Dan Barton, hailing from Southern Missouri, brings a wealth of experience and a heart full of passion to his role as the Manager and Lead Pre-Marital Coach for Officially Wed. With a background as a pastor spanning 22 years, Dan found his calling in officiating weddings, witnessing the transformative power of love and commitment in people’s lives. One of the most inspiring moments in his life was serving as a pastor, witnessing individuals and couples change, grow, and improve their quality of life. Dan’s passion for helping others, his excellent communication skills, and his love for beekeeping reflect his multifaceted personality. Guided by President John F. Kennedy’s words, “Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country,” Dan embodies the spirit of service. His favorite part of officiating weddings lies in witnessing the profound love and joy shared by couples, marking the beginning of their new life together, making each ceremony a celebration of love and new beginnings.
Robin has dedicated her career to nurturing personal development as a high school theatre teacher, guiding students through transformative journeys. Her passion for fostering growth extends beyond the classroom; she has served on staff with various organizations, orchestrating workshops and retreats, imparting her wisdom and leadership skills to others. With decades of experience, she has officiated numerous rites of passages, from weddings to end-of-life ceremonies, crafting meaningful and heartfelt experiences. Robin is deeply committed to pathways of individual growth and the artistry of cultivating healthy relationships. Her expertise lies not only in celebrating life’s milestones but also in empowering others to embark on their unique journeys toward self-discovery and genuine connections.
Carla Perisho discovered her passion for officiating weddings through her role as a wedding coordinator, relishing the opportunity to be part of couples’ special days. Her joy in uniting couples inspired her to become a wedding officiant, and when Officially Wed sought officiants, Carla eagerly stepped forward. Witnessing the circle of life through her children and grandchildren has been a profound inspiration, shaping her into a nurturing presence. With a talent for playing the piano and a personality described as considerate, honest, joyful, and easygoing, Carla touches lives with her music and warmth. Her favorite part of officiating weddings lies in uniting two people deeply in love and making each ceremony a heartfelt celebration of love and unity.
Corey, a true native of the Ozarks, embodies the spirit of Southwest Missouri, where he was born, raised, and educated. His lifelong passion lies in building meaningful connections with people from all walks of life, fostering bonds that stand the test of time. With an unwavering enthusiasm for all things Disney, Corey brings the magic of fairy tales to life and is dedicated to helping you commence your ‘Happily Ever After.’ He approaches every ceremony with wonder and joy, ensuring that your special day is nothing short of magical. Corey’s genuine love for people and his dedication to creating unforgettable moments make him the perfect guide as you embark on your own fairy tale journey.
Kecia discovered her passion for officiating weddings through her love for ministry and dedication to families. Her journey with Officially Wed was a natural fit, driven by her profound desire to help couples prepare for their married life adventures. Kecia’s ability to learn and her commitment to continuous education characterize her impressive skill set. Described as attentive, honest, empathetic, and considerate, she embodies the values that make her an outstanding wedding officiant. Guided by the Golden Rule, Kecia finds joy in meeting new people and encouraging couples in their relationships. For her, officiating weddings is more than a job; it’s a heartfelt commitment to creating meaningful ceremonies and supporting couples as they begin their journey together.
RonHeen Charles discovered his passion for officiating weddings through over a decade of ministry experience, driven by his mission to help and encourage families. His connection with Officially Wed was forged through his mother-in-law’s introduction to Dan, who recognized RonHeen’s unwavering dedication to ministry and families. RonHeen’s life was transformed when he embraced faith in Jesus Christ, instilling in him a deep love for others. With a love for reading and an exceptional work ethic, RonHeen is described as friendly, trustworthy, and dependable. His favorite moment in officiating weddings is declaring couples as “Mr. & Mrs.,” marking the beginning of their beautiful journey together. Guided by his faith and a heart for service, RonHeen Charles approaches every ceremony with genuine warmth and a commitment to celebrating love and unity.