Meet Our team

Melissa Moneypenny-Love a bridal boutique
Melissa Moneypenny-Love a bridal boutique

Melissa Moneypenny - Store Owner

Melissa attended Florida State University and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor in Business and Fashion Merchandising. Shortly after, she received a call from longtime friend and then Store Manager, Liza Griffis, that Love was searching for a new Bridal Consultant.  Melissa jumped at the opportunity to have her dream job - working within the bridal industry.   After six years of running the store, Melissa along with husband, Sean, purchased Love from founder Nancy Love. 2017 saw all of Melissa's dreams come true - becoming a business owner as well as a mother.  The Moneypenny's welcomed their first child, Sean Jr., known as SJ in June 2017. Their daughter, Brady, was born next, in January of 2019. Melissa also owns One Love Bridal Outlet located in Jacksonville Beach. She can often be found styling brides, spending time with her family, and snuggling her dogs, Bruce and Chester.

Laney Maddox - Store & Social Media Manager

Laney Maddox - Store & Social Media Manager

Laney joined the Love family in 2015 as a part-time Bridal Consultant, before joining as Store Manager.  She attended University of North Florida, where she was a student-athlete, graduating in 2015 with a Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  Laney strives to help each bride see themselves for the beautiful and unique woman they are. She also manages the stores social media accounts, so if you message us on Instagram, its Laney who you'll be chatting with! Laney can often be found running, shoe shopping at Nordstrom Rack, and taking lots of photos for the Love Instagram.

Paige Goldy - Senior Stylist

Paige Goldy - Senior Stylist

Paige joined the Love family in early 2018 as a part time stylist before joining full time as our Senior Bridal Stylist in 2020! Paige combines her love of fashion and love of people to create a fun environment for all of her brides. She has a unique ability to make everyone feel comfortable and understood. As our Senior Bridal Consultant, Paige is extremely knowledgeable about each designer and customization options! Born and raised in Ponte Vedra Beach, Paige can often be found at the beach, spending time with her family, and shopping at local thrift and vintage stores.

Michelle DelMastro - Bridal Stylist

Michelle DelMastro - Bridal Stylist

Michelle joined the Love family in early 2018. Originally from Orlando, Michelle graduated with honors from University of North Florida in 2019. She is currently applying to dental school with the goal of becoming an orthodontist. Michelle loves helping brides find their gown and seeing how happy they are when they say Yes! She works during the week as a dental hygienist but looks forward to the weekends when she is styling brides! 

Liza Aleksyeyeva - Bridal Stylist

Liza Aleksyeyeva - Bridal Stylist

Liza joined the Love family in January 2021. Born in the Ukraine, Liza moved to the United States when she was 9. She is fluent in three languages - talk about impressive! She currently attends the University of North Florida, where she is majoring in Health Admin/Public Health. She is also a sister of Kappa Delta at North Florida's Eta Zeta chapter. Liza's ultimate goal is to work as a Healthcare Attorney for a hospital. Liza loves all things fashion related and is always upbeat and energized. Liza can often be found making Tik Tok's for Love, trying out local coffee shops, and studying.

Becca Vandeven - Bridal Stylist

Becca Vandeven - Bridal Stylist

Becca joined the Love family in 2021 and quickly became a favorite stylist among our brides! With a background in bridal, Becca is extremely knowledgeable about shapes, styles, and accessories. She was married recently, in September 2020, so she also has a great understanding of the wedding planning process! Becca was born in Virginia, but as a the child of a military family, she has lived all over. She attended UCF and is a sister of Kappa Delta! Becca can often be found renovating her new home, spending time with her husband, and taking her two dogs to run out their energy at the beach! 

Sean Moneypenny - Store Owner

Sean Moneypenny - Store Owner

Sean met Melissa while attending FSU, where he earned his Master's in Economics.  He has worked in the financial industry ever since.  While Sean does not work in the store day-to-day with brides, he provides invaluable support surrounding the store's financials and accounting.  Sean can often be found crunching numbers, watching FSU football, and mastering the art of Jui-Jitsu.

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