The Columbus Bride & Groom Team

WITH A PASSION FOR WEDDINGS

OUR GOAL

To provide you with the best local wedding planning & resources Columbus, Ohio has to offer. We do this to make the planning process for you fun, easy and relaxing.

We offer the following benefits for you:

  • The Wedding Resource Center to use for Free or the opportunity to become a VIB “Very Important Bride” for more guidance, tools, & perks necessary to plan your wedding and prevent costly mistakes
  • The Wedding Experience Show to introduce you to some of the best wedding pros that you can interview and see in action
  • The Savvy Bride Wedding Directory & Coupon Book for great vendors, tips, and coupons
  • The Savvy Bride Resale Market to save you additional money on wedding decor items, accessories, dresses, and so much more
  • Educational Newsletters with current tips and trends
  • Local wedding events listings
  • Wedding Day Assistant to help your wedding run smoothly and stress free!
  • Bridal Wars to add some fun into your planning process with a chance to win $1000 and meet some great vendors

  • Jamie Rapavy

    Jamie M. Rapavy

    Owner

    Jamie has been in the hospitality industry for thirty years. She graduated from FIU (Florida International University) with a bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management. She went on to work in manage...

  • Tammy Hudson

    Senior Account Manager

    Tammy graduated from The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communications. Although her career has included on-air radio, flight attendant, and of...

  • Michelle Richey

    Wedding Day Assistant

    Michelle is a graduate of Franklin University with a Bachelors degree in Applied Psychology.  She has been in the customer service industry for the past 10 years and loves nothing more than helping o...

  • Ashly Priest

    Wedding Day Assistant

    Ashly Priest, Multi-Hyphenate-Multi-Talent-Social-Creative Ashly earned a BFA in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design. Focusing her creativity on lingerie she has a decade of experience desig...

  • Kenda Thomas

    Wedding Day Assistant

    Kenda is a graduate of The Ohio State University where she earned her BA in Strategic Communications and Marketing. Prior to college, she attended CTECH and studied Fashion Merchandising. She ha...

  • Katherine Hotz

    Account Manager, Wedding Day Assistant

    Katie just graduated in 2017 from the small but mighty Ohio Northern University where she double majored and earned a BFA in Communication and Musical Theatre. Her interest for the wedding industry wa...


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