Eilena Mercier-Ehmann was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA as well as spent some time in Delaware. She graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a BS in Business Communications and then went on to obtain a MS in Project Management from Colorado Technical University. Eilena had a diverse career in financial services as well as insurance. After gaining experience in the corporate world, Eilena decided to go after her passion for events and enrolled in Temple University’s Event Leadership program. With her business background and love of events that came through working with non-profits on event festival planning, being a wedding assistant, as well as sitting on various special events committees helped make the transition. Event Loft began as an event planning studio and grew into floral and event design. For design, Eilena stays inspired through nature and fashion. Her creativity comes from all things eye catching. It can be a vase in Home Goods or a beautiful flower!