Episode 008 - 'The Artist Behind the Lens’ with Lara Woolfson of Studio Nouveau

In today’s episode, Renée enjoys a candid conversation with Lara Woolfson, the owner and principal photographer of Studio Nouveau.

With a MFA in visual art and a passion for curating stunning imagery that lights up each of her clients, Lara Woolfson has built a successful career within the photography field. As one authentic, fierce, and truly professional boss lady, she has earned a strong reputation within the wedding industry over past 12 years through her carefully composed, expertly encapsulated and artistic approach to photography. Lara and Renee chat about the different stylistic approaches to photography and how art, style and raw emotion plays such a huge role in her work.

Follow our Featured Guest, Lara Woolfson:

Personal Instagram: @nouveau_lara
Website:
thestudionouveau.com
Instagram:
@studionouveau_

Episode: 007 - 'Finding Balance within the Event Industry' with Sara Costello of the New England Aquarium

Renée sits down with local event professional, Sara Costello, who is an experienced Event Sales Manager at the New England Aquarium and a Certified Fitness Instructor.

You will hear all about Sara's career journey from working with high profile athletes within the sports event management industry to selling beautiful weddings at the New England Aquarium. We discuss the struggles and importance of finding balance within the event industry and how those values ultimately led Sara to become a Certified Fitness Instructor teaching Barre and Spin classes. For those event pros who are craving a well-balance lifestyle, this inspiring episode will give you the motivation you need to make your health and wellness a priority.

Follow our Featured Guest, Sara Costello:

Personal Instagram: @saracostel
New England Aquarium Website: 
www.neaq.org
Instagram:
@newenglandaquarium

Episode: 006 - 'Taboo Topic: Pricing for YOUR Worth within the Wedding Industry' with Keri Ketterer Walter of Always Yours Events

On this week's episode, Renée has the pleasure of interviewing Keri Ketterer Walter, the Owner, Planner + Designer of Always Yours Events. You will get a glimpse into Keri’s world as a luxury wedding planner & designer, successful business owner, and experienced event professional. Keri & Renée also provide helpful insight on accurately pricing yourself for YOUR worth within the wedding industry and how to best educate couples on the real cost of a wedding. This episode is chock full of useful tips and you won't want to miss their candid, honest and raw conversation! 

Follow our Featured Guest, Keri Ketterer Walter:

Website: www.alwaysyoursevents.com

Instagram: @alwaysyoursevents

Check Out Keri's Blog Post on the Real Cost of a Wedding: www.alwaysyoursevents.com/blog 

Episode 005 - 'How to Shift Your Career Path the RIGHT Way' with Lynne Reznick Photography

Renée sits down with Boston wedding photographer, Lynne Reznick of Lynne Reznick Photography. Bringing a mixture of professionalism and creativity to each client, Lynne enjoys working closely with couples who are deeply in love to capture their love stories in authentic, joyful, and classic imagery. We hear all about her interesting journey of leaving her long-time career as a successful High School teacher to take the leap into an entirely new industry as a wedding photographer. She shares all the steps she took to make her career transition in the right way! 

Lynne and Renée also chat about Lynne's new coaching and mentorship services, as well about their joint venture: Everyday Creative, where they provide education to help creatives take their businesses to the next level through engaging workshops and helpful resources.

Follow our Featured Guest, Lynne Reznick:

Website: www.lynnereznickphotography.com

Instagram: @lynnereznickphoto

Everyday Creative: www.everydaycreativebos.com // @everydaycreativebos

Episode 004 - 'Success within a Niche Market' with Kristen Bender Daaboul of Kadeema

On this week’s episode, Renée interviews Kristen Bender Daaboul, the Owner & Creative Director of Kadeema, a boutique design studio and rental company based in Boston. As a Certified Interior Designer, Kristen has years of experience curating luxury living spaces and has found success within a niche market for her small business. Her inventory offers unique pieces from the grandest eras, decades and design periods for all types of celebrations & events. We also dive into her next big venture of opening up the Kadeema showroom as a charming and historic event space, called The Tannery Loft. Fellow creatives, this is an episode you won’t want to miss!

Follow our Featured Guest, Kristen Bender Daaboul:

Website: www.kadeemarentals.com

Instagram: @kadeemarentals // @thetanneryloft

Episode 003 - 'Smitten for Hospitality & Events' with Bobby Smith of The Ritz-Carlton, Boston

This week, Renée dives into the world of hospitality & events with Senior Catering Sales Manager, Bobby Smith of The Ritz-Carlton, Boston. Bobby’s goal as a Senior Catering Sales Manager is to make every catered event unique and memorable for each client and to ensure they feel The Ritz-Carlton experience! You will enjoy hearing all about Bobby’s journey that led him to a joyful career in hospitality & events, what working for a luxury brand and hotel is really like and the reasons why he loves his job and this crazy industry so much.

Follow our Featured Guest, Bobby Smith:

Bobby’s Instagram: @bos_bobby

Website: The Ritz-Carlton, Boston

Instagram: @theritzcarltonboston

Episode 002 - From 9-5 to Dream Job with Kelly Golia

Renée sits down with Kelly Golia, owner, lead planner and creative director of Kelly Golia Events. Kelly’s background in design, experience in event planning and passion for bringing creative flair to celebrations led her to the launch of her own business nearly three years ago. We chat about her journey going from side hustle to full time boss lady and all the highs and lows in between.

Follow our Featured Guest, Kelly Golia:

Website: www.kellygolia.com

Instagram: @kellysgolia

Episode 001 - 'New Beginnings' with Jimmy Guzman of JNG Event Consulting

Renée and Jimmy talk about the feelings they both had leaving their past jobs and going out on their own. Jimmy shares on his journey with entrepreneurship and how stepping into the darkness of the unknown was the best thing he could have ever done for himself.

Follow our Featured Guest, Jimmy Guzman:

JNG Event Consulting’s Website: https://www.jngeventconsulting.com

Instagram: http://instagram.com/jngeventconsulting

Jimmy’s Decorative Moments on the Boston Neighborhood Network: https://bnnmedia.org/vod/jimmy’s-decorative-moments