Katie Pagel

Owner  |  Designer  |  Planner

Katie Pagel, Owner of As You Wish, is her clients’ right-hand woman throughout the entire event planning process and helps their wedding dreams come to life! Katie prides herself on her communication skills and being a strong advocate for her clients. Her signature is her creative and tasteful design eye along with incredible attention to detail and structured + logistical event flow. Katie’s goal with each and every client is to help their imagination flow and make the wedding or event planning journey as seamless and fun as possible! Katie holds her Wedding Planning Certification from the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners and has her ear to the ground on everything going on in the Dallas Wedding Industry! Katie can’t wait to sit down with you and hear all about what you are envisioning for your event!

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Erica Detgen

Lead Wedding Assistant

Erica Detgen began her wedding journey with As You Wish in 2022 and has since gained a better understanding of the wedding and events process from start to finish, and has also developed a deep appreciation for the industry. Under Katie’s guidance, she has continued to cherish every opportunity to learn and grow. Now, as the lead assistant, Erica is dedicated to ensuring that every aspect of your special day is meticulously planned and executed to perfection the As You Wish way!

Tonya Warren

Wedding Assistant

Tonya Warren graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a degree in Psychology. A native Texan, she returned home and began working as a wedding assistant with As You Wish in 2014. As an assistant, Tonya works on executing the behind-the-scenes details on your big day and bringing your vision to life. Through AACWP, she also holds the title of Trained Wedding Planner. Tonya strives to create a stress-free environment for all clients and deliver an event filled with memories to last a lifetime.

Laura Orr

Wedding Assistant

Laura Orr is a fabulous wedding planner that assists our team on the weekends. You will see Laura’s smiling face at your event, where her specialties include managing the vendor load in and setup, assitsting in client and guest direction, timeline management and more!