MJ Ankenman

Event Director

MJ saw the need for beautiful, intimate, affordable weddings after watching her friends struggle trying to find places to have small , affordable weddings. Her background in promotions, retail, fine art and real estate turned out to be the perfect ingredients to create GTTC. MJ is your first contact with GTTC dealing with inquiries and bookings. MJ is responsible for the GTTC website, sourcing suppliers and venues. She will be happy to answer any questions you have regarding GTTC.



Vancouver Elopement Collective


Emily Nicole is the founder of The Vancouver Elopement Collective. Photography is provided by  members of the Vancouver Elopement Collective. These wonderful photographers love to shoot intimate wedding ceremonies and have heaps of experience. When you book a ceremony package with GTTC you will be able to choose one of these talented photographers to capture the moments of your special day.

Linda MacPherson

Administration Director

To quote Linda’s Grade 3 Teacher, Mrs. Whyte, “Linda is my ‘tidy-upper’ and ‘room organizer’”. Well, 30+ years later Linda is still an active “Organizational Wizard”. She is delighted to join GTTC to assist behind the scenes in a bookkeeping role and to make sure someone always knows where everything is!

Jennifer Unagoro


Jennifer got her start in the event industry organizing local fashion shows in Vancouver. Her background is in Business and Hospitality obtaining a Bachelor in Business, Marketing Management Diploma with a specialization in Tourism, and an Event Marketing Certificate from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Jennifer has a natural ability to build authentic connections and relationships with her clients allowing them to trust her on one of the most important days of their life. She believes communication is the key to success, has impeccable attention to detail, a keen eye for design and loves finding ways to create an unforgettable experiences for her clients.

Kirsten Marie

Event Coordinator

Kirsten comes to GTTC with a heap of experience in event management, planning, reservations, online businesses as well as public relations and marketing expertise. Yes, she really is that talented! Kirsten is one of our hostesses who will make sure everything runs smoothly on your day.