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Availendar: Connecting professional event planners and brides to the calendars of reputable vendors.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2013
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Availendar solves a major problem for the event planning industry. For planners, it eliminates the inefficiencies surrounding gathering availability and placing soft holds on desired dates. For vendors it saves time fielding inquiries about availability so they can focus on the events. Using an invitation-only approach, Availendar creates a highly efficient network of reliable industry contacts sharing real-time availability.


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    Amanda Goetz
    CEO / Founder

    As one of the top wedding and event planners in the US, Amanda Goetz is ready to solve the industry's biggest problem. A problem she and her colleagues at David Tutera dealt with on a daily basis.

    • Eight years as a high-end event planner

    • Four Years with Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program

    • Summa Cum Laude University of Illinois

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    Steve Godfrey
    Financial Advisor

    Steve brings two decades of financial and business experience to the team. Prior to joining Availendar, Steve served as the managing partner of an independent wealth management firm before selling his interest to focus on new ventures. He earned his MBA from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business and is a CFA charter holder.

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    Nathaniel Casey
    COO / Founder

    Nathaniel Casey is the CEO and Co-Founder of Since launch (Nov 2009) Blazetrak has seen tremendous success; cash flow positive in the first year, visitors from every country in the world, hundreds of professional/celebrity clients and 95,000 registered users.

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    Lindsey Brunk
    Director of Social Media

    Lindsey's love for all things wedding started at a young age, tagging along with her wedding consultant grandmother and pouring over old issues of Modern Bride. After completing several successful internships in Dallas and Chicago, she graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design and moved to New York to head design and production at 57Grand, a bridal and bridesmaid line based in Manhattan.

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    David Gray
    VP of Accounts / Founder

    After 10 years as a special eduction teacher, Dave moved on to manage customer service for online companies. He has experience in "high touch" customer management and retention. Dave has a passion to make every customer experience flawless.

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    Roberta Arens
    Director of Sales

    Bert's passion is to help people succeed. She considers herself your "Bertbuddy", one you can trust and count on to make you look good! With her BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, she brings creativity and out of the box thinking to the table.
    Bert has over 20 years of sales experience with travel. She is organized, detailed and persistent. Enjoys party planning, entertaining, culinary arts, horticulture, photography and teaches yoga!


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    Shameer Soni, The Patel Law Group, PLLC
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    Steve Godfrey, Financial Advisor