Ashley Nicole Affair
Everything about Ashley Nicole Affair says equality; we love your love, and fully support any couple! We also LOVE being a team, and pride ourselves on the rigorous training process that puts all of us on the same level. Any one of our ladies can deliver the wonderful expertise of guidance and wedding planning that is expected of Ashley Nicole Affair. We promise to set a clear expectation of how we will manage and create a smooth wedding planning process. By providing unlimited communication with all of our packages, we want you to know that we are always by your side. We do whatever we can to allow you, your family and your friends to be able to celebrate together, worry-free and not missing a single wedding day detail. We want to let our couples know that we are committed to diversity and inclusion. We pride ourselves on allowing our couples to feel safe knowing that we embrace love in all forms. We listen to you. Your investment in us will allow you to be heard, but also let go, enjoy, and be fully present on your special day. We promise to stand behind you, while managing to be a few steps ahead of you. We guarantee a flawless wedding planning experience across the board for all of our couples and their loved ones.
Ashley + Nicole decided to start their partnership in the industry within minutes of meeting each other. After working only two weddings together, Nicole branched off to Denver, CO where she continued to offer wedding planning services. Even though Nicole often gets mistaken for Ashley and Ashley often gets mistaken for a middle name of Nicole, they have successfully launched Ashley Nicole Affair in three states over the course of the last eight years. They curate over 75 weddings a year and pride themselves on the rapport and personal relationships that they create with every single one of their couples, as well as the vendors in the industry and every person they meet throughout the planning process.
Amanda introduced us to the term Wisconsinite and ever since then, we never let her go! She has a passion for celebration and bringing others together. She has over ten years in the service industry and poured her extensive knowledge into her own wedding in 2018 and has been with us over two years!
She has top-notch leadership skills and can respectfully control large crowds with her down to earth personality, while also becoming a part of the party. Amanda continues to establish incredible relationships in the industry with our fellow wedding vendors and we are so excited to have her on board full time as our Chief Operations Officer + Principal Planner!
Ashley keeps her roots planted in New Mexico, while embracing everything Texas has to offer. She chose to sever ties with corporate America while working at Delta Air Lines and established Ashley Nicole Affair.
(Fun fact: Her middle name is NOT Nicole.)
She is invigorated around people, inspired by chaos, and operates on the energy in the environments around her. She wears many hats and is a hairstylist, florist, and proud mother of her son, Luca. Her creative outlet in the beauty/wedding industry has allowed her to evolve, heal the grief from losing her mom, and continue to grow in her personal life, as well as professional life.
When she's not traveling, with her son, at a wedding, nor coloring hair, she is binge watching 90 Day Fiancé.
Although Beth is a Denver native, strangely something about the Texas heat and Hill Country brought her to us; and for that, we are thankful! She has an incredible background in the wedding industry ranging from catering, to venue management, to private clubs and hotels. She works now full time for Ashley Nicole Affair, and helps clients throughout the catering process due to her extensive experience. She is a face that you will get to know really well and likely show up on wedding day as your planner! The greatest thing about Beth is that she is able to focus on the whole operation of an event from different angles than just the planner.
We love how amazing at communicating how food + beverage will fit into your wedding day, while educating to help you understand why it will be one of the biggest spends when it comes to your budget.
While being raised in Galveston, she had the honor of planning her Aunt's wedding. From that moment on, she knew this was her calling. Her love for the chaos of a wedding continued while she coordinated weddings in League City. She loves chaos so much that she also balances a full time teaching career with an elementary school. During the pandemic, while also planning several weddings, she even won Teacher of the Year at her school!
We love her never-ending amount of patience, quick thinking, intuition, and admiration for teaching. We have watched her grow throughout the pandemic as one of the strongest women out there, while she stays committed to teaching. She is always going above and beyond to make sure her couple's day is flawless. She met her fairy tale love story during quarantine; she's our true Rapunzel!
Brittany is originally from NC, but after 9 years in TX she feels like she was born to be a Texan. She has over 10 years experience working in the event industry and has worn many hats during this time. During her various roles she has worked on every type of large scale event; from concerts, to music awards, to festivals, to broadway musicals, to fundraisers, to private events and now weddings! After planning her own wedding (with fun fact: Ashley Nicole Affair by her side) she knew that she wanted to continue using her creativity and skills to be a part of other couple’s magical day.
When Brittany isn't working you can find her out and about on a hike with her husband and two pups. She loves traveling, exploring new places, and is always up for an adventure!
Helen is our youngest planner, who keeps everyone 'hip' and young at heart! She is in her third year at The University of Texas in Austin. She has not decided on a major, but her heart is pulled towards the advertising industry, as she hopes to get into the school of advertising while also minoring in business. She is from Harlingen, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley and dances in her spare time, which she's been doing for 16 years now!
LOVES to go thrifting and finding unique things and is excited to learn how to sew to start thrift flipping. Helen’s energy and ambition is a wonderful addition to the Ashley Nicole Affair team!