Founder and Director
Heather Spear is widely known for her talent and artistry in creating young, fresh, beautifully unique, and stylish events. Heather handles all levels of design and planning, specializing in multi-day celebrations that reflect the unique style of her clients and the location. Planning and designing events since 2000, she has successfully celebrated over 500 events from 20 to over 350 guests.
Heather’s strong reputation grew through her ability to stay calm in any situation and the essential belief to respect, understand, and listen to her clients’ wants and needs. Emphasizing the importance of establishing a personal relationship with each client, Heather ensures that the full potential of the couple’s vision is realized. She creates the perfect fusion of function and style while incorporating her own insight and expertise. Her clients share an appreciation for her incomparable work ethic, honesty, and the ability to create and execute a flawless event.
Prior to the formation of Summit Soiree, Heather gained invaluable experience as an operations manager of a destination management company at the prestigious Resort at Squaw Creek. Due to her time and experience dedicated to the industry, Heather is widely respected by the area’s leading service professionals and vendors, and has a vast knowledge of Lake Tahoe’s premiere event venues.
Heather graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a BA in Environmental Studies and Psychology. She resides in Truckee, California with her husband and three children.
Wedding Planner and Coordinator
Tory’s introduction into wedding and event planning began at the Resort at Squaw Creek where she held the Wedding Sales Manager position for three and a half years; selling, planning and executing special events. During this time Tory was introduced to Summit Soiree, and joined the company in the summer of 2010. She prides herself in making sure her clients get personalized attention and feel completely confident about their Big Day. She makes sure she understands their needs and expectations, and strives to exceed them, all the while making them feel relaxed and at ease on their wedding day. Tory enjoys starting with a blank canvas and contributing to all the little details that in turn create a beautiful and unique even
Wedding Planner and Coordinator
As the newest member at Summit Soiree, Kyleigh has been working in the wedding and event planning industry since the age of 19. Right away she realized her passion and love for the field. Her eye for design and great attention to detail enable her to ensure that the utmost care goes into planning every step of a couple’s Big Day. Her own ability to thrive under pressure allows her to take all the stress of planning a wedding away from Summit Soiree’s brides and grooms to give them a worry-free day of celebration. Kyleigh graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with her BA in Psychology and a double minor in Communications and Business. She feels incredibly lucky to have a job she feels so passionately about, in one of the world’s most beautiful places.