Getting to know OUR TEAM
Cecilia has been officiating bilingual wedding ceremonies in South Florida since 1998. She was born in Sᾶo Paulo, Brazil from an Italian-Portuguese family. She attended Law School in Brazil and worked as a paralegal for over 20 years in the US. She is a paralegal, notary, and non-denominational ordained minister. She is married to Peter and together they have 2 children and 3 grandchildren.
Cecilia says: “Florida Weddings by Cecilia was born from the fulfillment of creating a Personalized Ceremony and having the honor of being part of each couple’s history”. Cecilia will travel from Martin County to Miami Dade County. Other places upon availability.
Mylene Lima (English-Portuguese-Spanish)
Mylene and Cecilia have been working together for over 5 years. Mylene is also from Brazil and she speaks fluently English, Portuguese and Spanish. She graduated from Faculdade de Educaçᾶo Fisica de Santos and Villa Nova University and she is also a notary. She assists us part time and only during the weekends. Mylene prefers to officiate in Miami-Dade County, where she lives, and she will travel as far North as Boca Raton.
Peter (English - Portuguese)
Peter started taking pictures of the weddings that Cecilia was officiating to create a history since 2006. After Florida Weddings By Cecilia was born Peter and son Dan decided to start Peter Johnson Photography. Photography has been his passion since he was in college and has become his full time work. Peter graduated from Wentworth College of Engineer, he is a notary and non-denominational ordained minister. He assists Cecilia when the couple prefer a male officiant, but his forte is photography.
Carmen Colon (English-Spanish)
Carmen and Cecilia have been friends for many years but now she is part of our team. Carmen is from Puerto Rico.
Carmen graduated from the University of Puerto Rico and Florida International University. She was for many years and international finance auditor. She is also a notary. Carmen is fluent in English and Spanish. Carmen is available full time and her preference is to officiate in Palm Beach County and she will travel as far South as Broward County