West Orange, NJ, June 26, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Do you love weddings? Are you very organized? Is so, wedding planning may be an interesting career choice for you. In the latest Ear on Careers podcast, wedding planner Mary Dann McNamee, offers insights into this exciting field. To access this podcast, go to www.bit.ly/9U8XYI.
During the podcast, Dann, founder of Mary Dann Wedding & Party Coordinators located in Manhattan Beach, California, www.marydann.com, discusses her path to becoming a wedding planner. Making people feel comfortable started for her at a young age – 5 years old – when she wanted to make something special for her guests. After working her way through Fullerton College and California State University, Chico, Dann began her official career in the hospitality industry at the Ritz Carlton. She started her wedding planning business in 1991, and later went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology form Antioch University in Marina del Rey, California.
In the podcast, Dann explains what a wedding planner does, from lining up vendors to counseling brides to diffusing stressful situations. Listen as Dann discusses two “war stories,” and her biggest surprises in the field. Dann also provides excellent tips and recommendations for those listeners considering a career as a wedding planner.
“Mary is insightful, upbeat and optimistic. I can see why she is one of the most sought-after wedding planners in Southern California,” states Mike Rivera, co-founder of Top-Tier Tutoring and host of Ear on Careers. Co-Founder Rhonda Rivera, who co-hosted this episode of Ear on Careers adds, “Mary is well-known in the wedding industry for her professionalism and willingness to teach novice planners, and she shares some surprisingly candid information about a career path as a wedding planner. All budding planners must listen to this podcast to learn all that this profession entails.”
Dann can be seen on television on the Style Network’s “Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?” and “Married Away” as well as the WE Network’s “Platinum Weddings” and a special segment of “Top Ten Wedding Destinations.” She is a contributing writer for “Inside Weddings” and “Ceremony” magazines. In addition, she is the author of the book “Wedding Wisdom” and has published several DVDs about the wedding planning industry.
Top-Tier Tutoring produces a free podcast series, “Ear on Careers,” that introduces listeners to successful leaders in a variety of different fields, including business, industry, medicine, the arts, and so much more. It is the premiere career day podcast series on the internet geared toward those entering college or seeking to make a career switch. The Ear on Careers podcast series home page can be found at www.EarOnCareers.com. In order to see a listing of and listen to any of Top-Tier Tutoring’s podcasts, go to www.top-tiertutoring.com/blog; either listen right on the computer or download the podcast. The podcasts are also available on iTunes and through other podcast directories.
Top-Tier Tutoring is an innovative tutoring and college planning boutique that offers standardized test preparation, college counseling services and tutoring for all high school courses, all on an individual basis. Founded by husband-and-wife duo Mike and Rhonda Rivera, the center is located at 623 Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange, NJ. Top-Tier Tutoring is on the web at www.Top-TierTutoring.com, and may be reached by telephone at 973-243-1212.