New Members – July 2021

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for July 2021. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

ATLANTA

Toryn Lankford
Exquisite Sounds Entertainment
www.exquisitesoundsent.com
678.568.9319
Exquisite Sounds Entertainment is an Atlanta based DJ Entertainment Company focused on one of the most important elements elements of your event….A Packed Dance Floor with Friends, Family and more, celebrating some of the BEST moments of your life! 

Rodica Lazarian
RL Couture Bridal Design
www.rlcouturebridaldesign.com
678.480.5629
See company website 

Ron Mansfield
RL Couture Bridal Design
www.rlcouturebridaldesign.com
678.467.3497
Please visit our website.

Natalie Smith
Epicurean Atlanta
www.epicureanhotelatlanta.com/about-epicurean/
404.254.2980
Opening in mid-2021, travelers will be whisked away by the hotel’s amenities, including the Sky Terrace and its sweeping views, the gorgeous events lawn, and the innovative Epicurean Theatre where guests will watch, listen and learn from a curated lineup of incredible chefs, winemakers, mixologists and artists. Epicurean Atlanta boasts 11,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor adaptable function space for meetings and events unlike any other in the area. Situated within the vibrant arts hub that is Midtown, guests can explore the bustling commercial area that’s home to Piedmont Park and the High Museum of Art. The Epicurean spirit is driven by our love of food and an appetite for discovery. A sanctuary for the connoisseurs of life.

Lissette Suarez
Viridian Images Photography
www.virimages.com
678.905.7545
Wedding and Portrait Photographer

COASTAL GEORGIA

Esther Griffin
Esther Griffin Photography
www.esthergriffinphotography.com
912.312.2058
Luxury fine art wedding photographer serving Savanna, GA., Atlanta, GA., and Charleston, SC

Terrica
Cocktails & Details

COLORADO

Tiffany Goodyear
Sentology
www.Sentology.com
720.441.4774
Specializing in curating and orchestrating custom fragrance for weddings and events.

Megan Guerrie
Flint and Pearl
www.flintandpearl.com
303.898.4888
Dreamy floral designs for weddings and special events.

Hillary MacArthur
Denver Art Museum
www.denverartmuseum.org
720.913.0081
Denver Art Museum

Aaron Pflanz
Peak Beverage
www.peakbev.com
858.212.9969
Beverage Catering

Jenna Wren
Jenna Wren Photography
www.jennawrenphotography.com
719.640.3564
Fine Art Wedding Photographer

DALLAS

Caleb Allen
Noel Iverson Entertainment

Sarah Brown
Sarah Slover Photography
www.sarahsloverphotography.com
972.342.7055
Luxury Wedding Photography

Sarah Florsheim
Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West
469.925.1838
Redefine cosmopolitan luxury at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel. An anchor to the upscale complex of Legacy West in Plano, our design-forward hotel is within walking distance of top dining + shopping options, with the best of North Dallas + West Plano just minutes away. Step into our hotel and feel the warmth of our modern décor, merging Asian + Texan influences.

Noel Iverson
Noel Iverson Entertainment
469.400.5216
Authentic Live Entertainment, Live Music, Luxury Weddings and Events

Iulia Williams
Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West
469.925.1800
Redefine cosmopolitan luxury at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel. An anchor to the upscale complex of Legacy West in Plano, our design-forward hotel is within walking distance of top dining + shopping options, with the best of North Dallas + West Plano just minutes away. Step into our hotel and feel the warmth of our modern décor, merging Asian + Texan influences.

IRELAND

Sharon Biggins
Ashford Castle Hotel
www.ashfordcastle.com
949546003
Through the grand stone gates, your  royal adventure begins. This remarkable 800-year-old castle, widely recognised as Ireland’s top castle destination,  once home to the Guinness family, is exceptional in every sense. Set in 350 acres of woodland on the shores of Lough Corrib in County Mayo, the multi-award winning property, lovingly restored and steeped in history, has been voted “Best Hotel in the World” and the only Forbes 5-star accredited hotel in Ireland.   Enjoy private wine tastings in cellars beneath the castle, or cocktails in the Prince of Wales bar  or retreat to the Billiards Room for a whiskey tasting before enjoying  your favourite movie in our private  32 seater cinema.

