about us


As You Wish Wedding’s Owner and Lead Planner, Rachel Burt, pairs her extensive background in design and her dedication to detail to plan the wedding or event her clients have always dreamed of! Her professional yet spunky personality makes her a favorite of clients and vendors alike. Rachel has planned hundreds of weddings and events nationally and internationally, including many high profile events such as the Margot Perot Center for Women and Infants’ recent anniversary celebration for the Perot family and the KISS FM wedding with rapper, Coolio. Her unique perspective on aesthetics has garnered her many awards and accolades such as the NACE “Color me a Cure” tabletop design competition and several magazine features. She currently holds the title of Certified Wedding Planner through the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners (AACWP) where she also sits on the board of directors and has her ear to the ground on everything going on in the industry! Rachel can’t wait to sit down with you to hear all about your vision for your wedding and help bring it to life!

As the Founder of As you wish…, Shari Johns has been creating fabulous weddings in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for more than 13 years. She is also the former President and a founding board member of the AACWP and holds her certification as a Master Certified Wedding Planner – one of just a few in all of Dallas. Shari’s legacy of creativity and inspiration continues today as a key consultant within the company.

Victoria Wellington grew up in Dallas, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Hospitality Management. As the As you wish… office manager, Victoria is the friendly voice you hear when you call into the office during the week but she can also be found assisting the planners on the weekends with their events. She is extremely organized and works hard to ensure that everything behind the scenes is running smoothly—she is always willing to help with whatever is needed around the office. Victoria prides herself on making sure that the team has everything they need to make each and every wedding a beautiful success!

Floridian turned Texan, Amanda became an Associate Planner for As You Wish over 5 years ago. With a degree in Art History, Amanda is best known for her extreme creativity and out of the box ideas. With a bright, yet calming personality, Amanda is invaluable on site as she expertly guides the wedding party through the day, coordinates the vendors and ensures the design is pulled off flawlessly! Also a graduate of the AACWP wedding planning certification class, she holds the title of Trained Wedding Planner. Amanda excels at pleasing each and every client and making sure the event is exactly what they dreamed of.

Our Marketing Director, Lauren Seaber, graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Hospitality Management and a fervent passion for all things wedding-related. As apart of the As You Wish team, Lauren is known for the creative flair she brings to the management of our website, blog, and social networking outlets. She considers herself to be a social media guru and purveyor of all things aesthetically pleasing in regards to presentation and design. Her constant pursuit of ingenuity puts As You Wish on the front end of industry standards and trends.

All of our wonderful Team Photos were taken by Jennifer Yarbro with Jennifer Yarbro Photography.