What Others Say

About Lance

What have others said about Lance when he speaks?

Lance has made over 3000 presentations. From wedding ceremonies, to regional conferences, to gatherings of seniors and student leaders, to personal empowerment spirituality seminars for clergy. His experience is extensive.

Here are some of the reviews Lance receives from speaking:

“Lance, thank you very much for presenting at this year’s recruitment conference. You provided insight that has better prepared our owner operators and fleet carriers to bring military veterans into the industry. Again, thanks, and we look forward to having you back next year.”

Nick K.
Trucking Conference Roundtable

Lance was so incredible! Our guests are STILL raving about his kind words, his mannerisms, etc. Lance personalized every little touch … and truly just carried everything out perfectly! I am so glad we ended up going with Lance… it would not have been the same without him!

Candace
September 2011

Flexible, sincere, professional, polished.

Kevin H.
Reston, VA

Lance, thank you for helping to make our day extra special. Your service was exactly the perfect mix of humor and seriousness that perfectly reflected our relationship.

Kevin M.
Centreville, VA

“Oh my goodness” is a great way to start out when you are referring to Lance. Having Lance as part of our event was one of the best decisions I made. By the end of his presentation, there was not a dry eye in the house. Thank you Lance for making my day that much more special.

Devin & Corinne C
Sterling, VA

Lance is one of the very best. He’s not only a nice guy, he’s great at public presentations. I’ve been photographing weddings for more than 16 years, so I’ve seen allot….. I HIGHLY recommend Lance.

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Jones Photography
Fairfax, VA

Lance was really brilliant; we were happy we chose him and thrilled with the outcome.

Mike C
Warrenton, VA

Lance, I can’t even begin to thank-you for what you have done for Jay and I. The ceremony was absolutely perfect for us and it wouldn’t have been that way without you. Jay, my sister, my brother, and I all felt like we had known you forever and that made it especially perfect.

Your sense of humor met with ours and we all had a great time. I could talk forever about how great the day was… and how much I will remember it as the best day of my life. I honestly believe that nobody else could have done what you have done for me and you have my gratitude for that.

Thank-you again, Rebecca & Jay W.
Washington, DC

Lance is very personable, compassionate, and understanding, not to mention prompt, organized, and professional. He also has a great sense of humor and warmth. Your strengths include addressing the guests and not just reading from a book, making the ceremony personalized and comfortable.

Heather & Michael R
Edgewood, MD

I want to thank you again for everything…I feel so lucky to have found you. If you need anything else from me as far as testimonials go, I’d be happy to contribute. Best of luck to you in the future and THANK YOU!

Diana
Casanova, VA

Thank you for making our wedding ceremony such a success. The ceremony and vows were perfectly written and made our day exactly what we had envisioned. You have an amazing voice that allows everyone at an outdoor wedding to hear the readings. You promised us the ceremony would flow smoothly and that is just what you delivered. Thank you for your time and expertise. It was wonderful to work with you.

Kristin & Rob A
Bristow, VA

Lance, You truly made out wedding a perfect affair! We were so thrilled that you made the ceremony fit our personalities… that is not too religious (Jewish and Christian) but with reflections of God and the “higher power” added in just the right spots, fun and spontaneous with laughter and witty comments, yet romantic and sentimental with the right phrases to mark the occasion.

We have received so many wonderful comments on the ceremony and you! Everyone said that you made it the perfect setting for the two of us, and that they were glad it was not “too serious” as to miss out on our unique personalities. You made it unforgettable and fun at the same time. The video had us all laughing hysterically, yet also reminiscing on the “perfect day!”

Thank you so much for everything!

Larry & Wende B
Boca Raton, FL

Even though we met once before the wedding, the ceremony (although very humid) was fantastic! Our own siblings thought you had known us for a long time – just goes to show how confidant you are in your speaking abilities. I have no reservations recommending Lance’s services to anyone – we were not disappointed in the least! Thank you again for a great ceremony!

Monica & Ace M
King George, VA

Thank you so much Lance, you were wonderful. I loved the ceremony and how you incorporated the sand for us and how calm and collected you were, it made us feel the same way. My parents and ourselves were very pleased and I would recommend you to anyone in the future.

