Meet Our Team

At AB Occasion Design, we are committed to excellent customer satisfaction. Our customer is our number one priority. We will provide complete, professional and stress-free services at an affordable rate. By being aware of your vision and listening to your ideas, we will create a signature experience for you and your guests.

 

We will serve as your guide, consultant, mediator, informant, financial manager and constant source of reassurance during this exciting time. We believe your wedding day should be a memorable one, not one overcast by last minute details and issues that distract you from basking in the glow of the day.

 

Our attitude and actions remain professional at all times in our interactions with you and all involved vendors. We will make your wedding dreams a reality from simple elegance to simply fabulous, we can do it all!

 

Who is AB Occasion Design?

Ashley was born and raised in Western, PA and graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Dance. She went onto receive her Masters in 2009 also from Slippery Rock in Student Affairs in Higher Education.

 

Ashley is a certified wedding and event planner with more than 13 years of experience planning events for groups ranging from 50 to greater than 1,000. She has planned over 100 events since opening AB Occasion Design in 2012.

 

Ashley strives to make every event a personal, unique, and amazing occasion for all of my clients. ​If you would like help bringing your dream event to life, she is your girl.

Ashley Ganoe - Owner and Lead Planner

I live and breathe weddings and events!

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Madison Frasinelli - Assistant Planner

Owner, Awaited Events

Madison was born and raised in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, PA and has always loved and had a passion for Weddings.

 

She attended High Point University, majoring in Event Management for 3 years, and has one last year she will be completing at Arizona State University in Hospitality and Management. Madison has over five years of event planning and experience that include non-profit, hotel industry, and event and wedding planning. She has also earned her Wedding Planning and Wedding Design Certification through Bridal Society, which is the nation’s leading bridal certification program.

 

Madison's best experience thus far has been working with AB Occasion Design, alongside Ashley who has allowed her to learn hands-on just how wedding planning should be, and the steps to a beautiful, unique, and organized wedding!

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Your Wedding and Event Planning Dream Team

Madison and Ashley

Your One Stop Event Shop

Since 2018 we've been in partnership with Pittsburgh's premier event design and rental company: Encore Event Design

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AB Occasion Design for Encore Event Design works together to provide Pittsburgh's clients, couples, and party organizers the best one-stop shop for all their wedding and event planning needs.​ We look forward to working together to provide our clients with the best design and coordination possible!