Laurie Hartwell has nearly 30 years of experience in the wedding industry and has earned many awards over the years planning weddings for celebrities and other elite clientele. She recently won "Most Helpful Mentor" at the National WEDDI AWARDS for all the help she gives to wedding planners around the world. Laurie has a passion for the wedding industry and strongly believes in education. Her goal is to raise the standards for wedding professionals.
Laurie is the founder and CEO of the Certified Wedding Planner Society, where she educates and mentors thousands of wedding planners and wedding venues. She loves each one of her 7,500+ members. She enjoys guiding them through their career and inspiring them to be better than they knew possible.