Owner and lead planner of Gracefield Events, Jane Manke comes from a design background, graduating with a bachelor's degree in Interior Design from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Upon graduation, Jane relocated to the beautiful state of Virginia where she worked as an events associate for a boutique event management and design firm, specializing in luxury weddings and social affairs. After her return to the Midwest, Jane began Gracefield Events, quickly producing events at the Lafayette Club, the Grand Hotel Minneapolis, Bachelor Farmer, Calhoun Beach Club, Best Buy, and many private homes. Jane has always had an inherent love for all things art, music and design, extreme organization, great attention to detail, and a drive for perfection. Her enthusiastic but calm demeanor and keen eye for style and color, combined with the discipline of strategic thinking ensures that each event Gracefield crafts is original, meaningful, and, above all else, full of fun and laughter!