Our Team

Elise Schmitt

Elise Schmitt

Director of Marketing

Bringing over a decade of event marketing experience to the company, Elise began her career in the publishing world with positions at regional magazines CS, The Men’s Book, and Modern Luxury Weddings where she served as Marketing Manager. Soon after, she expanded her talents working with national agencies on event production and management, eventually focusing on creative social strategies and brand activations. Her skillset in event ideation, copywriting, brand direction, and creative thought made for an easy transition into the role of Director of Marketing for HMR Designs. Here she oversees all things “HMR” to ensure our work is reflected as beautifully as it was created.

  • What's your favorite thing about HMR? Bill Heffernan. (And everyone else!) I love the people here, everyone is so widely talented in their respective departments. It's especially fun to have a full floral studio just a stone's throw from my desk.
  • What brings you joy? Red wine and pizza. My boyfriend and our dog, Lucy. Of course, my family and friends aren't bad either. I'm pretty lucky.
  • What's your personal style when it comes to event design? I can appreciate every style but my personal taste is classic elegance. Fine silver and crystal for the tabletop, tailored greens for lushness, and beautiful candlelight for ambiance. Simplicity can go a long way.