Exquisite Events by Meeka - The Team
.our team.         

President & CEO
Tomeka Johnson-Martin, President & CEO is our Executive Event Planner and Owner of Exquisite Events by Meeka is passionate about creating magnificent, one-of-a-kind, and unforgettable celebrations for her clients. Tomeka holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Hartford. She believes in the importance of celebrating life’s special occasions, and she is dedicated to giving each one of her clients the utmost personal attention so that they can relax and thoroughly enjoy the planning process. With over 20 years in the hospitality industry, Tomeka has the knowledge and resources to individually tailor every facet of your event – no matter how unusual the request. Tomeka loves working with people and she relishes the opportunity to be creative through every event that she plans.  Tomeka’s mission is to ensure that each Exquisite Events by Meeka event is unbelievably fun, has a distinctive ambiance, is spectacularly elegant, and displays an overall presentation that will be remembered and treasured forever. This Got Milk? backdrop is one of the many interactive themes she has up her sleeves! 

Senior Event Producer
Chakiri Eley, Senior Event Producer at Exquisite Events by Meeka is a 2013 graduate of Hampton University with a Bachelor in Sports Management.  While at Hampton University she was a point person on the Hampton University athletic marketing team which helped her gain experience in event planning, marketing, and management skills. Chakiri has coordinated events for NASCAR, Hampton University, and AFL football  for the Philadelphia Soul. Each event she has added a touch of professionalism, class, and style by executing every detail to the T. Over a year ago Chakiri was added to the Exquisite Events by Meeka team and has proven to live up to her strong background in knowing what it takes to pull off events no matter how big or small.
“Each event has its on personality that I love to nurture to become a moment in time my clients will never forget.” - Chakiri
Creative Director
Chad Hill, a Junior with a focus in Liberal Arts and Sciences has a passion for marketing and event planning. He believes that hard work and education are the keys to success.  He is a prized Planner and On-Site Coordinator for Exquisite Events by Meeka.  Chad started his career in the field through several teen research event related positions, and he then made the transition from intern to expert when he began immersed in fashion and event detail.  
Chad's vast experience in the fashion industry, coupled with his ingenuity, diligence, organizational skills, creativity, cutting-edge style  and his pursuit to make each event perfect, has made him an invaluable member of the Exquisite Events by Meeka team.  
Production Coordinator
AQuanna Hansley, Whether an event was planned last year or last week, AQuanna has a knack for making everything run smoothly. As our superstar production coordinator, she takes what’s in a client’s mind and brings it to life.  She has an innate ability to connect the dots between clients and vendors, between complex creative ideas and the steps to pulling them off .  Before joining Exquisite Events by Meeka, she graduated from Temple University and managed the day-to-day operations of  Ladies of Elegance Step Team and Treasurer for National Council of Negro Women. When she's not making events run smoothly you can find her working out, volunteering and motivating youth in our community.
“I love the adrenaline rush of putting the entire production together and seeing everything come to fruition for the client” - AQuanna
Exquisite Events by Meeka believes planning the event of your dreams should be just as memorable as the day itself.  We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.
Exquisite Events by Meeka is based in the Hartford, Connecticut but our expert planners can design events nationwide. We are available 24/7 to meet your needs.
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