Amy Chung's passion is weddings, and as a bride herself, she is focused on expanding our resources for our rapidly growing community of brides and vendors
Tysons Corner, VA (Vocus) June 1, 2009
Weddzilla.com, a leader in the Wedd 2.0 movement, currently in beta, today announces the expansion of its expanded executive team. New additions include Chief Technology Officer, Charles Calvert and Director of Community Development, Amy Chung, aka the Relentless Bride. Weddzilla.com is proud to welcome Mr. Calvert and Ms. Chung, both dynamic professionals who will help innovate and direct the Company's expansion out of beta this summer.
"Amy Chung's passion is weddings, and as a bride herself, she is focused on expanding our resources for our rapidly growing community of brides and vendors," said Co-Founder and President, Kristen Hall. "Her experiences as a bride and a high profile wedding blogger make her a key addition to our team. With great ideas, relationships, and a savvy sense of what is hot and what is not, Amy will help guide our community of brides and vendors and we couldn't be more excited to have her on our team!"
As Director of Community Development, Chung is tasked with managing our community through our blog, social networks, on a local and national level. Her focus will be on providing real life experiences, valuable ideas, and attracting real brides who will share real weddings with our growing community. Chung brings over 10 years of experience in social media, relationship building, and now with her impending nuptials - expertise in all things wedding related. Currently, Ms. Chung is followed by brides everywhere on her blog RelentlessBride.com. Her planning thoughts, ideas, and stories have created a worldwide following.
"Charles Calvert is a enormous asset to the Weddzilla.com team," said Founder and CEO, Aaron Hall. "His technical expertise, diverse background, combined with his experience will add credibility to our growing team. His commitment to detail and drive to innovative will elevate our upcoming offerings to the next level. We are very excited to have him with us."
As CTO of Weddzilla.com, Calvert is charged with managing our technical and development team, including overall strategy, feature development, and transition out of beta in the summer of 2009. Calvert brings over 20 years of experience in the areas of development, management, and strategy. Most recently, Calvert was the founder and CEO of Celtic Wolf, a software development and IT consulting firm in Woodbridge, Virginia.
Launched in the late 2008, Weddzilla.com is currently in limited beta. Weddzilla.com is a unique website, created by a bride for future brides, and a leader in the Wedd 2.0 movement. Weddzilla.com brings the vendors to brides without overloading them with useless tools, bad advice, long checklists, or anything else that will add stress or make planning your wedding more tedious than necessary. Vendors now have a resource to connect with local brides who are in need of their expert advice and services. Brides can take advantage of industry first tools, planning shortcuts and more for free! Weddings will never be planned the old fashion way again - Weddzilla.com simplifies the way brides and vendors plan weddings.