Wedding Team

Jennifer Sharpe, Senior Catering Sales Manager and Certified Wedding Planner

Jennifer SharpeSenior Catering Sales Manager and Certified Wedding Planner

Jennifer Sharpe, CWP, has extensive experience in hotels, wedding planning and food and beverage. She has held other positions with wedding and event companies including Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott and Wonderful Weddings and Events.

She has held a position of Programs Chair with NACE in the past. She also holds certifications as an Achieved Certified Meeting Planner, Achieved Certified Wedding Planner and First Level Sommelier.


Kristie PedersonCatering Sales Manager

Kristie Pederson has over 25 years of Leadership Experience in Hospitality. Half of her 25 years was focused on planning and servicing group and wedding events. Before joining the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin and Swan Reserve, she was a Senior Wedding Event Manager for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings.

Our Wedding Team Members

Wedding Dream Team

Meet the dynamic, wedding dream team at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort.  The credentials speak for themselves, but the most important thing you can plan for on this special day is working with a team of credible professionals who thrive on exceeding expectations and are most passionate about making the day you’ve been dreaming of come to life.

Jennifer Sharpe, Certified Wedding Planner / Senior Catering Sales Manager
Kristie Pederson , Catering Sales Manager
Cristina Giorgio, Catering Coordinator


Wedding Team at the Swan and Dolphin Resort

Our Team’s Experience Highlights

Our talented wedding team members offer decades of hospitality experience, have certified meeting and wedding planner status, certified sommelier status, baking and pastry artisan experience, BAR certification, NACE (National Association of Catering Executives) executive leadership, Disney’s Fairy Tale Wedding experience, and combined decades of Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin catering and banquet expertise.  Our team hails from Orlando, Austin, Boston, and New York City.  You may rely on their vast experience and proven reputation.

Luciano Sperduto, Director of Food and Beverage
Vanessa Kells, Director of Event Planning
Ed DiAntonio, Director of Event Management