Marylee Marmer, Owner and Lead Planner
Over the past 15 years, as an event and wedding planner, Marylee Marmer has planned both large-scale events for corporate clients as well as intimate social affairs. Her weddings have been featured on Blushing Richmond, Tidewater and Tulle, Borrowed and Blue, The Lovely Find, Pretty Pear Bride, Richmond Weddings, BRIDE, Richmond Bride and Zola. She truly cares about each client and does everything to create the vision on their special day. She has done over 700 events and weddings over the years and happily keeps in contact with her past couples. She loves spending time with her two kids and loved ones, enjoying restaurants around Richmond, tasting wine, and helping others in the community.
Andrea Sitler, Lead Planner
Andrea is a certified wedding planner whose warm personality and ample knowledge makes her an excellent resource for your event. She excels in providing quality customer service to all her clients. With her excitement and enthusiasm to every detail, she will be able to assist you throughout your planning process. Andrea believes that her clients’ needs and desires are of the utmost importance. No matter how simple, how extravagant or how unique, Andrea is committed to meeting your needs. Andrea has the experience and resources to guide you through your wedding planning. While saving you time and stress, she allows you to truly enjoy your special day.
Andrea’s background is in Graphic Design and Photography. In 2011, she decided to redirect her career and use her design skills in a more hands-on way. In the spring of 2011, Andrea received her certification in Wedding and Event Planning at the University of Richmond. Andrea started working with Marylee and other top planners to help couples create their perfect wedding day. Andrea has gotten countless reviews, thank you cards for her work as a lead planner, and weddings have been featured on Tidewater & Tulle and Bride.
Andrea lives in Richmond, Virginia with her loving husband, Drew and their adorable, ever-curious boys, Nolan and Myles.
Headshot by Paige Stevens Photography
Jennifer Dendtler, Lead Planner
Jennifer Dendtler is a true Richmond native; she grew up in Midlothian and has since made the rounds, living in The Fan, the West End, and Powhatan. She graduated from Virginia Tech and loves Hokie basketball. Jennifer gained much of her event-planning experience through her philanthropic work with the Junior League of Richmond and the Young Women’s Leadership Alliance of the YWLA, as well as from planning her own wedding. She loves getting creative and experiencing one-of-a-kind events that truly reflect the personalities of the guests of honor. She continues to get reviews and thank you cards for her work as a lead planner. When she isn’t planning events, Jennifer loves spending time with her husband, Kevin, new baby, and two dogs, Pickles and Pecan.
Amanda Bletsh, Lead Event Stylist
This is Amanda Bletsh and she is from Mechanicsville, VA. While attending college at the University of Mary Washington, she gained experience in the wedding industry at Historic Mankin Mansion. This industry has become another passion of hers, in addition to teaching. After earning her Master’s degree in Elementary Education at UMW, Amanda stayed in the Fredericksburg area and has lived there ever since. She is thankful to have the opportunity to pursue her passions in both the education field and the wedding industry. She has been part of the Marylee Marmer Events team for over 2 years. It is such a joy to work with so many amazing team members, vendors, couples and families. Amanda looks forward to assisting you with an event in the future!
Lindsay Woodard, Social Media Specialist
Lindsay Woodard joined our team in March of 2020 as a social media specialist. She is a wedding planner for The Hive Wedding Collective and has been learning more about social media planning. Her experience in the industry made her a perfect fit for helping MME develop its own social media presence. Lindsay is a jack of all trades and enjoys learning new ways to engage with the social media community. She is married and has a dog, Tux, and two cats.