"It's what all busy moms need to throw a stylish birthday party!"
Video: What is SimplyGenie?
In the Press
Bethesda Magazine July/August 2015 Edition, "Behind the Brand: SimplyGenie"
Meet the Founders
Valerie grew up in Santiago, Chile where she pursued her passion for the culinary arts, obtaining a degree from INACAP. Prior to co-founding SimplyGenie, Valerie was Banquet Manager for The Four Seasons in Palm Beach, FL where she acquired vast experience in luxury event management. Several years later, Valerie became Director of Banquets for The Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC - one of DC's largest convention venues. Valerie's passions are event planning and entertaining. SimplyGenie is the product of her creativity and years of experience in the hospitality industry. Valerie lives in Chevy Chase, MD with her husband Pedro, and their son.
Andrea grew up in Cartagena, Colombia and later moved to Switzerland where she attended high school at Institut Le Rosey. Andrea then graduated from Purdue University with a BA in Political Science, and also holds an MBA in Real Estate Development from American University's Kogod School of Business. Prior to co-founding SimplyGenie, Andrea was the Director of International Sales and Marketing for Spazio Urbano - a real estate development company. Andrea's mission at SimplyGenie is to create a real solution for the busy parent. Andrea lives in Washington, DC with her husband Alex, and their two children.