BHive Events Wedding Events Planner; Columbia, Missouri » BHive Events is a Full Service Wedding and Event Planning Firm in Columbia, Missouri.

The Team

Meet the Wedding and Event Planners


Whether you are planning a intimate dinner gathering for 20 people or an elaborate wedding for 300 BHive Events Event Planners can handle all of your life events. Started in Columbia Missouri BHive Events has grown to now include offices in St. Louis and Kansas City.

The value in hiring BHive Events as your wedding or event planner can be summed up in one word TIME! We realize how important time is regardless of whether your a busy professional trying to plan a wedding or a professional who is trying to plan your companies next event. Everyone can benefit from more time, so let our planning expertise help you use your time elsewhere. We strategically work with each client to determine how we can best serve you and your event. Our goal is not to sell you the most expensive planning package, but the one you will get the most benefit from.

There is no event too big or small. Let us start planning your next event. Serving all Missouri and Destinations Worldwide.


Racheal Hollenbeck

Owner & Executive Event Planner

Racheal grew up as a Beekeepers daughter in rural Missouri. Not exactly the prime place for Event and Wedding Planning.  The transition into Event Planning happened while she was working in corporate retail management.  After 10 years in retail management she fell in love with everything weddings and events.  Racheal then decided to pursue her passion and BHive Events was born. With her diverse background covering small businesses to large corporations, she brings an exceptional eye for detail, customer service, and organization. This ensures all clients get exactly what they need.





Kaitlyn Clark

Executive Event Planner

Kaitlyn is a recent graduate from the University of Missouri where she studied Communication. Along with being a wedding planner, she is a wife and mother. She realized her passion for wedding planning after a short internship while in college. Her organization skills and love for the small details allow her to make sure that each event is executed to perfection.”





    Jared Smoot

Lead Coordinator a.k.a the Muscle

Jared is going to school at Mizzou for Geology. Although one might not see how geology and event planning have much in common, Jared’s background in science gives him the analytical edge, ensuring no detail is left unturned. He is always more than willing to lend a helping hand in all aspects of an event.




Kate Brennan

Day of Coordinator

Kate is going to school at Mizzou for Textile and Apparel Management. Because Kate has a background in retail and banking she brings an exceptional level of customer service and organization.  Kate has helped us execute several flawless weddings and clients love her bubbly personality. Kate has been apart of the BHive Events team since we opened our doors and we have seen her grow from an intern assisting with Day of Events to running them on her own.


Event Staff

BHive Events staff is comprised of several individuals who help us finalize all the little details. Because they each bring their own unique outlook on the planning process we have the ability to creatively tackle any size wedding or event. Whether you are doing an event with 5 people or 5,000 our staff has it covered. BHive Events is committed to the success of the Hospitality and Event Planning industry so we also employee several hospitality students.


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