Tessa was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. At Arizona State University, Tessa gained her hands-on experience in events. Getting her start in events during an internship at an audio visual production company, Tessa learned the ins and outs of event production and design. After working on several weddings, Tessa was hooked. Her passion for people, love, and beautiful things finally came together, thus Tie the Knot by Tessa was born.
Since the start of Tie the Knot by Tessa, Tessa has worked with numerous brides, planning, designing a coordinating their dream weddings. During the process, she has developed lifelong friendships, commonly referring to herself as “the bride’s BFF”.
Tessa finds her inspiration in every day life, and her personal style reflects her design aesthetic: timeless, romantic and unique. You can find Tessa at her studio in Old Town Scottsdale, mentoring aspiring event designers and coordinators, and teaching spin class at The Madison Improvement Club.