Owner | Lead Consultant | Event Designer
Michelle McConnell, President and founder of Coastal Alabama Weddings, has the expertise, connections, and vision to lead her team of world class vendors to produce fabulous weddings that go far beyond expectations. Michelle began her career in event planning decades ago as a Senior Event Coordinator at her family-owned business, Oak Hollow Farm in Fairhope, Alabama. She served in this role for more than ten years before starting her own catering business serving clients throughout Baldwin County and the Southern Gulf Coast region.
Today, Michelle utilizes her creative vision, years of expertise, and impeccable eye for detail to make luxurious weddings for her clients. Her bubbly personality and calming demeanor help them relax and truly be guests at their own event.
Michelle is a fifth generation Alabama native and is known for her “over the top” Southern weddings from the beach to the bay and everywhere in between. She specializes in taking the vision of her client and creating a magnificent masterpiece. Whether they prefer indoors or out, small or large, elegant or whimsical – Michelle can turn dreams into exquisite, personalized, and unforgettable events.
When Michelle is not working to help make her client’s big day absolutely perfect, she can be found spending time on the water with her husband – Mike, their three children – Michael, Clayton, and Maddie, and their two dogs – Baxter and Marlee.