We had the good fortune of connecting with Alfred Rucker and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Alfred, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
What I find the most important factor behind my success is building a relationship with my clients, being a listening ear first, repeat what they are looking for but add my thoughts to help expand and bring their vision to life.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
By day, I am assistant principal and now I have launched my event company and the word that comes to mind is balance. I think the biggest challenge is to find time for yourself, setting boundaries, and ensuring you are providing quality over quantity. Label Me Exclusive is where style meets design. It is a one stop shop for all your event planning needs from fresh florals to balloon cascades. Its for the customer who wants a little pizazz added to their event. Label Me Exclusive is leaving those boring plain events in the past.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
It would definitely be a fun filled week with friends visiting. We would visit the Bishop Art District and eat at some of the establishments and shop. We would visit Pangea Restaurant. Spend some time at Klyde Warren Park. We would definitely visit Dealey Plaza, Art District, Perot Museum, Dallas Mavericks game, Dallas Arboretum, Fuel City for Tacos, Reunion City Towers, of course AT&T Stadium, We would then make our way through Deep Ellum, Dallas Aquarium, We would take drive to Cake Bar in Trinity Overlook Park to enjoy some sweets, and a visit to Fair Park just to list a few.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I am grateful for my wife whose support has grounded me in establishing a great foundation for my business. She is always lending a helpful hand whenever I need it. Her belief in me and my business goes beyond me being successful. I would like to also acknowledge the push and encouragement from my mentors and the support and love of my family and friends who were my first clients and allowed me to being their vision to life and the community seeing the work I have put into my business.This has truly been a great journey.

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Image Credits
Dee Porter ( for my portrait)

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