ABOUT THE TEAM

We are so lucky to have an amazing team who work tirelessly to make each event a success for our clients. Bright Occasions has a small team of dedicated and passionate event professionals. It takes a village and these are just a few of the faces behind the scenes!

Courtney Nolan – Event Associate

Graduate of (College): Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!)

From: Leesburg, Virginia
Favorite things: Hummingbird cake (a favorite Southern recipe!), fresh cut flowers, margaritas, reading books on the beach, visiting new vineyards throughout Virginia, spending time with family and friends!
Favorite part of wedding day: When the happy couple turns to face the crowd after being married. The joy and happiness can’t be duplicated! Brings a smile to my face every time.
Go to drink: Iced Coffee

Elizabeth (Bethy) Allard – Event Associate

Graduate of (College): American University
From: Hillsdale, NJ
Favorite things: Gelato, snorkeling, and fashion
Favorite part of wedding day: The moment when the bride and groom first see the reception space.
Go to drink: My go to drink would be a mojito, fun and summery!

Cecilia Twitchell – Intern

College Program: Business Major with a Fine Arts Minor at the College of Southern Maryland
From: Being a military brat I’m not really from one place, but I’ve lived in California, Japan, Mississippi, Utah, and now Southern Maryland.
Favorite things: Dogs, traveling, flowers, snuggling up with a good book, and shopping.
Favorite part of the wedding day: The parent dances – I tear up every time!
Go to drink: Dark roast iced coffee is the way to my heart.