Dealing Tactfully with Difficult Brides and Clients
JPR Weddings, Sherman Oaks, CA
JP Reynolds is a non-denominational wedding officiant. During the last twenty years, he has celebrated over 1000 weddings—non-denominational, inter-faith, cross-cultural. He is the author of the book, “How To Officiate A Non-Denominational Wedding Ceremony.”
His wedding ceremonies have been seen on popular cable TV, including Lifetime, The Style Network, E! Entertainment, and The WE, where he appeared on Bridezillas, cable’s #1 wedding-themed reality show. In 2005, he officiated the wedding of Rob and Amber, reality show sweethearts from Survivor and The Amazing Race. Their wedding was a two-hour Sweeps Week special on CBS-TV.
JP has collaborated with some of the industry’s top event planners, including Oprah Winfrey’s preferred planner, Colin Cowie. His weddings have been profiled in People, The New York Times, and such prominent, national wedding magazines as Grace Ormonde Weddings, Inside Weddings, Wedding Channels, and The Knot.
He has created wedding ceremonies that honor the cultural sensitivities of couples who are as spiritually diverse as Muslim/Hindu and Muslim/Jewish.
In addition to his responsibilities as a wedding officiant, JP is an executive coach and corporate interpersonal communication skills trainer. His clients range from the not-for-profit sector to the Fortune 500.
JP regularly lectures on issues of business communication and relationships at UCLA Extension and writes a weekly column on relationships and communication for The Tolucan Times.