Myriad career paths have led Amy Zaroff to this high point in life. With over 20 years of expertise within a range of industries including television production, marketing, hospitality and event production, Amy has refined her skills in design, planning and time management. Along with her husband, she also owned and ran a 100-seat authentic, New York-style delicatessen in Minneapolis for eight years. In 2004, Amy purchased the invitation, stationery and gift store, Give My Regards To, and added full-service event planning to the company’s repertoire of services. Over the next several years, she began to build an all-encompassing event planning company that would deliver exceptional customer service by working intimately with clients to understand every aspect of their special event.
Amy and her team of skilled designers and event planners execute full-service events, including weddings, mitzvahs, birthdays, anniversaries, experiential marketing activations and non-profit functions. From style, concept and theme selection that carries through to invitation design, cuisine and venue, to event management that encompasses developing timelines, vendor selection and RSVP tracking, Amy Zaroff Events + Design designs life’s most memorable experiences.
Amy has designed and produced events for Target, HealthPartners, Ronald McDonald House Charities – Upper Midwest, Major League Baseball and the Minnesota Vikings to name a few. She believes in giving brands a tangible presence, through which they may speak directly to their consumers. She achieves this through creating a memorable experience and facilitating the event with dedication to detail and the objective at hand.
Amy is on the board of The Birthday Party Project and Appetite for Change. She also volunteers for several local and national agencies and organizations, offering pro-bono event planning for non-profits that benefit women and children. In 2010, she was named one of the 25 Women to Watch by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.