Shane O’Neill
Aspect Photography
www.aspectphotography.net
878329950
Aspect Photography

LAS VEGAS

Albert Chernogorov
Heirloom Pictures LLC / Chernogorov Photography
www.chernogorovwed.com
424.236.8553
Fine art wedding photographers and a husband and wife team.

Liliya Chernogorova
Heirloom Pictures LLC / Chernogorov Photography
www.chernogorovwed.com
310.779.0696
Fine art wedding photographers and a husband and wife team.

Carolina Hernandez
Persimmons Management
Fireflylv.com
702.369.3971
Restaurant Catering

Arlene Levitt
Arlene Levitt LLC aka Arlene Levitt Flowers + Design
www.arlenelevitt.com
702.606.7618
Floral & Interior Design

Sara Lunn
Cultivate
cultivategoods.com
703.431.4186
Fine Art Floral Design Studio

Dawn Mickens
Timeless Connection
www.timelessconnection.com
678.656.1776
Timeless Connection, are modern day wedding officiants, in Las Vegas, NV.  We are “Love Storytellers” who create ceremonies that are unique, personal and unforgetable.  We offer to perform a Traditional or Modern ceremony; whether it is an elopement, elaborate wedding, or vow renewal.  We promise to make your ceremony a “Timeless Connection, Sealed with a Kiss.”

Sarah Vamp
Heads Will Roll Salon
www.headswillrollsalon.com
702.417.7097
Las Vegas On Site Hair & Makeup Team – Weddings, Events, Print, & Film

Dottie Vee
Heads Will Roll Salon
www.headswillrollsalon.com
702.337.2752
Las Vegas On Site Hair and Makeup Team – Weddings, Events, Print & Film

Amy Wong
Amy Wong Events
www.awonglv.com
702.306.0152
Amy Wong Events

NEBRASKA

Lauren Barratt
Lavish Flower Design
www.lavishflowerdesign.com
713.201.5159
Wedding & Event Florist

Jodi Carper
The Fountains Ballroom

Gabi Carstens
Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel
thecottonwoodhotel.com
531.721.2464
Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel

Joe Cruz
Joe Cruz DJ Service
facebook.com/neverturnitoff
402.499.6141
Chosen by God, to be the leader of good times. Joe Cruz hands over pure entertainment and fantastic memories with every event he touches.

Molly Gaston
Music By Molly
www.musicbymollyne.com
402.577.0175
Live music entertainment and coordination for ceremonies, cocktail hours, and beyond! I serve as a vocalist, music director, and booking agent, making my clients’ musical dreams come to life. I specialize in Catholic ceremonies and performing oldies/country music.

Eric Guerrero
Guerrero Media Group
www.guerreromediagroup.com
402.205.4365
Guerrero Media Group is an award winning  multimedia company based out of La Vista, NE that specializes in wedding videography, photography, photo booth, dj, and uplighting.

Vernetta Kosalka
The Wedding Planner Omaha, LLC
www.theweddingplanneromaha.com
402.330.1033
Our mission is to provide the highest level of professionalism and expertise in event management, planning, event design, and hospitality management education to our clients and community

Natalie Kotrc
Elegant Edge Events
www.elegantedgeomaha.com
402.707.6582
Comfort Food Caterer

Nikki McLeay
Nikki McLeay Photography
www.nikkimcleayphotos.com
402.779.9774
Nikki McLeay is an award-winning wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Omaha, NE. She showcases her passion for capturing authentic moments with timeless photos.

