“SwaLaRue Event’s has planned weddings for Nigerian, Moroccan, Chinese, Filipino, Mexican and Armenian cultures; held everywhere from Houston, New Orleans, Atlanta, to D.C. and Jamaica; in Cathedrals, Barns, Ballrooms, Art Galleries, and National Monuments.”
Anshwa has a passion for completing checklists and infusing her clients’ personalities into every element of their wedding.
With a decade of event planning experience, Senior Certified Wedding Planner Anshwa LaRue Lewis is passionate about continuing to develop her problem solving, communication and design skills to provide the ultimate customized, unique experiences to her clients.
With professional certifications (including PMP, SPHR, HRPM and SCWP), a degree in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, and a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Southern University, Anshwa is a former Army officer and Combat Veteran.
Mrs. Lewis has been planning events since 2008 and has experience flawlessly executing ceremonies, balls, and banquets. She applies extreme attention to detail to elevate the experience of her clients.
Anshwa’s work has been featured in national bridal publications such as Ruffled Blog and her local weddings have been featured on blogs such as Weddings in Houston.
She has been consistently referred to as a “consummate professional” and is passionate about matching her clients with the right vendors for their wedding style and budget. Considering herself a true advocate for her clients, Anshwa has a passion for completing checklists and infusing her clients’ personalities into every element of their wedding.
Anshwa Lewis was born and raised in Houston, TX and married her college sweetheart who was her classmate at West Point, Airborne and Air Assault schools and deployed simultaneously with her to Iraq.
A lover of international travel and High Intensity Interval Training, Anshwa currently resides in Katy, TX with her husband Stephen and children, Jonathan (3) and Laila (1).
Why we care
Preparing for your wedding is an exciting, eventful and emotionally charged season of your life.
Preparing for your marriage is the ultimate purpose of your engagement.
With SwaLaRue Events, it’s easier to get wedding tasks accomplished so you’ll have more of those precious moments to prepare for the eternal bond you’ll create when you exchange vows at your ceremony.
We are just as OCD as you are about making sure everything goes according to plan. On your wedding day we make sure vendors give you what you paid for, corral your wedding party, cater to your guests and keep everything running smoothly. Servicing Houston, TX and beyond.
Our team Values
We are professionals handling difficult situations with candor and class
We are problem solvers-making things happen, period
We are timeline managers, reacting swiftly to the unexpected
We pride ourselves in timely feedback; giving you peace of mind
Our values drive our commitment to the flawless execution of your wedding. They influence the way we collaborate with vendors and guide every decision we make in our partnership with you. They are the heartbeat of SwaLaRue Events and we look forward to you experiencing them for yourself.