Lisa joined The Finer Points with five years of experience working on the banquet service side of events. This gives her a true understanding and perspective of our events. Lisa holds a Master's Degree in Finance from Wilkes University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bloomsburg University. She uses her skills in accounting and finance to help brides plan the wedding of their dreams, within their personal budget. Lisa enjoys working with each couple to plan a fun and stress-free day for them and their families. She is friendly, warm and an amazing team player!
Lynn began The Finer Points after several years of planning experience working at both Westfields Marriott and Lansdowne Resort in the Catering Sales Department as a Senior Catering Manager. This experience has been tremendously valuable to her, as she understands events on the venue side and understands her client’s needs and how to best achieve them! She has also met many amazing vendors over her 20+ years in the business which is an invaluable asset to her clients. Lynn has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from John Carroll University, and a certification in Event Management from George Washington University. She attended the first year Event Management Certification program offered at George Washington University, which was an excellent experience, where she interned with Creative Parties in Bethesda on a benefit for Make-a-Wish Foundation. Lynn is on the Visit Loudoun Wedding Advisory Board, as well as, a member of Hunt Country Celebrations and is a member of their Wedding Show Committee. Lynn has an ever calming and collected demeaner which carries throughout the planning process and helps maintain a stress-free experience for her clients. She is a loving wife and mother of 2 teenage children and has a natural ability to make others feel they are being taken care of in the planning process.
Laura Billak has a strong background in Etiquette and Protocol in the field of Events and Hospitality. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations and Communications with a minor in Art Design from George Mason University, she continued on and received a Masters in Event Management from the International Institute of Event Management. After years of working as Director of Human Resources and Public Relations, she began applying her knowledge to corporate event planning, which further extended into formal social events and wedding planning. Laura has also obtained certification from the International School of Protocol in the areas of Social Etiquette, Communications Etiquette and Dining Etiquette in both American and Continental Protocol, and is the founder of the etiquette consulting company P’s and Q’s®, with material she created and patented in 2005. Laura has more than 20+ years of event planning experience and uses her background and creativity within the event design studio to help make every client's particular vision come to life. Laura's work has been recognized in several local and state publications and she is known for being kind, detail oriented and having a calm reassuring nature for her clients. Laura is a loving wife and mother of 3 children and firmly believes that through the thoughtful consideration of others, we all can harness the key to a happy life.
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