MEET THE STUNNERS
We all have a passion for creating STUNNING events! We have a very dedicated team of planners and designers who will ensure that your event is a STUNNING SUCCESS!
Krista Ashshaheed is the Co-Founder and Planner/Designer of Stunning Soirees, LLC. She is from a small town in rural Georgia and actually grew up on a farm. She has made the DMV her home after moving here over 10 years ago.
Krista is a successful sales professional. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Sales/Marketing from Tuskegee University and a Master’s of Public Administration from Bowie State University.
Krista has a true passion for making the dreams of her clients come true!
She loves planning events, whether large or small and ensuring that each event is beautiful and full of details.
Krista is an active member of The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She serves on several committees which provide her an opportunity to utilize her coordinating and planning skills.
Krista has been happily married for 2 ½ years! She enjoys decorating her home, traveling, exercising, and spending time with her friends and family.
Fun fact: Krista had to bring a little piece of country living to the city. She planted a vegetable garden in her backyard so that she and her husband can enjoy fresh vegetables.
In case you’re wondering, Kristy & Krista are twins! You are not seeing double. Lol
Brittany Blackwell is a Co-Founder and Coordinator of Stunning Soirees, LLC. Brittany became Mrs. Blackwell on September 3, 2017. She had a huge southern wedding at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, GA. She always dreamed of getting married in her hometown and it was literally a dream that came true for her. Her dream wedding inspired her to make other brides’ dreams become reality!
Mrs. Blackwell loves to see various components collaborate to create something massive. The many constituents that she focuses on to ensure a stunning wedding, is strategized similarly in her career when engineering spacecraft. Brittany is an Aerospace Engineer for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) by executing integration and testing for space systems. Additionally, she performs various outreach activities around Prince George’s County by speaking about her career and engaging students with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities to alert them of opportunities and careers. Her passion for educating the youth is so strong that she personally tutors students in all levels of math after work daily.
A native of Stone Mountain, GA, Brittany received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Aerospace Science Engineering from Tuskegee University in 2010. As a result of her excellence in her career and educational STEM outreach, NASA GSFC fully funded her Masters of Science Degree in Technical Management from The Johns Hopkins University in 2018.
As a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter, Brittany is involved with many committees, programs, and community efforts that enables her to use her coordination skills accordingly as well.
When Mrs. Blackwell is not engaging in any coordination activities, she enjoys spending time with Mr. Blackwell, family, and friends. She also enjoys dancing!
Fun Fact: Brittany is a trained ballerina. She danced from pre-school through college so when she has the opportunity, she likes to take local ballet classes in addition to pretending like the classes at the gym are her stage!
Kristy Williams is the Co-Founder and Planner/Designer of Stunning Soirees, LLC. She is from a small town in rural Georgia. She moved to the DMV 10 years ago and fell in love with city living.
Kristy has over 10 years of professional experience in sales & marketing. While receiving her master’s degree in Public Administration, Kristy entered into an idea competition, in which she won 2nd place and was enrolled into an Entrepreneurship program. From that moment forward, she knew she wanted to be an entrepreneur and follow her passion of planning events!
She has a vivid imagination and a flair for turning visions into reality. She loves creating special moments, whether intimate or grand. One of her favorite quotes by the late Steve Jobs is “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
Kristy is a member of member of The Federal City Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She enjoys working with the youth programs and strategizing fundraising initiatives on behalf of the chapter.
Fun fact: Kristy is engaged to the love of her life and is getting married in November 2019! She loves anything outdoors, traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.