Perfectly Planned by Shari is a full service luxury wedding and event production company. Shari and her team will design a custom event personalized for you. In addition, we provide you with a detailed, organized and enjoyable planning experience. Every client receives the attention they deserve and the event they have dreamed of. We specialize in bringing your event vision to life.

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headshot-shari-zatmanShari Zatman

Owner, Event Producer, Event Designer

Professional Event Producer and Event Designer Shari Zatman, is the owner of Perfectly Planned by Shari and It’s Your Day. Shari began her professional career in Interior Design and has a true passion and eye for event design. She applies that experience to all her events through her aesthetic for custom event design and decor. She has more than 20 years of experience in the event industry in corporate, non-profit and social events as well as having worked in the industry as an event vendor.
Shari is an award-winning event planner, blogger, speaker, and event industry consultant. She also is a member of the International Special Events Society and served on the board of the ISES Pittsburgh Chapter.


Linda Chang

Wedding and Event Coordinator

Linda graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. Throughout her college years, Linda was involved in event planning through many of her organizations. It was after graduation that she took an interest in event planning as a career. She interned with Perfectly Planned by Shari.

Linda then moved to New York City and worked for an event company called The Wedding Salon in midtown Manhattan.  She worked with celebrity wedding planner, Titiana Byron and vendors such as David Tutera and Silvia Weinstock.

Following that position, she moved back to Pittsburgh and accepted a position with Perfectly Planned by Shari as an Event Assistant. She later rose to become Senior Event Assistant where she became owner Shari Zatman’s “right hand” at events. Linda is very detail oriented, calm and great under pressure. She has a true love of weddings and special events.


brittanyBrittany Peglow

Wedding and Event Coordinator
Brittany is a graduate of Seton Hill University. Having always had an interest in the event industry, Brittany took on planning her own wedding and children’s parties with excitement and enthusiasm. It was while planning these events that Brittany decided she wanted to pursue a career in event coordination and management.
Brittany works as an Event Assistant at Perfectly Planned. She is an important member of the team and really enjoys being a part of the events we plan.



Amy Brake

Wedding and Event Coordinator
Amy graduated from Slippery Rock University with a double major in Business Management and Marketing. Throughout college, Amy planned events for several student organizations and started her Events internship with Perfectly Planned by Shari in 2013. After graduation, Amy began her Events career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, where she aided in planning corporate and social events. Most recently, Amy has taken on a new position at BNY Mellon as the Pittsburgh Events Coordinator, planning corporate events and executive visits. Amy has worked on the Perfectly Planned by Shari team for over 4 years and has taken on the position with the company as an Event Assistant. She has a true passion for event planning and an eye for detail.


India Thandi-1India Thandi

Event Assistant and Marketing Manager
India graduated from Penn State University with a major in Communications and minor in Sociology. India has always enjoyed planning important events for her friends and family and in her last year of college, she participated in THON where she helped coordinate her committee’s canning trips, helping contribute to the total raised for pediatric cancer that year. After graduation, India started working for a Pharmaceutical Market Research company in Yardley, PA but when she moved to Pittsburgh to be closer to her boyfriend, she decided it was a great time to look into the planning world and reached out to Perfectly Planned by Shari. After a 6 month internship, Shari hired India. She works as an Event Assistant as well as the Social Media Manager. India loves to work with our clients to make sure they are getting the most out of their day. She hopes to continue to learn from Shari and grow her career in event planning, bringing her unique touch to all events.


Melissa-Smith-1Melissa Smith

Event Assistant
In addition to working as an Event Assistant, Melissa also studies Studio Art and Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. She is skilled at visual and graphic design. Melissa has considered event coordination and design as a visual art for many years and decided early on that she should reconcile her creative and quantitative passions by pursuing this field and joining the Perfectly Planned by Shari team. Melissa loves working with us on digital marketing design and working closely with clients at each event.




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