Our Experts:

Susan Southerland is the national wedding planning expert for Perfect Wedding Guide, and President of Just Marry!. She has been a wedding planner for more than 17 years is heavily experienced in marketing, business and identifying new, unique ways to improve client service and grow revenues.

Susan is one of the world’s top destination wedding planners. She has executed thousands of wedding ceremonies all over the world, some of which have been featured on Style Network’s “Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?” and TLC’s “A Wedding Story.” As an industry blogger and speaker, her expertise has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and The Huffington Post. She is also author of The Susan Southerland Secret, a guide to identifying bride personalities and wedding professionals can best communicate with and service their needs.

KL headshotKristen Ley Green is the owner and co-founder of Something New for I Do, a marketing/PR company for vendors in the wedding industry and resource for brides-to-be looking to “brand” their wedding to make it their own. She specializes in matching brides looking for fun and creative ideas outside of the traditional norms with their perfect set of vendors to pull of the wedding of their wildest dreams. Her experience in PR also helps vendors find their niche and develop their brand in a way that truly reflects their vision. Kristen has worked on events with celebrity wedding professionals, such as David Tutera and Diann Valentine. More on Something New for I Do can be found at and @NewForIDo.