Thanks again Lance and have a wonderful rest of your week!!

Kiah & Brandon F.
Oak Island, NC

We just wanted to thank you so much for officiating our ceremony. All of our guests really enjoyed how touching, yet informal it was. Everything went so smoothly and we could not have pictured it being any more wonderful.

We will remember our wedding for the rest of our lives, so we are glad we had someone like you (relaxed, funny/serious, etc.) to do it for us. Keep up the good work, and we hope all is well!!

Leslie and Todd S.
Manassas, VA

Thank you for the beautiful, fun and yes, relaxing ceremony on the 3rd of July in Arlington, VA. This may not be the first time that you’re hearing this, but your confident calmness was exactly what we needed. During the ceremony, you were concise, without rushing and we really enjoyed your soothing voice a mid an exhilarating and hectic day.

We didn’t get a chance to thank you right after the ceremony and right after the wedding day we were at the beach, so sorry that we didn’t give you instant feedback. Well our feedback is that you were great and we are extremely glad that we chose you to conduct our ceremony. We will definitely recommend you to anyone who will need an officiant!

Thank you,

Natasha and Eugene
Arlington, VA

I want to thank you so much for your officiating services at our May 19 2007 wedding at Belmont. You were exactly what we wanted – professional and personable. We’ve gotten several compliments about the ceremony. Drew and I appreciate your ability to put us at ease. You will be highly recommended!

Kati & Drew
Stafford, VA

Chris and I wanted to thank you for helping us to create a beautiful and memorable wedding ceremony! I received so many compliments on choosing such a charismatic and personable officiant so I wanted to pass the compliments along to you! Thank you, again, for everything!

Ellen & Chris K.
Annandale, VA

The service was absolutely beautiful and it was all because of you. You really made it easier up there for us to get through the vows when we were both in tears. You made us laugh and spoke to us to help us along. That was probably the scariest part because I thought I would mess up or start crying.
I would definitely recommend your services to other couples.
Thank you very much for a beautiful wedding!

Kerri & Greg M.
Germantown, MD

…you did a wonderful job, were very easy to work with and you really went the extra mile. All of my guests made comments on the ceremony, saying that it was wonderful … They said they really thought you did a great job and your words were beautiful.I am very happy and couldn’t have asked for anything more on your part. Thank you so much!

Ivy & Mark F.
Manassas, VA

Hi Lance!

Just wanted to say thank you sooo much for the beautiful ceremony! We had so much fun and all of our friends and family complimented on how great of a job you did! And I want to thank you for working with the petty officer at the base chapel for us with such ease….it took a lot of stress off of myself and my mom! My mother told me you took the time to light the candles and the votive candle for our wedding and I really appreciate that! It was so great to have help when you need it the most!

If any of my friends get married in the area I will definitely tell them to go to your website! I couldn’t have asked for anything better! Well, Stephan and I are off to Tahiti for a couple of weeks!

Thanks again!

Tanner & Stephan 🙂
Quantico, VA

I would recommend you to anyone, and particularly to those who don’t want to be locked into the confines of a traditional religious ceremony.

Ashley & Don C
Manassas, VA

We adore Lance and we did from the moment we met him. He is just one of the kindest, most decent people I know. Lance is somebody who really loves people and obviously takes great joy in being a part of the joining of two lives.

We got many compliments from guests on Lance. He even officiated for another wedding in my family a year later. The best part in our story is that we are still friends with him and his wife. You couldn’t ask for a better officiant if you are seeking personal, caring attention.
Thanks so much Lance!

Tim and Johanna S.
Sterling, VA

We would strongly recommend you and would tell people that you provide the right balance of seriousness and lightness …[you] know what to say and when and how to keep the ceremony serious and light at the same time.

Michael and Jayne
Lorton, VA

Thank you again for the absolutely beautiful ceremony you performed at our wedding! Our wedding was perfect…As a wedding officiant, we feel your strengths come from within–you are very relaxed and personable, … and we can’t thank you enough for making it that way!

