Marivic Barbosa-Gallimore

Project Management Director, Managing Editor and Blog Contributor

Marivic is a Platinum Member and Certified Wedding Consultant-Trainer with the American Academy of Wedding Professionals since 2009. Marivic is the CEO & Founder of Elegance by Marivic LLC. She began her business convinced that there must be a more professional way to plan weddings, to make them elegant, and less stress to the future bride, groom and their families. The latest expansion in addition to their full service wedding planning and consultation, now includes destination weddings, honeymoons and travels.

Elegance By Marivic LLC has been the proud Sponsor and Show Producer of the New River Valley bridal shows since 2010; Publisher of the local-member owned magazine, Best of NRV, Roanoke & Southwest Virginia Weddings. Marivic is also the President and Founder of NRV Bridals and Events, Inc., an established non-profit organization in the New River Valley, Virginia. They provide networking opportunities and promotional and business-building support to members that are wedding & special event professionals in the NRV, Roanoke and the surrounding communities in Southwest Virginia.

Virginia is for Weddings is another of Marivic’s brain child project that started in 2014.