Matt Brys, CEO Extreme Productions Entertainment, LLC.
Brys is CEO and one of the principal entertainment designers and
Entertainment, LLC. In the wedding and event business for
over 15 years, Matt has been a contributing writer and speaker to
and seminars nationwide.
Julia Markel, MarNel Productions Bridal Expo
Markel is co-owner of MarNel
Bridal Expo, which has been running for 23 years, and
vice-president of the Association
for Wedding Professionals,
International. She has presented her “7 Ways…” seminar for the
past 15 years more
than 100 times at national, international and local meetings. She
Bachelor of Science in Education..
Larry Burow, Extreme Productions Entertainment, LLC.
Burow is one of the principal entertainment designers and performers
Entertainment, LLC (EPE). Larry is the Director of Sales
and Lead Transfers for EPE, is a top producer for EPE and has been in
wedding and event business for over 13 years.
Peter Merry, Merry Weddings
Merry has entertained at Wedding Receptions since 1992. He lives in So. California with
his wife, Lisa. He is the author of The Best Wedding Reception Ever and has been a
featured speaker for
various professional associations and conferences across the U.S.
Peter describes himself as a “Wedding Entertainment Director™".
|Monica Hart, The Marketing Coach
For over 25
years, Monica has practiced selling, marketing, human resource
team building skills. She has an academic background and extensive
private industry experience in healthcare, banking, academia staffing,
estate, insurance, nonprofit associations, construction, career
mental health, hospitality and tourism, small business, high tech, and
|Tara Murney, WPICC, DWC,
Planning Institute of Canada
Tara has been a wedding coordinator for 8 years and is the
director of A Green Tie Affair,
a completely eco-friendly & socially-responsible wedding
firm catering to "green" couples. She is also a contract coordinator
for "The Wedding Planners." Tara has written
articles for several wedding websites, and is the creator of our
Eco-Chic Wedding Planning Certification
|Doug LaVine, Music on the Move DJs & MCs.
Doug LaVine, Wedding Entertainment Director™ and
Master of Ceremonies,
has had a DJ business since 1972. His clientele are mostly brides
wanting extremely fun, memorable
and interactive wedding entertainment that will take it “Over-the-Top!”
His 22 years in commercial printing
and graphic arts reflect his ability to create and effectively use
printed materials to increase not only his business,
but attract higher paying brides.
|Cho Phillips, Lovegevity, Inc.
Cho Phillips, is the founder and CEO of Lovegevity,
Inc. and author of
Planning: How to Start a Wedding
Planning Business. Through Lovegevity, Cho
has helped thousands of brides around
the country and is a consultant and trainer to corporations servicing
the bridal market. She is frequently featured in the media as an expert
on industry trends,
certification, and wedding planning. Cho is also the creator of The
Wedding Planning Board Game.
|Eric Lay, LOJO
Eric Lay is the Solutions Expert and owner of LOJO
in Rocklin, CA. He is a graduate
of the University of Phoenix with a B.S. in Information Technology.
Eric has helped hundreds of businesses over
the years to grow through applied web and technology solutions. He
began his career with E-Trade Financial in 1998 as a Network Security
Specialist. Eric started LOJO in 2003 with his wife working out of
their home. LOJO is a leader in Web Development and IT
|Greg Reason, LOJO
Greg Reason, is the Senior Graphic Designer for LOJO
in Rocklin, CA. He began
his career with LOJO in 2006 as a Jr. Graphic Designer. Greg is a
graduate of California State University,
Sacramento with a B.S. in Graphic Design and a minor in Communications
and Multimedia. Greg is also an Adjunct
Professor at Sierra College in Rocklin, CA in the Applied Art &
Design Department. Greg is an accomplished
photographer and in his leisure time is also an avid golfer. He resides
in the Sacramento area with his wife and son.