OUR STORY

 

Francesca DiSalvo-Follmer & Justin Follmer, Owners

428 Main’s story began in 1939 when a young, 19-year-old Maxine moved with her family from a rural farm to a craftsman style home on 428 Main Street. This home raised several generations, made countless memories, and developed the roots of a future business. Sarah Murdoch is the granddaughter of Maxine and the original visionary of 428 Main Vintage Rentals. It was her eye that saw the beauty under the rust and dust of vintage furniture and after using these pieces in planning her own wedding, 428 Main was born.

Today, industry veterans & husband and wife team, Francesca DiSalvo-Follmer and Justin Follmer, continue the same legacy and passion for design, style, and fit into the vision each client has for their special occasion. Just as Sarah’s grandmother was an inspiration to her, Francesca’s Aunt Rosann and Justin’s grandfather, Ralph, instilled in them a similar passion. 428 Main continues to provide the same level of service and a plethora of both vintage and new pieces for your special day. We believe that combining the old with the new creates a beautiful experience and we cannot wait to be a part of your story.

 Owners Francesca DiSalvo-Follmer & Justin Follmer

Owners Francesca DiSalvo-Follmer & Justin Follmer


Leanza Kauffman, Director of Sales

 Leanza Kauffman, Director of Sales

Leanza Kauffman, Director of Sales

Leanza is a Pennsylvania native who fell in love with the charm, history, and hospitality of the South. With experience in wedding planning, catering and events, and wedding and group sales, Leanza is fueled by the heartbeat of a wedding - marriage. A graduate of the University of Central Florida's Rosen College of Hospitality Management (Go Knights!), Leanza double majored in Event and Hospitality Management and is a recipient of the Vince DeFinis Award from the National Association for Catering and Events.  After establishing her career in the heart of hospitality, Orlando, Florida, Leanza also worked at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.  Most recently Leanza was the Event Sales & Marketing Manager at Magnolia Plantation and she is thrilled to join the 428 Main team!

 

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN...

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