Crystal Marie Young-Lewis is a risk taker and the founder and Chief Event Extraordinaire at Crystal Marie Events located in Detroit, MI. When she finally bid farewell to her 9-5 and leaped with both feet into the event planning industry, there were a lot of naysayers. Fear was breathing down her neck, but she was determined to power through, keeping in mind three core values that still steer her business today—passion, faith, and fearlessness.
Crystal Marie has established a visible signature brand and proven that you can stand out in this industry—and attract the right clients—by embracing your true self. She founded Crystal Marie Events more than 9 years ago and was awarded the Best of Detroit Event Planners in 2015 and the Brand It Well Award in 2017. She’s known as “the peacock” and fully embraces being “a bird of a different feather.” Author of the Amazon Top 100 Bestseller, “The Girlfriend’s Guide To A Crystal Clear Bride,” and her newest e-guide “Become A Powerhouse Planner”, where she reveals how to always get paid for your time and exactly how to positon yourself to get clients to eagerly pay an initial consultation fee. Crystal is known for her no-nonsense wedding planning tips, zest for life, commitment to her clients, and out-of-the-box branding style and personality. So, if you happen to run into her, please excuse the glitter.