Meet us

Debra Benamati and Samantha Radandt


​Debra Benamati and Samantha Radandt are the owners of rsvp wedding coordination, B & R Events, and Southern Gala. Their journey as wedding planners and designers began in 2006 with B & R Events and progressed into producing fundraisers  for NAMI Greenville and Tell Every Amazing Lady about Ovarian Cancer with their sister company, Southern Gala.

B & R Events have been recognized for their talents with wedding planning, wedding coordination, and customer service on a web, regional, and national level.They have been recipients of the WeddingWire’s Couple’s Choice Award for 8 consecutive years, the National Association of Catering and Events’ Best Event Planner of 2016 for Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina, one of the top three companies to be nominated nationally for WeddingWire’s the Art of Being Exceptional Award, and a national nominee for "Best Wedding under $50,000" at the National Association of Catering and Events One Awards.

rsvp wedding coordination is pleased to announce that they were the recipient of the National Association of  Catering and Events Best Event Planner of 2017 for Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina and WeddingWire's 2019 Couple's Choice  Award.

Hayley Wilder

principal coordinator

Hayley Wilder graduated Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina, with a degree in Tourism Management with an emphasis in event and meeting planning. While at the University of South Carolina, Hayley was the recipient of the SC Festival and Event Association Scholarship.

Currently, Hayley works for the Hilton Greenville as their Corporate Sales Manager. She was also involved with the Ways and Means Committee of Appalachian Chapter of the National Association of Catering and Events, PULSE Young Professionals, and is a member of the 2017 Pacesetters program within the Greenville Chamber. She loves her 2 dogs, Lily and Ruger, and is an active member of Sportsclub.

Sarah Dant

principal coordinator

To describe Sarah Dant in one word, one would have to say dedicated. The Greenville native has dedicated her entire professional career to contributing to and growing the community she knows as home.
Sarah went to Clemson University for Business Management and has used that to cultivate a successful career in event management. Her dedication for people and hospitality makes her very successful in events. Sarah is eager and excited to work with all couples.
Dedication aside, Sarah does have some free time. She enjoys hiking with her dog, Roosevelt, playing soccer at the Kroc Center, wining and dining her way through all the amazing restaurants in Greenville, and hosting family and friends with her new husband, Wally, in her home.

Danielle Deming

principal coordinator

Danielle Deming is a young business professional who has always taken pride in attention to detail and going above and beyond for her patients and clients in all aspects of her life. These to include but are not limited to her nursing career, customer service with manufacturing companies, and managing a dental office for a nationwide company for 3 years.

She's originally from upstate NY and relocated here August of 2015 for a chance to grow more as a professional and expand on her talents and skills. She's worked on event planning committees for the past 5 years, including Susan G Komen CNY, and loves exceeding the client's expectations. She loves spending time with her handsome fur baby, Bandit, and her daughter, Emery Jane. 

She looks forward to making your day one you will never forget!

Amy Cope

principal coordinator

From a guest count of 3 to 3000, Amy has coordinated events of all sizes.  Her experience with Hotel Domestique, Restaurant 17, and Table 301 has given her a broad spectrum of events under her belt.  She is very active in the local hospitality industry and has many friends and colleagues to bounce ideas off of. She is currently attending Western Governors University for Marketing Management.

When not in the office or at an event, Amy enjoys spending time with her husband Tyler (another wedding that B & R Events coordinated!) and playing with her three "fur babies".

Alexa Rosenfeld

principal coordinator and personalization specialist

Alexa Rosenfeld attended Clemson University for Travel and Tourism, and has had various experience with hotels, hospitality and weddings while interning with Hilton Greenville and with rsvp wedding coordination. Alexa finds peace with organization and creative projects as she has owned her own personalizing business for 7 years. With an obsession for Disney and travel planning, that is where Alexa and her family spends most vacations, in the happiest place on earth!

Emily Fincher

principal coordinator

With a keen attention to detail and dedication to perform coordinating at the highest caliber, Emily Fincher has found her passion in the wedding and events world. The Anderson native relocated to Greenville after living in Nicaragua as a teacher. Prior to her trip, she coordinated a fundraising event for her move and raised over $8,000 in one night.  That is where her passion for event planning sparked.

Since then, she has coordinated over thirty weddings and events. She is also the head director for Greenville's first NEDA Walk. Emily is very excited to be working with the rsvp family! When she is not working, you will find Emily at a concert, hiking in the Smokey Mountains, or eating tacos with friends. 

Carly Chapman

designated assistant

Carly is a bubbly and creative individual that loves detail and organization as much as she loves spontaneity and fun.  Carly studied Parks and Recreation Tourism Management, with a concentration in Travel and Tourism, and Psychology at Clemson University.  During her time at Clemson, Carly became the first intern for rsvp and has continued to grow and learn as a part of the rsvp team.  

In addition to finding the calm in the chaos, Carly enjoys making others happy and bringing their visions to life, which is why she thrives in the event industry.  Upon graduation, Carly plans to pursue a career in corporate event planning to combine her love for travel, design, events, and people.

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