Meet Vanessa

Vanessa Valerius, MBA is Chief Fun Officer, Lead Event Designer, and CEO of Vanessa Valerius Weddings & Events and Hustle & Dash Events. Influenced at an early age by watching her father build a successful business; entrepreneur runs in Vanessa’s blood. She has a Master of Business Administration specializing in Entrepreneurship from Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University and is a Certified Event Planner, Wedding Planner, and Accredited Event Designer.

With over 10 years of administrative experience in the corporate and academic sectors, Vanessa was responsible for planning and running team on-boarding and building events. A true creative, she loved focusing on the aesthetics of each event; bringing to life the event vision to create an unforgettable experience.

In 2014, Vanessa founded her first business, Vanessa Weddings & Events. Specializing in event and wedding design, she transforms her clients’ stories into beautiful engaging events. Vanessa removes the stress and overwhelms by providing a helping hand and managing the coordination on-site ensuring their big day goes without a hitch and her clients can just enjoy the moment.