Ryan Roberts comes from a background in data and technology sales, account management, business development, and strategic planning. Ryan has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, watching his grandmother start and run a business throughout his childhood. With more than eight years experience in the data world, he combines a unique perspective of understanding how to use data to make your life easier with his passion to help people. Watching and helping his wife start her own wedding planning company has exposed him to all the ins and outs of the wedding world, and the holes in the marketplace that Bustld can fill.
Samie Roberts provides the creative and industry insight alongside the operational expertise at Bustld. Her background in public relations and event planning at one of the top boutique beauty & fashion PR agencies in New York City provided her with lots of knowledge and know-how on how to properly design and execute a large event. From there, she used that knowledge to transition into helping people design and execute their dream weddings at Something Perfect. She combines all this knowledge in her passion for bringing wedding inspiration and knowledge to couples at Bustld.
December 18th, 2018 | 29 mins 14 secs
Samie and Ryan Roberts have created a business designed to solve the challenges couples face when planning their wedding day. Based in North Carolina, their company helps connect engaged couples with the vendors and inspiration that will make their wedding day perfect.
This husband and wife team join me today to talk about the post-wedding brainstorming session that inspired them to create Bustld. They share details about the team and technology behind the company, how they plan to scale to a national level, and why starting any new business is going to be one hundred times harder than you think it will be. It’s the story of Bustld on The Build.