Rochelle Baker is a special event consultant who specializes in “day-of” event planning. Rochelle began her career as a school social worker and continues to use the social skills that she learned in graduate school with her clients. Rochelle’s party planning experience began more than twenty years ago as she created custom invitations, candy centerpieces and gift baskets for family and friends. While her kids were in school, she chaired and coordinated a number of fundraising events and silent auctions. In 2003, at a friend’s urging, she officially opened her Special Event Consultation business. Today, Rochelle is known throughout the city of Chicago for her expert ability in assisting clients on the “day-of” their special event.

Rochelle enjoys spending time with her family, perusing websites for new ideas and inspiration, and donating her time to organizations involved with the Holocaust. She co-chaired and co-founded the Chicago Chapter of the Survivor Mitzvah Project where she helped raise $30,000 for Eastern European Holocaust survivors.