Jennessa Durrani, President & Creative Director

Jennessa Durrani brings a uniquely powerful blend of creative talent and business savvy to her role as president of Celebrate. Working with a talented team, Jennessa leads all strategic planning, business management, marketing, and service delivery for the company she founded eight years ago.

Clients benefit from Jennessa's extensive business background and creative flair. And they can't help but have fun along the way, as Jennessa lends her positive personality, exceptional humor, and high energy to every promotion she plans and executes.

Before starting her business, Jennessa spent 10 years at a corporate interior design and architecture firm in Boston. She worked in several areas of the company over this decade, including design, sales, marketing, project management, and operations management. Jennessa honed her business skills while leveraging her creativity to help the firm with strategic planning, client projects, and business development.

Jennessa earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Iowa State University's College of Design and an MBA from Northeastern University. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society - the highest honor a business student can receive.

Committed to the community, Jennessa has volunteered her time for New England Women Business Owners (NEWBO), The League of Women Voters of Andover/North Andover, Housing Families, Boston Medical Center's SPARK Center, Community Cooperative Preschool and The Mother Connection.

Stephanie Vore Apple, Graphic Designer

Stephanie Vore Apple brings expertise in creative direction, experience in print and web graphic design, and extensive problem-solving skills to her work with Celebrate! An award-winning designer and creative director for William Tell Designs, Stephanie has developed brand and corporate identities for a diverse group of clients and worked on projects ranging from advertisements, brochures, and annual reports to calendars, catalogues, and collateral materials. Some of her clients have included Daniel Webster College, the State of New Hampshire and The Nashua Symphony.

Stephanie has held design and account management positions in book publishing and financial institutions. In these roles, she honed her skills as a project manager, production assistant, and graphic designer. This experience has served her well as she is now able to apply her graphic design background to achieve desired business results for clients.