About The Wedding Chat & Contributors

vernellVernell Meyers
Creative Director, Webmaster, and Contributor

Vernell Meyers has the right combination of talent, creativity, experience, and organizational skills to plan a corporate event or your ultimate wedding. She is a virtuoso at creating the extraordinary and a mastermind when it comes to planning and implementing the details—whether it’s an event that’s a grand-in-scale soirée or an intimate affaire.

She is designated as a Professional Bridal Consultant by the Association of Bridal Consultants, as a chef after graduating from San Francisco California Culinary Academy, and she has over eighteen years’ experience in the hospitality industry and catering, with extensive event-planning, wedding-consulting, and graphic-design backgrounds.

These abilities make her uniquely suited as the architect of your entire event: Let Vernell create the theme, design a logo, create a website, coordinate the catering, create all supporting collateral and invitations, manage the production, hire the staff, order the rentals —she’ll do whatever is necessary for a seamless and successful result.

Vernell has unlimited resources to call upon, including a large network of food distributors, event rentals and production companies, and a long list of satisfied clientele.

When searching for an event or wedding planner, you need a multi-talented, multi-faceted, multi-experienced, multi-tasker. You’ll find it in Vernell Meyers.

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Andrea Mack
Contributing Writer

Andrea Mack writes the monthly At Home column for Gentry Magazine and the Kitchen and Bath Department for Gentry Design. She has written feature stories about the movers and shakers in the world of interior design and architecture. She also works with several high end design firms on their branding, specializing in logos, collateral, marketing support, publicity, & events. She is the former Marketing Director to the ASID California Peninsula Chapter.

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Colin Jones
TWC Spotlight! Videographer, Video Director & Editor

Founder and owner of Studio MSV (formerly known as Morning Star Videography), the Bay Area’s premiere high-end wedding movie-makers, Colin Jones has been on the forefront of many of the industry’s leading trends. One of the first in the SF Bay Area to successfully offer what is commonly known as the “same day edit” (SDE), Colin not only helped pioneer the artform, but has advanced it to the forefront of the SF Bay Area wedding culture.

Colin is known for his unique shooting and editing style, but the thing that brides like best about him is his great service-oriented mentality and that he’s a super cool dude to hang out with!
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Suzy Phillips
Contributing Writer

Suzy Phillips is owner and designer of SP Designs, specializing in handcrafted clay floral designs for weddings and events. She is also part of the Etsy Wedding Team, a group of high-quality artisans providing unique and stylish wedding-related items for brides to be.

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sueSue Allen
Contributing Writer
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Sue Allen has been a professional writer for over 15 years. She has written news and feature stories for various newspapers and other publications in a variety of subjects including: arts & entertainment, lifestyle, investigative news, technology, sports and much more.

She was able to utilize her strong writing skills to crossover to the marketing communications arena and has extensive experience in content creation for marketing, public relations and advertising collateral, web sites, blogs, and company newsletters. She has been a stand up comedienne for 8 years and writes her own material and performs often!

Sue has been a bridesmaid 9 times and has thrown over a dozen bachelorette parties. She is The Wedding Chat’s Bachelorette Butterfly and has great ideas, plans and suggestions for all sorts of brides-to-be and those who will plan her last celebration of the single life!