Jessica Tilton is the owner of Southern Oak Events in Raleigh, North Carolina. Southern Oak Events manages Melrose Knitting Mill in Raleigh and the Historic Wakefield Barn in Wake Forest. Jessica has been the lead planner on more than 130 weddings over the last seven years and acted as a venue manager for many more. Her tireless work ethic, dedication to her clients, meticulous preparation, attention to detail, design sense, and thousands of hours of experience have earned her recognition among her peers and gratitude from her clients. Jessica lives in Raleigh with her husband and her son. When she’s not planning weddings, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.