Speaker Spotlight: Rocky Mountain Bride


Hilary Angel, Rocky Mountain Bride - Director of Sales

Championing creative people has been Hilary's passion and purpose for over a decade. Earning her liberal arts degree at the start of the recession, her sense of wanderlust led her from Ohio to New Mexico where she started her career as a high school recruiter for The Art Institute of Colorado. Her travels and interactions with artists of all ages opened her eyes to both the vibrant cultures and vast beauty of the Rockies, and the array of creatives inspired by living here. Motivated to leave the corporate grind behind, Hilary followed her entrepreneurial spirit and joined the Rocky Mountain Bride Family in February 2016. As Director of Sales, Hilary's candid advice and listening ear help RMB's advertising partners get the most out of their marketing and reach their ideal clients. As a cheerleader for the industry's best and brightest, her goal remains constant--to thoughtfully curate a wedding resource for modern couples who seek authentic connections and experiences.

Laura Osborn - Online Strategy Manager

Laura, a former millennial insurance marketing professional, received her degree in Public Relations and Communications from a small liberal arts school in Iowa. After sitting in a cubicle for 5 years, she knew she was destined for more. More creativity. More engagement with those around her. And, most of all, more passion for what she was doing. 

Laura believes strongly in the connections that can be formed from social media. It’s from those connections she got introduced into the wedding world. As the Online Strategy Manager, Laura works closely with Rocky Mountain Bride’s Social Media Director to establish a creative and purposeful strategy for growth, presence and more. As the internet continues to pull rank, Laura believes that sharing your story online is vital. Her personal experience as a small influencer in her community has allowed her to gain a unique insight into crafting successful social media strategies, as well as forming, managing and maximizing partner relationships. 

Chelsea Combe - Editor

Raised in Wyoming, Chelsea was taught to see beauty and opportunity in the smallest of places. While pursuing her marketing degree at the University of Wyoming, she worked under a local, wedding photographer who not only opened her heart to the industry, but built her a backbone for entrepreneurship. After graduation Chelsea headed south where her Mile High endeavors eventually led her to Rocky Mountain Bride in 2016. From creative writing and conscious editing to editorial management, her complex role as an editor has taught her the importance of a strong attention to detail, a refined vision and devotion to the ever changing craft. Above all, Chelsea's experiences have led her to believe in the power of collaboration and authentic relationships more than ever before. For our contributions, in this industry and in life, are much more impactful in numbers.

We’ll have THREE of RMB’s best chatting on Day Two of Love Well Planned. .

Chelsea will share tips for getting your work published, provide insight into a successful editorial collaboration and give her advice on creating inspiration that not only represents your brand, but leaves a lasting impact with a high end, modern client.

Hilary will provide advice for getting the most out of your advertising dollars and media partnerships. She'll also share insight on how Rocky Mountain Bride is disrupting the industry status quo to create a better wedding planning resource focused on quality and connection.

Laura will share tips on successfully utilizing social media platforms to their fullest potential. Learn to not only connect with your audience in a meaningful way, as well as the nitty-gritty details like user engagement, best practices with sponsors/partners, SEO and post timing.

Feature Photo by Rachel Gomez

Melanie Robertz