Yellow Umbrella Events
Meet the Yellow Umbrella Events Team - Cheryl and Shea Bailey

Cheryl & Shea are a husband and wife event planning team, located smack dab in the middle of all the fun that is Austin, Texas. They approach each event with fresh eyes and are always offering new and innovative ways to help your wedding day match your specific style and personality.

They plan fabulous events all over the great states of Texas and Hawaii and the International destinations of Mexico and Jamaica. They’ve been voted Best Destination Wedding Planner in Texas for the last 5 years in a row!

Cheryl Bailey - Yellow Umbrella Events - Austin Wedding & Event PlannerCheryl Bailey has worked in the events industry for a number of years and before opening Yellow Umbrella Events, owned a successful catering company where she received a number of awards. It was hard to keep her away from the event planning side of the business so she decided to take the leap and follow her love of event planning on a full time basis. She first launched Yellow Umbrella Events and later added Yellow Umbrella Travel, and hasn’t looked back since!

When she’s not planning a wedding or corporate event, Cheryl travels the world (with Shea) as speakers to the wedding and event industry. They share their knowledge of owning and operating successful wedding businesses and teach others how they can do it too.

Shea Bailey - Yellow Umbrella EventsShea Bailey is the Co-Owner of Yellow Umbrella Events.  He grew up in Tennessee (Go Vols!), joined the Army National Guard his senior year of High School, and graduated from Maryville College with a degree in Biology.  After college, Shea spent the next year living in Venezuela while working with a local professor at the Universidad De El Tigre.

After returning home, he entered the “Corporate World” where he gained experience in sales and operations while traveling extensively around the country.  Several years later, Shea decided it was time to take that experience and follow his dream of becoming an entrepreneur.

Leah Barnes - Yellow Umbrella EventsFor over a decade Leah has helped plan weddings, travel, and events for a multitude of clients including brides, businesses, and large corporations. She handled hundreds of events as an Event Planner with both the Arbor Pointe Center and Bella Notte Event Center before making the move to Yellow Umbrella Events to apply her planning powers as an Event Coordinator. In preparation for every event, Leah enjoys forming a relationship with the client in order to make sure that their big day is not only a success but that it also exceeds their highest expectations.

In addition to coordinating events Leah has volunteered for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and Brides Against Breast Cancer to support and give back to the community. When not working events, Leah enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and trying all the new and interesting things that Austin has to offer.

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