Christopher & Pama C.

Yes…I would definitely recommend [Lance]. I felt that you were very professional and laid back at the same time. There was no time for stress and there was pure enjoyment. Your personality also lightens up the event, especially what we were looking for in our ceremony. I have to tell you, it was very funny…and nice.

Lisa and Rudy M.
Ashburn, VA

I would recommend Lance because he is extremely welcoming and non judgmental regarding religion and inter faith marriages. He brings sense of humor into a the most important part of the day t break some of the tension.

He is very professional and had resources on hand in times of on the spot needs.
He brings the audience into the ceremony so all is involved in blessing and representing the bride and groom. Lance made our day that much more special.

Shamon & Felicia N
Annandale, VA

Lance’s strengths lie in his adaptability and openness. He is willing to work with you to make sure you get the ceremony that you’re looking for.

Kristal & Taylor R
Granger, Indiana

Lance was wonderful. He listened to what we wanted, made helpful suggestions when we had questions, and ultimately performed the ceremony in a thoughtful manner, with a touch of humor.

Our guests commented that it was very nice, and they enjoyed both the reverence for the ceremony and the humor that personalized the event to us and our family and friends. [You are] flexible, listen well, bring in humor and a personal touch.

Steve & Shawn
Alexandria, VA

I would highly recommend Lance to officiate your ceremony. No matter what your denomination, he finds a beautiful way of incorporating words or rituals together to form a beautiful ceremony that fits your personal needs.

You also kept the ceremony from being a stressful and nerve-racking event, but rather eased our nervousness with humor, and everyone loved it.

Kimmy & Chris G
Ashburn, VA

Lance administered a flawless ceremony that was sincere and light at the same time. We feel certain that he could meet the needs of any couple regardless of the venue or size of the wedding. He conducted a traditional ceremony that that was completely in sync with with our faith and desires. He presented a demeanor that gave comfort to the wedding couple, and his confidence in presentation gave us peace in knowing we had made the right choice in selecting him.

Confident, sincere, to the point.

Brian & Amy H
Cypress, Texas

Hello ,

I just wanted to drop a line to thank you again for officiating over our lovely wedding ceremony. Everything turned out just the way we wanted and we couldn’t thank you more. You were very patient with us considering the ceremony did start 45min. late.

You were very professional and I felt at ease after briefly speaking with you before the start of the ceremony. Thank you again and we will have a happily ever after thanks to your blessing.

Many thanks!

Joy B.
Memphis, TN

Lance performed our wedding ceremony on January 15, 2005. He had the challenge of helping us combine the traditions of both our religions (Judaism and Christianity) into a meaningful and solemn ceremony. My husband and I were drawn to Lance’s openness and down-to-earth demeanor. It helped ease our anxiety and allowed us to have frank discussions about the elements of the ceremony that were important to us.

In addition, my mother had health complications that made it impossible for her to attend the ceremony. In order to make her a part of the ceremony, we decided to phone my mom in via cellular phone so that she could hear my husband and me say our vows. We called my mom at the beginning of the ceremony and Lance held the phone so that she would be able to hear everything clearly–without the fact that we were using a cellular phone becoming a focal point of the ceremony. At one point the call dropped and my mother phoned back. Lance gracefully answered the phone and kept on going with the ceremony.

His flexibility and interjection of humor were what made our ceremony so wonderful. Both of our families, as well as our friends, have commented about how special and meaningful our ceremony was. I wouldn’t change a thing.

Teresa K. W.
Washington, DC

My husband and I were just married in our home by Lance this past New Year’s Eve. Lance was flexible in accommodating us, but at the same time he always maintained a professional presence (in the proper religious way). I’d say he found the perfect blend of words to satisfy us, and our guest’s expectations. Everyone enjoyed the ceremony, and they enjoyed meeting him.

I would recommend him to anyone for the following reasons: 1) he really listens to couples, 2) he will do what you ask of him, and 3) he is very reliable, even giving us “friendly reminders” when we needed to get back to him.

If there is anything else you’d like to know to help you make your decision,
feel free to write back.

Karen & Ross R.
Arlington, VA