About Wedding411 On Demand

Wedding411 is a team of forward-thinking professionals who are actively involved in the Maryland wedding industry and in giving back to our local community via the following groups and organizations; (NACE) National Association Of Catered Events, (MWPA) Maryland Wedding Professionals Association, (RAM) Restaurant Association of Maryland,  Visit Baltimore and by sponsoring and supporting over 25 local charities.

You are in the process of planning the most important celebration/party of your life.  Like most engaged couples, you could probably use help in navigating through the numerous choices and decisions that need to be made. You can easily spend hours of time conducting independent web searches to find the information and vendors you need. Wedding411 is designed to be your main resource for local products and services, saving you time and putting everything you need at your fingertips.

Wedding411 The Magazine, www.wedding411ondemand.com, Tips & Trends (a monthly email), Blogs, YouTube, Social Media (Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Instagram), all work together to give you the information you are looking for in every form of media 24/7.

You want your wedding day to be unique with personalized touches that really speak to who YOU BOTH are. To help you, there are Coupons & Deals offered from our advertising partners on this website. They are unique to Wedding411 couples and only available here.

Learn more about all the members of our team below.  Please reach out with any questions, comments and suggestions you may have.  We’d love to hear from you!  Email info@wedding411ondemand.com.

Karen Buck
Co-Founder & Publisher

  • Wife, Mom, Grandmother (Nana), Sister, Friend and Animal Lover

  • Fun Fact: I was a baton-twirling Majorette in a marching band when I was 6 years old

Favorite Food: Dark, Semi-Sweet Chocolate
Favorite Music: I love it all; from Classical to New Country
Favorite Color: Gold
Pets: 4 Cats! Schultz, Racer, T.O. & Toes. 2 Horses – Lake & Arthur (Arthur I lease, so I guess that makes me his Step-Mom)
Favorite Sport: DRESSAGE! DRESSAGE! DRESSAGE! Or Anything with Horses
Favorite TV Shows: The Voice and Scandal
Alumnus: Dulaney High School & Villa Julie College (Now Stevenson University)
Favorite Quote: “Change is Inevitable, Growth Is Optional”

Jay Buck
Co-Founder & Publisher

  • Husband, Father, Grand Dad (Pops), Son, Brother & Friend!

  • Football Official & Baseball Umpire
  • Fun Fact: I’m an Eagle Scout

Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite time of the year:  Fall/Autumn and a HUMONGOUS Snow Storm!
Favorite Foods:  Steak, Steamed Crabs, Huge Deli Sandwiches and Creamed Chipped Beef
Favorite Beverages:
Wine: Chardonnay
Beer:  IPA or a Porter
Spirit: Mt Gay Rum
Soda: Diet Pepsi
Favorite TV:  Pretty much any College Football, Basketball, Baseball or Lacrosse game!
Alumnus: West Nottingham Academy & Frostburg State College

Beth Kilgore
Office Manager/Bookkeeper

  • Wife, Mother (to Brooke (23) and Andrew (20), Daughter, Sister, and friend
  • Fun Fact: I met my husband at a friend’s wedding 30 years ago!

Favorite Food: Chicken Pot Pie, Hamburg Stroganoff and any dessert with PEANUT BUTTER!
Favorite TV Show: This is Us, Scandal, Suits and hate to admit SURVIVOR
Favorite Book: The Red Tent
Favorite Movie: A Few Good Men and Top Gun (because I secretly have a crush on Tom Cruise), All Harry Potter movies
Hobbies: Gardening, needlework, making my own cards, walks on the NCR Trail
Favorite Vacation Spot: Cape Hatteras, NC
Bucket List: To visit all the U.S. National Parks with my husband and kids
Alumnus: Roland Park Country School & Randolph-Macon Woman’s College

Kristen Fox
Lead Graphic Designer

  • Daughter, Sister, Girlfriend and Artist
  • Fun Fact: I have dual citizenship (Canadian) through my father.

Favorite Color: Cerulean Blue
Hobbies: Photography, sailing/boating, cruising, attending the theater, karaoke and salsa dancing
Pets: Two cats: Princess Amidala and Sir George
Two Border Collies: Chloe Demetria and Magnus Maximus
Guilty Pleasure: Binge watching Netflix
Top thing you would like to do: Get married and have children, but ride in a hot air balloon is runner up!
Alumnus: Institute of Notre Dame & Frostburg State University
Favorite Quote: “Live well. Laugh often. Love much.”

Julie Ambridge
Digital Marketing & PR Coordinator

  • 26 Years Old (I know, I don’t look that old)
  • Fun Fact: I’m living the newlywed life in VA Beach, but MD will always be home

Favorite Movies: Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, Prisoners
Favorite time of the year: The Holidays
Favorite Vacation: Jamaica
Favorite Dessert: DQ Cheesecake Blizzard
Guilty Pleasure:  Reality Dating Shows
Alumnus: Perry Hall High School & Towson University