ASHLEY - WEDDING OFFICIANT, DAY-OF COORDINATOR, DOG MOM
Ashley will put you at ease with her professional approachable nature. She is warm and friendly, with the ability to keep an eye on all moving parts on your special day. She pours her passion into each wedding, working hard to make the day memorable and filled with love. With her background in management and event planning, Ashley is very thorough. Her checklists and detailed timelines ensure everything is in place for your wedding day.
She graduated from Hampton University with a Bachelors degree in Marketing, and graduated from University of Maryland with a Masters degree in Management. She furthered her studies by obtaining an Event Management Certification. She started working in the wedding industry in 2009 and it was an instant love!
" I love creating personalized memories for my couples! Each couple has a unique story and being their event storyteller comes natural to me. From creating timelines and keeping the day flowing perfectly to being that smiling face waiting for you at the end of the aisle- I love what I do!
When I’m not planning or officiating weddings I love spending time with my fur baby Kako, family, and friends; reading a good book, or traveling. "
Hiring Ashley to join our team of wedding vendors was one of the best decisions we made! As a bride affected by COVID-19, Ashley displayed grace and flexibility by sticking through the wedding delay and the nuances that came along with it. In addition to her professionalism, responsiveness and work quality, she was easygoing, punctual and knowledgeable. As a current large event & operations professional of 7 years, I knew she was the one when I interviewed her. Furthermore, her bubbly personality sealed the deal when we met face-to-face. If you’re looking for a coordinator to help guide you through one of the most important yet detail heavy days of your life, you’ve found the right one! Thank you so much Ashley, we’re grateful to have found you and we wish you and your team much deserved success!
August 24, 2020
We found Ashley just 2 weeks before our wedding - and she definitely rose to the occasion. As all the other reviews indicate, Ashley is not just a day-of coordinator. We spoke with Ashley at 2-3 crucial moments leading up to the actual day to go over details and do a venue walkthrough together – though we had been planning for months in advance, it never felt as though we needed to catch Ashley up on the details – once we shared all the plans with her, she asked the right questions we hadn't even thought of and reached out to our vendors proactively to make sure everything went smoothly – she never missed a beat. Ashley picked up our flowers on the day of the wedding and she was the cool, calm, consistent presence we needed throughout the course of the evening. That's the best part about working with Ashley – she is uplifting and upbeat – no matter how stressed you are, or how fried you feel from nonstop wedding planning, the moment you speak to Ashley feels like an oasis from all the chaos. Work with Ashley – you won't regret it!
June 2, 2019