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Raquel Shutt

Raquel created Wedding Savvy in 2002 to offer smart and savvy event consulting that was rooted in the best interest of the client. Due to her hard work and client care, her firm grew in clientele and in consultants. Raquel has carefully crafted a team of other talented, like-minded individuals featured below. 

Raquel is a proud Cuban American who graduated from Frostburg State University and went on to earn her MBA from Loyola University of Maryland. She created Wedding Savvy after serving as an event coordinator at a local hotel and saw a need for a savvier, more client focused business.

   Raquel resides in Annapolis with her husband and their three sons and travels often to her Charlotte office in North Carolina.She is an active member of her community as well as supports her husband in his current role as Grand Knight of The Knights of Columbus at their home parish church, St. Andrew by the Bay.  

Raquel has had MANY memorable wedding moments, but one of the most unique is when she coordinated the Towson State Marching Band "marching" in right as the bride and groom said, "I do!"



Leslie scheper

Leslie Scheper graduated from The University of Maryland, Eastern Shore with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. She also earned her Bachelor of Science in speech pathology from Towson University and later received her Masters in Speech and Hearing Science from East Carolina University. Leslie has been serving brides with Wedding Savvy since 2004 and is now a Senior Consultant. Leslie previously served as a site coordinator at an Eastern Shore reception facility. Leslie is known for her calm demeanor, amazing personal skills, and her ability to deliver top-notch VIP events.  Leslie is a Savvy Certified Wedding Consultant. Leslie lives on the Eastern Shore and enjoys boating and relaxing with family. 

Her most memorable wedding moment included fireworks shot off from the water!

Leslie's photo is courtesy of Allison and Chris Britton Photography with hair and makeup by About Faces of Annapolis.


Gina Ingel

Gina is a graduate of Salisbury University and has been a member of the Wedding Savvy Team since 2010.  Gina has been amazing brides for over five years with her attention to detail, professionalism, and amiable personality!  Gina is Savvy Certified Wedding Consultant and resides in Severna Park with her husband, Bobby, and their two beautiful daughters.  Gina's most memorable event moment includes when the father of the Bride hired an airplane to fly over the ceremony site with a well wishes banner for his daughter!

Gina's photo is courtesy of Allison and Chris Britton Photography with hair and makeup by About Faces of Annapolis.