The Wedding Biz Network™ Team
Andy Kushner, Founder/Owner
Celebrated as a Top 25 Trendsetter by Modern Bride, Andy Kushner exchanged corporate fame as National Account Representative of the Year for a Fortune 500 company to shake-up the event music industry through his passion-come-to-life, Kushner Entertainment. A gifted storyteller, Andy then leveraged his relationships of designing and producing entertainment for top event planners and designer by launching The Wedding Biz, the only podcast for wedding and events professionals that exclusively features business-transforming conversations with industry icons. Never one to rest on his laurels, Andy has taken his revolutionary approach to branding and marketing global via The Wedding Biz Podcast Network™, podcasts featuring the best in the wedding and event business.
Producer Jaime (“Jemmy”) Legagneur, Network Director
Jaime founded her business, Flint Stone Media, as a digital marketing firm before discovering podcasting in 2014, and is proud to now be leading the production and development of The Wedding Biz Network with her Flint Stone Media team. After establishing her first show, Curve the Cube, she began working as a Production Coordinator for the Horse Radio Network in the summer of 2017 and eventually worked her way up to being their Production Manager. During this time, she honed her podcasting skills and began helping other independent podcasters launch shows, focusing Flint Stone Media to be a podcast and website production house and winning the 2017 “In Yo Face” podcasting award.
And, Jaime has also worked tirelessly to build the portfolio of independent client shows for her business as well. Now, after over six years, she and her Flint Stone Media team are production leaders in the industry–launching over 25 shows and producing 1,200+ episodes with her boutique and customized approach to client services and production.
Now, she and her team at Flint Stone Media provide primary production and marketing services and support for TWBN’s Affiliate shows and for the development of the Network.
Sean Low, Advisor
Sean Low is the Founder and President of The Business of Being Creative, a consulting firm focused on providing practical advice to those in the business of being creative. Prior to founding The Business of Being Creative in August 2009, Sean spent six years as the President of Preston Bailey Design, Inc. representing Preston in his business endeavors around the world.
Sean has a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and, apart from working with amazing creative professionals, his business acumen is honed from his previous experience as a lawyer, investment banker, financial executive and small business owner.
Sean’s client list includes the who’s who of creative business – from designers (interior, graphic, event and fashion), photographers, florists, even Cordovans (shoemakers). Among interior designers, Sean’s client list includes, among others, Vicente Wolf, Nate Berkus, Sawyer Berson and Barry Dixon.
Sean is passionate about challenging creative businesses to be the best versions of themselves, helping them set the foundation for growth and development and working along side creative business owners to take their businesses as far as they want them to go.
You can read about Sean’s approach to managing creative businesses on his blog: www.thebusinessofbeingcreative.com.
Darrell Darnell, Production Support
Darrell Darnell and his team at Pro Podcast Solutions is one of the most experienced podcast production companies available. They’ve been podcasting since 2008, edited over 11,000 podcast episodes, helped launch over 300 different podcasts, and their work has been nominated for over two dozen podcast awards.
They provide production on TWBN’s flagship show, The Wedding Biz.
Valerie Morris, Digital Marketing Strategist
Valerie Morris is a digital marketing strategist who believes that you can be successful in marketing AND have balance in life. She understands social media growth tactics and how they fit in with other digital marketing disciplines. Valerie founded Tintero Creative, a digital agency based in Colorado. Valerie is active in the digital community in Denver and a speaker at Denver Startup Week, SocialRock, Fuel Your Influence, and other innovative events. She is also the author of the bestselling book We’re All Ears: How to increase your impact, influence, and success online in a noisy world. When Valerie “shuts off” her devices, she can be found running around with her dogs, doing Pinterest projects, or searching for the best queso this side of the border.