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Kaleigh Wiese is an endless creator, branding educator, entrepreneur and public speaker. She currently resides in Austin, Texas, where she is the owner of Méldeen, a luxury branding and stationery company focused on designing unique touch-points throughout the wedding experience. She hosts a YouTube interview series spotlighting event professionals and their creativity hacks, plus she is the co-founder of Garment Exchange, a peer-to-peer clothing rental marketplace.
Kaleigh’s desire for entrepreneurial endeavors began at a young age. The motivated student attended college at age 16, began taking on freelance design projects, and realized quickly that she could meld business with her creativity. She has been featured on The Knot 100 Most Inspiring Wedding Pros, Entrepreneur.com, and NBC affiliate KXAN, plus taken her ambition to the stage as a public speaker at conferences across the United States, including Wedding MBA. In 2016, 2017, and 2018 Kaleigh has been on the road alongside The Knot Pro Workshop across the US educating event pros how to build their business brands and get the clients they achieve to. She also is the liaison between The Knot Pro and local planners each city to design each unique event brand with her company Méldeen.
Kaleigh believes that the secret behind being a powerful creative is time to allow yourself to be inspired. She and her husband, Michael, are parents to two rescue pups, Charlie and Jack, and often take them along for an afternoon boating on Lake Travis. They are avid travelers, whether it’s a weekend getaway, international adventure or just explorers in their own town, always on the hunt for the best Mexican restaurant in ATX.