N.C. native, Desi Parker is the Owner and Creative Designer, of the Pearl and The Petal with 10 years experience operating her own wedding and event business and special events venue. She grew up in the Mountains of NC, where her love for flowers developed working in her grandmother and mother's flower garden. She has a B.A. in Theatre and Anthropology, with a minor in film, from the University of NC Wilmington, and contributes her unique and adaptable production and design skills to working hands on in the theatre and film industry while in college and thereafter. Desi loves everything about weddings and events, and strives to meet each client's needs on a very personal level, working with each customer one on one, to create the best experience and stunning designs for these milestone events!