With a dream and the drive to create her own business, Lindsay Longacre started LVL Weddings & Events in 2007 and has quickly grown it into a premier wedding planning company in Orange County, Southern California. Lindsay gets her drive and entrepreneurial spirit from her mother, who always told her to find her calling and be the best she could be at it. Lindsay is on a mission to do just that – to be the best at doing what she loves the most – planning dream weddings.
Things that inspire Lindsay are being a leader and making a difference in people’s lives. She finds great satisfaction in making her client’s wedding dreams come alive with a combination of the perfect vendor team to create the stylish design and distinctive look that expresses her couples personality to perfection. Lindsay takes the time to really understand who her clients are, what they need and want, and how to give them the wedding experience they envision.
With a belief that there needs to be a higher standard of excellence in the wedding industry, Lindsay created a ground breaking training program, I DO HOW TO’s Professional Series, for aspiring wedding professionals. When her students graduate, they are ready to successfully tackle the challenges facing today’s modern planner, with the right skills, level of professionalism, creativity, and experience.
Lindsay sits on the Board of Association of Bridal Consultants – Orange County (ABC-OC) as the Co-Director of Programs. She is the member of Programs and Certification Committee and the 2012 Secretary for the Board of Wedding Industry Professionals Association (WIPA). In addition, she has been featured in many well-respected industry publications and blogs such as: The Knot, Your Wedding Day Magazine, Bride and Bloom, Wedding Chicks, Style Me Pretty, Grey Likes Weddings, Borrowed and Bleu, Bridal Suite, and Wedding Aces. She has also been awarded Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
In her spare time, you’ll find Lindsay spending time with her family and friends, or enjoying a nice dinner with a delicious glass of wine.