Meet Our Team

The Event Group’s goal is to assist in creating an unforgettable event for you and your guests. We will combine your vision and ideas and bring them to life by producing a personalized and timeless occasion. Modern or vintage, classic or chic, our team has the talent and experience to create your dream. With The Event Group, no detail is left behind. For weddings, from the proposal to the “I do”, The Event Group provides superior service and exceeds expectations. No two events are alike in style or substance, which drives our consultants to continually pursue innovation and creativity.

Sheila Weiner

Sheila C. Weiner

President and Founder

Things that make Sheila happy:

  • Spending time with her grandchildren
  • Black wardrobe staples
  • Eating spaghetti in her bathrobe
  • Shots of tequila and glasses of champagne

Sheila’s eye for elegance and years of experience have led her to three decades filled with fabulous and memorable events – from social soirees and breath-taking weddings to international conferences and prestigious summits. Her standard for excellence and logistical expertise allow her to lead her team and execute the best in non-profit, private, and corporate events and luxury weddings.

A lawyer by training and event planner extraordinaire, Sheila is known for her classic sophistication. Together with her team, she will ensure that your milestone celebrations and business endeavors are nothing short of perfection!

Kate Caffrey | The Event Group | Pittsburgh

Kate Caffrey

Senior Event Coordinator 

Things that make Kate happy:

  • Trying new makeup and skincare products
  • Morning walks outside
  • Reading a good book
  • Spa days

Kate’s keen attention to detail, creativity and logistical skills shine in her role as a seasoned event professional with The Event Group. Whether she’s planning a sophisticated social celebration or a unique special event, Kate’s genuine and enthusiastic personality keeps her clients at ease and excited about each event that she coordinates.

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Kate looks forward to planning many more special events.



The Event Group | Pittsburgh |

Lori Grandon

Event Manager

Lori’s career in event planning began at a luxury boutique hotel in Columbus, Ohio where she was Director of Events and Catering. Lori has enjoyed coordinating events while living in Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Naples at each of the regions finest venues. She has been an event manager and seasoned expert with The Event Group for over 15 years. With a creative background in floral and event design, she uses her artistic eye to create stunning environments that bring her client’s vision to life.