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Meet The Planners

Marta Santamaria

Fearless Owner 
I am Marta Santamaria, the CEO and owner of The Ridge, The Venue, and The Planning. With fearlessness, I lead these three sister companies. I am originally from Colombia, South America, but I moved to the United States over two decades ago. With my degree in Business and Hospitality Management, my entrepreneurial spirit and determination paved the way for my successful career. It brings me so much joy to be part of so many people’s special days!

5 Fun Facts:

  1. When I don’t know a word in English, I make up my own
  2. I leave every kitchen cabinet open when I cook
  3. I craved lemons when I was pregnant 
  4. I sleep with a sea of pillows
  5. All my food has to have a crunch factor


Lead Wedding Planner
Hey, My name is Breanna Glover! I grew up in a big family that made it important to celebrate, and that’s what sparked my passion for weddings. I can not wait to be part of making memories that will last your lifetime!  I am always up for a good adventure with my dog, Ravioli, and the competitive side of me rarely turns down a challenge. Cheers!

My 5 Fun Facts:

  1. My favorite food is cotton candy
  2.  I learned how to ski before I learned how to read
  3.  I am a picture hoarder
  4.  I have a degree in Interior Design
  5.  I love to camp


Lead Wedding Planner

Hello there, my name is Kylie Haslem and I am so excited to meet you! While originally from Indiana, I am happy to call the beautiful mountains of Asheville home. In my free time I enjoy walking local trails, playing board games, scrapbooking all my adventures, and snuggling my cat, Nova. My favorite part of wedding day is setting out all the personal décor brought in by my couples, and watching their vision come to life!

My 5 Fun Facts:

1. Born and raised Hoosier
2. I am an Aries sun, Virgo moon, and Cancer rising.
3. My favorite quote is “there’s water in the flowers, let’s grow.”
4. I collect ornate gold mirrors.  
5. I could eat breakfast food for every meal.