Valerie Fluetsch is the founder and owner of Event Planning Specialists, LLC, a comprehensive event planning company serving businesses, nonprofit organizations, and private clientel since 1999. Valerie is a proud ‘Coug’, having earned her B.S and M.S. from Washington State University. Following 18 years in education and athletic administration, Valerie decided to ‘spread her wings’ in a new direction. Inspired by her ability to attend to tiny details, successfully multi-task, and to lead diverse folks in accomplishing common goals, Valerie started her event planning business. She takes great pleasure in helping clients accomplish their event goals, and specializes in giving events the ‘wow’ factor. In addition to her business, Valerie also enjoys swimming, hiking, photography and baking her world-renowned chocolate chip cookies.