As founder of Perfect Events by Jan, the self-described “game-day quarterback” is a highly sought-after event and wedding planner and coordinator. Her big vision style creates events with precision, positivity, and panache.
A Fighting Illini alum, Jan earned her MBA and became a Certified Project Management Professional — a rare combination. For three decades, she managed large-scale projects in the public sector — from vision planning to implementation. Friends describe Jan as the “calm voice of reason” — strong, confident and wise. Brides describe her as a “saving grace.”