Blaine Muhle
The Fountains Ballroom
thefountainsweddings.com
712.526.2426
Designed as a blank canvas, to create the wedding of your dreams, The Fountains Ballroom is dedicated to designing an entire wedding experience. In addition to providing an unique and beautiful setting to say, “I do.”

Vikki Reed
Omaha Lace Cleaners
www.omahalacecleaners.com
402.490.3206
Omaha Lace Cleaners – Wedding Gown Cleaning, preservation and alterations

Brenda Tharp
Elegant Edge Events
www.elegantedgeomaha.com
402.871.5708
Comfort food caterer

Karen Vice
Fancy Plants Flowers and Design LLC
www.Fancyplantsomaha.com
402.612.8522
Fresh floral design for weddings

Traci TRUE
True Imagery
www.true-imagery.com
712.307.0544
Photographing weddings, elopements & portraits in rural SW Iowa and the Omaha area

NEW ORLEANS

Jessie Partridge
Maidenhair Floral
www.maidenhairfloral.com
601.918.6991
Floral Design – serving the Gulf Coast, based in Ocean Springs, MS

NEW YORK

Kristina Embree
Harlow Events
www.harlowevents.co
206.321.6907
We are an event planning company with teams located in Washington, Colorado, and New Jersey. We plan marvelous events that allow my clients to bring their visions to life! At Harlow Events, we throw unforgettable parties and eliminate any stress that comes from planning!

Eva Kesse
Party Rental Ltd. 

Errin Verdesca
Party Rental LTD
partyrentalltd.com
201.478.3975
Party  Rental Ltd.

NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE

Andrew White
One Story Films
www.onestoryfilms.com
757.329.7216
Husband and Wife Wedding Videography team specializing in visual storytelling for authentic love stories

Brittany White
One Story Films
www.onestoryfilms.com
757.570.0987
Husband and Wife Wedding Videography team specializing in visual storytelling for authentic love stories.

OTHER / AT LARGE

Jennifer Brown
FIRST-HOLD
www.first-hold.com
415.595.0179

PHOENIX 

Justine Fritz
Justine Fritz Weddings
www.JustineFritzWeddings.com
602.810.8637
Specializing in full-service event planning, wedding design and wedding day coordination.

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

Rachel LeRoy
HipMaps
www.HipMaps.com
707.383.6909
HipMaps creates custom maps with a modern twist. We design personalized maps for couples to share their recommendations with their guests – favorite restaurants, coffee shops, wineries & breweries, shops, hikes/walks. Guests can see their location right on the custom map using our free smartphone app, and get directions too!

Andrew Verducci
Verducci Event Productions
www.wearevep.com/weddings/
415.545.8635
Live Streaming| Hybrid Events| Film Production| Editing| Digital Marketing| Entertainment

SOUTH FLORIDA

Jamie Lipman
absolute. Wedding & Event Planning
www.theabsoluteevent.com
954.918.7867
We Are …  Planners of the impossible turned possible. Transformers of cant’s into cans, dreams and what ifs into absolutes. Creators of events that leave people talking.  We are absolute. Wedding and Event Planning

Southern California

Tracy Evans-Bowles
Flawless Weddings and Events
www.flawlessweddingsandevents.net
714.600.3365
Wedding and Event Planning Company

UTAH

Elisha Braithwaite
Elisha Braithwaite Photography
www.elishabraithwaite.com
801.499.1810
Elisha is a Salt Lake City, Utah based wedding and life photographer. Her approach is experience driven by gently guiding her couples through their wedding to create natural and authentic feeling photographs.

Whitney Hunt
Whitney Hunt Photography
www.whitneyhuntphotography.com
801.205.4918
Documenting unforgettable moments that stand the test of time.

Beau Ogburn
ProTrans Transportation
www.protransparkcity.com
877.255.2631
Wedding Transportation Specialist

Cameron Reeve
Reeverb Entertainment
www.reeverbent.net
435.770.6917
We work with vendors and clients alike to provide Entertainment, Emcee and AV.

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