“Venture outside your comfort zone.
To stop growing is to stop living.” 

- ROBIN ROBERTS

Built By A Team Of Dreamers...

Based in the middle of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, we know all about adventure and a wedding is your biggest adventure yet. Set aside your limits and expectations and let’s see where we end up in creating your perfect event.

Roan was created to break the wedding mold. Even though Roan’s owner, Kelly Jones, got married only 4 years ago, it was as though you had to follow certain traditions and no one ever told her she didn’t have to. Now, with her own business she says go for it! The sky’s the limit. Roan’s professional staff wants to take the time to get to know you and craft a seamless event that reflects your story and personality. Inside of Roan you can find our team with degrees in Mass Communications, Education, Business, Hospitality, and Tourism Management. Our team combined has over a decade of experience in planning and executing events. In the wise words of Vanilla Ice, “If there was a problem, Yo, I’ll solve it! Check out the hook while my DJ revolves it”

dream team

dream team

KELLY, FOUNDER + LEAD PLANNER

If her tomboy self could see her now planning events… what happened to the WNBA? Actually, the plans were to be the first girl in the NBA… what a dreamer! Kelly graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Mass Media and English. She used her degree to become a local tv reporter and producer, which she still does on the side. You can also find her flipping houses and selling them. She lives with her husband Jordan and Saint Bernard Boomer. When not flipping, designing, selling, and planning you can find her working… yes, always working.

GET TO KNOW KELLY

I have freckles in my eyes

I am ambidextrous.. I only use my right hand to write pretty much.

I plan on hitting all 50 states before I am 50. I am currently at 29 and have been out of the country once to Jamaica 

“Planning a wedding in the North Carolina mountains? These are the ladies you want on your team! From day one, Kelly and Summer were friendly, helpful, and overall wonderful to work with. From the big decisions, like working on our day-of timeline to the smallest details, the Roan team was there to help along the way. When wedding weekend came around we couldn’t have asked for anything more—they went above and beyond to make sure our day was absolutely perfect and that we got the wedding we’d dreamed of!”

"Kelly and Summer worked very hard planning before and the day of the wedding. Those ladies are amazing.! They took charge the day of the wedding and decorated everything the way the bride had wanted it to be and more! They organized, supervised , cleaned up and packed up all our decorations back into our vehicles. I never lifted a thing! What an amazing wedding with such excellent planners! Thank you Kelly and Summer 😍"

"I can't say enough good things about Kelly and the ROAN team! My husband and I were a Covid couple and the amount of support and generosity that we received from Kelly during all the initial planning and then re-planning was incredible. Kelly is such a bright light and takes away any and all stress you may have!! I highly recommend ROAN for all of your wedding planning needs! "

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