Lauren is a native Southern Californian with over 15 years of wedding and event planning experience. After obtaining a degree in Communication from the University of Southern California, Lauren landed a job as Catering Manager for the world famous Beverly Wilshire Hotel, A Four Seasons Hotel. While at the Hotel, Lauren discovered all the organization and details that make up a flawless and successful wedding.
After leaving the Beverly Wilshire, Lauren produced, co-produced and worked on numerous weddings with of the biggest titans of the industry.
The more events Lauren worked on, the more she wanted to share the her knowledge with all couples. And so, The Wedding Course was born and became her passion because every couple deserves to enjoy their wedding day!
"My goal is to share everything I’ve learned from freelancing and working at a hotel with couples so they feel confident navigating their wedding planning. I like teaching my couples the questions to ask and what they need to know, so they can be confident they’re getting the most out of their wedding budget."
Margot has more than two decades of experience as an event planner and organizer. From her first management job as a travel-industry sales manager at the legendary Arizona Biltmore Hotel to several years at the prestigious International Event Company in Beverly Hills, Margot has taken charge of countless upscale weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, birthday parties, and baby showers. She moved to L.A. to open the catering department at the renowned St. Regis Hotel, which later recognized her as manager of the year for booking revenue and for her outstanding customer service.
A proud graduate of the University Of Denver’s School of Hospitality and Tourism, Margot has planned Oscar and Grammy parties, but also has deployed her skill and experience in the nonprofit sector. She worked for three years at Jewish Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Camp Bob Waldorf, and has planned countless other nonprofit fundraising events. Margot is dedicated to building the best team possible to bring her events to life, and ensures that everyone, from vendors to clients, are all valued and treated with respect.