Founded in 2009, Rhode Island Wedding Group is an association of established wedding professionals devoted to connecting couples with high quality service providers in Southern New England. By limiting membership to only two companies per wedding specialty, and by offering membership to a variety of professionals from soloprenuers to large corporations, Rhode Island Wedding Group has created a well-rounded resource for couples looking to simplify wedding planning without sacrificing quality. Our member businesses engage in ongoing professional development to remain current with wedding trends and technology, and work tirelessly – both individually and collaboratively – to ensure that our clients’ weddings are the best in the region.

2016 – 2017 Board of Directors

Luke Renchan

Luke Renchan

President

Title: Owner / Luke Renchan Entertainment, Inc.
Member Since: 2009 (Founding Member)
Fun fact:

F. Mike Henriques

F. Mike Henriques

Vice President

Title: Artistic Wedding Films

Kirtley Seveny

Kirtley Seveny

Secretary

Title: Viking Tours of Newport & The Wedding Trolley Representative

Alan Rappaport

Alan Rappaport

Treasurer

Title: Owner, Sweet Streams Chocolate Fountains
Member Since: 
Fun fact:

Samantha Lonczak

Samantha Lonczak

Membership Director

Title: Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Blackstone Caterers
Member Since: 2014
Fun fact:
Find Blackstone’s new food truck, A Fork in the Road, at Fort Adams all summer long!

 

Lesli-Ann Powell

Lesli-Ann Powell

Communications Director

Title: Owner/Creative Director at Little Birdie Papercraft & Design Studio
Member Since: 2015
Fun fact:
Little Birdie actually began with a line of Holiday and Greeting cards that are still available through our Social Stationery collections.

Katelyn Webb

Katelyn Webb

Social Director

Title: Owner/ Katelyn Webb Beauty

Aldo Segama

Aldo Segama

Education Director

Title: Owner/Anothony’s House of Formals
Member Since:
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Bob Mullen

Bob Mullen

Marketing Director

Title: Mullen Bros. Jewelers

Jennifer Pinheiro

Jennifer Pinheiro

Bridal Director

Title: Customer Service/Advertising – Newport Tent Company
Member Since:  2009
Fun fact:
Newport Tent has provided tents and other equipment for many well-known TV Shows and Movies that were filmed locally in Southern New England.