About the Authors
Kelly Werder and Paige Simpson are Award Winning wedding planners and the owners of No Worries Weddings & Events in Naples, Florida. Both are experienced wedding professionals with hundreds of weddings in their repertoire. They are dedicated to making sure couples have a worry-free wedding!
With a background in law and business, owner Kelly Werder brings a unique combination of skills to the world of wedding consulting. She has both a Law degree and an MBA from Suffolk University. After completing her masters degree in business in 2006, Kelly launched her dream business, No Worries Weddings. Kelly is also a member of the Business Department Faculty at American Public/American Military University. In 2011, she founded WedBiz Media and launched WED the Magazine, a digital magazine for Nearlyweds
Paige Simpson came to No Worries Weddings in 2011 from the Hilton Naples where she served as the Special Events Manager. She has 15 years of combined experience with Marriott and Hyatt Hotels and recently spent three years as the Director of Catering for the Naples Beach Club. She began her hospitality career in 1990 at Purdue University with a degree in Hotel Management and has gone on to achieve the titles of Certified Wedding Professional, Associated Bride Consultant, and Certified Meeting Planner (CMP).
Both Kelly and Paige serve on the Board of Directors for the Naples Chapter of the National Association of Wedding Professionals. Both are also past recipients of the Leadership Award from NAWP, and Kelly also has won the Member of the Year Award.
No Worries Weddings & Events has received the Brides Choice Award two years running from WeddingWire. Both Kelly and Paige are sought out by local and national media to add commentary on wedding topics. They are excited to now bring their expertise to this and future wedding planning guides. For more information, visit MyNoWorriesWedding.com.