Founder and CEO of Elegance By Marivic LLC
Certified Wedding Consultant. Event Planner. President-Founder-CEO. Show Producer. Publisher. Philanthropist. Visionary. Mentor. Traveler. Hopeful Writer-Author… Marivic is on a Mission of helping others reach their potentials and those who are in line with her vision!
Marivic has been Member-Certified and a Certified Trainer by the American Academy of Wedding Professionals since 2009. She came into this business convinced that there must be a better, more professional way to plan weddings to make them elegant and easy. She is very committed to provide brides and grooms with an effective strategy to plan their weddings without undue stress, aggravation, and unnecessary legwork. The result has been happy, satisfied brides and families who have experienced personalized service and lots of TLC from Marivic and her team of certified wedding professionals, while enjoying the most glorious weddings they could ever have imagined.
Marivic considers Deborah McCoy, founder of American Academy of Wedding Professionals, as her mentor. Deb McCoy is a top-notch wedding consultant herself in Florida. Why not consider Elegance By Marivic LLC, a part of your wedding plans and special occasions? You’ll be glad you did… Marivic’s utmost goal is to deliver an event to remember with style. She is passionate about creating an event that is as memorable as it is personable. She believes that your wedding day or special occasion deserves elegance and perfection. To learn more about Marivic’s visionary work and other current projects, follow her blog.
Congratulations and Happy Wedding Planning!
Wedding Planner, Harpist
Julia is an accomplished musician and wedding specialist. She has participated in the American Harp Society for years and is dedicated to the musical life of Southwest Virginia and beyond. A past President of Charlotte harps she continues to encourage harp musicians as well as other musicians in the area.
She also has experience with wedding and event planning. No job is too big or small! She works with enthusiasm, creative, and a true passion and concern for her clients. The small details and the big picture are all important to her.
With a Master’s of Education, she enjoys putting together a plan that will keep the event organized from start to finish. Julia and Marivic have been working together in several projects since the 2011 Wedding Season, where Julia was one of the generous sponsors for Make-a-Wedding Wish Come True, a local wedding giveaway annual project, brain child by Marivic.
Florist, Wedding Decor, Designer
Graduated with a Master’s Degree from Virginia Tech in Horticulture, Jan have taught for 28 years at the high school and college level. She hold certifications in Pesticide Application (3 categories), Commercial/Government Fertilizer Application, and a Certified Agriculture teacher.
Jan is a member of Roanoke County/Salem Chamber of Commerce and some of the area’s amazing networking groups: Network Your Future, Virginia is for Weddings, and the NRV Bridals and Events in the New River Valley.
Green Designs LLC is committed to delivering the highest quality of products and services. Offering 10% discount on wedding flowers for teachers and active military. They have been working with brides and mother of brides from all over the country, particularly in the east coast region and local areas around the Southwest Virginia, Roanoke, Salem, New River Valley, Charlottesville, North Carolina and beyond.
Green Designs LLC is one of the proud sponsor to the 8th lucky recipients, a military/teacher couple of the annual Make-a-Wedding Wish Come True. This is the annual giving back to community project, where members of the NRV Bridals and Events come together in appreciation to local teachers, volunteers and those who are serving our military.
Certified Wedding Planner
Hannah grew up in Tennessee and moved to Blacksburg in 2009 to study history at Virginia Tech. However, while there she found her passion in dancing. She joined the Swing Dance club on campus where she spent the next few years learning various styles and instructed others. Also she served as president of the club for two years during which she organized and planned events and dances.
Hannah met Marivic around the same time she began getting her Wedding Planning Certification through the American Bridal Consultants, in the summer of 2013 and recently passed her certification in January 2014. She has enjoyed working with Marivic and looks forward to showcasing her love of dance and event planning. In 2015, she was able to assist in the planning of the Make-a-Wedding Wish Come true, annual wedding giveaway for local teachers or military couples. Hannah also owns and operates her own wedding planning business, known as Beautiful Extras.
Aspiring Wedding Planner and Personal Assistant to Marivic Gallimore
Trista is currently enrolled as an aspiring wedding planner with the American Academy of Wedding Professionals, a prestigious association of Certified Wedding Planners in the US. She is also working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, an online degree from the ECPI University. Since 2014, she is working in the wedding and event planning team at the NRV Bridals and Events; and at the same time as the personal assistant to Marivic Gallimore, Founder & CEO.
Marketing Intern & Wedding Assistant
Kayla is a senior at Virginia Tech majoring in Fashion Merchandising & Design and Psychology. She is the Public Relations coordinator for her sorority Sigma Kappa and has done much work with the national charitable organization Love Your Melon. She hopes to pursue a career in wedding design and planning after she graduates from college in May of 2018.
Marketing Consultant & Wedding Assistant
Elmira is an award-winning graphic designer, and the president of the “WeArt LLC” Graphic Design, Web Development, Marketing, and Branding Company. Elmira received her Master of Arts in Communication from Virginia Tech and became a Certified Brand Ambassador in 2014. While pursuing her degree, she received the Association of Women in Communication 2014 Clarion Award for her design of the Virginia Tech Communication departmental logo.
Elmira grew up in an artistic family. Her dad is an award-winning graphic designer, her mother was named the 2010 “Best Female Entrepreneur of the Year” for establishing her own art institution, her sister has her own computer institution, and her brother is a professional photographer and the recipient of several photography awards.
Since 2011, Elmira has served as the graphic designer, web developer, communication assistant, and marketing consultant at several organizations and centers including the Office of Vice President for Administration at Virginia Tech, Child Study Center, Handshake Media Inc., UNICEF Club, the NRV Bridals and Events non-profit organization, and the Elegance By Marivic LLC.
PixelScore, Webmaster, Designer
Video, Music, Website Customization
Ariel Junio brings to our team his brand of expertise, PixelScore. Creates his own Video, Music, Website Customization, and Video production covering: Wedding related events, Small business web commercial, Corporate related events, Original music soundtrack, Website services, Webdesign, Web hosting, E-commerce, and Web related support. Visit Ariel’s work and check his amazing portfolio at www.PixelScore.com
Blue Gate Films
Justin Patton, the owner is a multi visual, very talented addition to our staff that will cater to your personal or business video or photography needs, preview some of Justin’s professional work at www.bluegatefilmsbgf.com