Our Team

Our team "The Bellas" as we are refer to ourselves, bring a multitude of skill and talent to the wedding planning and honeymoon business.  This enables us to serve an array of clientele. 


Bella - Founder & CEO

Bella has been in the wedding and honeymoon industry for over 20 years.  She is certified by The Bridal Society and serves on The Bridal Society's team as the Forum Articles Director. In addition Bella is certified by The Travel Institute, earning the designation of Certified Travel Associate, and is a Certified Specialist for Sandals & Beaches properties. 

Bella’s organization skills and commitment to her clients have made her a valuable, and industry respected planner both locally and internationally.  


Makaya - Sr. Planner

Makaya has extensive experience planning weddings in the Maryland, DC and Virginia area.  Additionally she is a Destination Wedding Specialist and has planned numerous weddings and honeymoons in the Caribbean.  Makaya is also a Certified Specialist for Sandals & Beaches properties. 

Makaya's art background and youthful approach make her planning style very appealing to our clients; bringing new vision to Bellas Wedding Planners. 




Patrice - Sr. Planner

Patrice is a veteran in the wedding industry.  She's our go to person for coordinating our Bridal Shows, the face behind the scene on wedding day, and our Social Media Guru.


Maria - Jr. Planner

Maria is new to the wedding planning business.  The best way to describe Maria is to say she's a hopeless romantic.  She loves seeing two people share a bond and want to spend the rest of their lives together.