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Rayven Crisafulli, CMP, CMP-HCInstructor for Event Management | Owner White Magnolia WeddingsUniversity of Florida

Rayven Crisafulli, CMP, CMP-HC is a PhD student and Event Management Instructor in the Department of Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management at the University of Florida. Rayven graduated summa cum laude from UF with her bachelors in Event Management in 2013. She then began her career as an event planner within UF’s Department of Continuing Medical Education. During her time there, she planned and executed the logistics of over 80 medical education events held throughout the US and abroad. She also obtained her CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) Certification and her CMP-HC (Healthcare Meeting Professional) Certification. In 2019, while still working at UF, she opened her own wedding planning business where she helped design, plan, and manage the weddings of couples in the North Florida area. After spending 7 years as a full-time event planner, Rayven returned to her alma mater to pursue a career in teaching and research.