider her career a job as it’s her passion and she truly enjoys her day-to-day routine which varies daily. Stacey is so grateful to be doing what she loves every day and assisting her clients with such special times in their life.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Stacey dedicates her service to the community and the children. Team Captain for the Annual Four Seasons Parkway Run for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Stacey also volunteers for Healing the Children-New Jersey and is on their annual Gala Committee. In accordance with Stacey’s personal philosophy, “Remember what matters,” a percentage of Peony Events profits is donated to children’s charities. Stacey is a proud member of The Morristown Women in Business Network for women entrepreneurs which was founded by First Lady of Morristown, Mary Dougherty. Stacey also serves on the Advisory Board for Fashion Merchandising at her alma mater, Immaculata University.
Leslie Sica – Senior Event Planner
Leslie Sica grew up in Morris County, New Jersey and is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. She spent a decade working in the Fashion and Jewelry Industries for prestigious firms such as Neiman Marcus, Escada and the Movado Group prior to joining Peony Events in 2012 as an Event Planner and nurturing her life long love for event planning and all that it involves.
With Leslie’s impeccable eye and attention to detail her natural talent will allow your event to be everything you have dreamed of and more.
Bianca Fattal – Event Planner
Bianca Fattal grew up in Wayne, New Jersey and is a graduate of Rutgers University. She first fell in love with all things beautiful and tasty during her invaluable internship at “The Martha Stewart Show.” Working for Viacom, Warner Music Group, Hearst Magazines and WFAN Sports Radio, Bianca furthered her expertise in the art of entertaining and hospitality. She most recently used her love for creating unique and exquisite affairs to co-found a successful cake ball company that catered for some of the nation’s most prestigious companies and events, including Google and the PGA Tour Playoffs. Bianca believes that events should be personalized, delicious, and most importantly, fun!