About ESW

Elegant Savannah Weddings is a one-stop resource for unique, beautifully designed and expertly executed weddings. Based in Savannah, Georgia, we have worked with clients in the area since 2010. With close partnerships with top vendors & venues, we pride ourselves on crafting exceptional weddings that are not easily forgotten. Our design-savvy, detail-orientated, passionate team excels at interpreting your vision and ideas, seamlessly bringing them to life. From logistics and lighting to entertainment and hors d'oeuvres, we take care of every detail. Go ahead and enjoy - we’ve got it covered.

With the recent addition of three more key professionals, we are now planning and hosting Wedding Ceremonies, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners and other Exclusive Private Events throughout beautiful Savannah and the Lowcountry. By the fall of 2021, we’d been trusted to plan, coordinate and host in excess of 800 Wedding Ceremonies, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners and other resplendent events. 

 

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Meet your planners & coordinators

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Meet Co-owner and Lead Planner Mark Royston. Mark has a degree in Business and Event Management. He started his career in food & beverage and once worked for WolfGang Puck in Chicago, IL. In March 2010, Mark became the Weddings and Events Planner for two of Savannah's premier private venues; 10 Downing and Winston's Wine Cellar. Fun facts about Mark: He is from England, he is a vegetarian, and he loves to cook. If Mark had to choose his favorite thing about weddings it would be the excitement & anticipation in the air before the couple see each other for the first time. 

Meet Co-Owner and Lead Planner, Meg Royston. As the reviews poured in, so did the sheer volume of bookings and in 2017, Meg came aboard the ESW team and Elegant Savannah Weddings expanded their level of service. Meg has a bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies where she studied everything from Design to Business Management. Fun Facts about Meg: She is a girl mama, loves sweets and has a very Southern accent. Meg's favorite moment at any wedding is the first kiss.

 

Meet Emilie Locke, Lead Planner & Virtual Assistant. Emilie joined the team full time in 2020 after working with ESW part time as a day of coordinator. She has an extensive background in the hospitality industry. She is a self-proclaimed night owl, a new mama and keeps us organized with her spectacular organizational skills! Her favorite moment at any  wedding is the designing, decorating & setting up. 

Meet Tricia Agee, Lead Day of Coordinator. Tricia has been a professional photographer, photographing weddings & families, for many years. Her photography knowledge has led her to be a great addition to our wedding planning team! Tricia is a mom to a beautiful daughter & a social media expert, always keeping us up to date on the new trends. Her favorite moment at any wedding is the first dance. 

Meet Lea McGilloway, Lead Day of Coordinator. Lea recently relocated to Savannah, Georgia from Philadelphia. She has been planning weddings for 2 years & has also worked at two of Savannah's prestigious wedding venues. Lea is a dog mom to her beloved rescue dog Bellini. Lea is the youngest of the ESW team & keeps the rest of us young at heart! Her favorite moment at weddings is the when the dance floor opens & the party gets started.