Board of Directors

Two Thousand and Sixteen

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President: Gabi Urso | president@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Director of Sales & Marketing, Envoy Hotel
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style: Upscale and Elegant
  • What’s your favorite current wedding trend: I love that things aren’t so traditional anymore!
  • Current favorite color palette: Hues of gold & blush
  • Favorite time of year for a wedding: LOVE a great New Year’s Eve Wedding!
  • Favorite New England destination: Newport, RI or Block Island, RI
  • Party cocktail: Depends on my mood – Champagne or a classic Dirty Martini!

 


Vice President: Abigail Stephens | vp@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Catering Manager at the New England Aquarium
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Secretary:  Claudia Frustaci | secretary@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Owner of CiaoBella Day Spa Inc.
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style:
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Education: Catherine Leiras | education@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Private Event / Catering Manager, Smith & Wollensky at the Castle
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style: Vintage Chic
  • What’s your favorite current wedding trend: Wedding Welcome Receptions
  • Current favorite color palette: Hues of lavender and blush
  • Favorite time of year for a wedding: Late Summer / Early Fall
  • Favorite New England destination: White Mountains
  • Party cocktail: All about the bubbles as well as Hendricks & Tonic

 


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Meeting Scheduling: Jamie Doerrbecker | scheduling@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Director of Event Services, Benjamin Franklin Institute
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style: Rustic
  • What’s your favorite current wedding trend: Champagne Towers
  • Current favorite color palette: The right combinations of purple, pink, and green
  • Favorite time of year for a wedding: Spring or Fall
  • Favorite New England destination: Boston!
  • Party cocktail: Back to basics with craft beer

 


Website & Social Media: Jim Tomasso | web@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Boston Area Sales Manager, ROCKSTAR LIMO
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style: Sleek & Contemporary 
  • What’s your favorite current wedding trend: Using technology to enhance the day
  • Current favorite color palette: Lavender & Teal
  • Favorite time of year for a wedding: Spring
  • Favorite New England destination: Newport, RI
  • Party cocktail: Manhattan

 


 

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Advertising & Marketing: Alexis Eilopoulos O’Mara | marketing@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Wedding Consultant & Designer
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style: Warm and romantic to start, then fun and colorful by the end
  • What’s your favorite current wedding trend: Mixing guest table shapes and linens for the reception
  • Current favorite color palette: Gold and jewel tones
  • Favorite time of year for a wedding: Late spring with the warm weather & seasonal flowers!
  • Favorite New England destination: Nantucket beaches and the slopes of the White Mountains
  • Party cocktail: Champagne Cocktails

 


Treasurer:  Larry Green | treasurer@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Owner, Rentals Unlimited
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Membership: Edna Dratch-Parker | membership@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Wedding Planner & Designer
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style: I love all different styles – each has a unique sense of décor, from whimsical to romantic to modern – each are exciting in their own way!
  • What’s your favorite current wedding trend: Being unique and putting a couples personal stamp on their event is very popular
  • Current favorite color palette: Purples, greens and fuchsia
  • Favorite time of year for a wedding: I love fall – my favorite time of year for a wedding
  • Favorite New England destination: Love Boston by the water, Newport and Berkshires – all stunning locations!
  • Party cocktail: Sparkling Mojitos

 


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Founder: Arlene Cronk | founder@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Owner of Invitations & Company
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style: All white wedding
  • What’s your favorite current wedding trend: Metallic Inks on invitations and anything letterpressed
  • Current favorite color palette:  Lime Green and Aubergine
  • Favorite time of year for a wedding: June
  • Favorite New England destination: The Berkshires
  • Party cocktail: Champagne

 


Past President: LisaAnn DuKaten | pastpresident@bostonweddinggroup.com

  • What’s your profession: Life Celebrant & Interfaith Minister
  • What’s your favorite personal wedding style: Intimate , Eloquent and Unique
  • What’s your favorite current wedding trend: One of a Kind Wedding Ceremonies and Rituals
  • Current favorite color palette: Lilac, Navy and White
  • Favorite time of year for a wedding: Spring and Fall, Love a winter wedding!
  • Favorite New England destination: Boston
  • Party cocktail: Prosecco 

 


Photography by Person + Killian | www.personkillian.com  /  Hair & Make Up by Demiche | www.demiche.com