High Country Wedding Guide 2023 Launching January 16!

The High Country Wedding Guide Team

Michael Granger, Publisher

Mike is the publisher of GulfStream Communications’ wedding guide group and WNC magazine. In his ten years with GulfStream, he’s focused on creating and growing GulfStream’s publications in western North Carolina–Asheville Wedding Guide, High Country Wedding Guide, and WNC magazine. He’s a UNCG graduate in communications, has a 20-plus-year background in magazines and digital platforms as a publisher, sales manager, and business development manager. Mike’s favorite leisure activities? Travel, photography, learning guitar, yoga and running. Reach him at sales@highcountryweddingguide.com OR mike@wncmagazine.com

Kristin Trummer, Editor

A WNC native, Kristin Trummer has been working in journalism for the last three years. Inspired by the brides she encountered working at a local bed and breakfast, Kristin has enjoyed sharing the stories of couples from the High Country. When she’s not reading and doing Crossfit, Kristin enjoys daydreaming about her next vacation destination. Reach the editor at editor@highcountryweddingguide.com

Allison Sherman, Managing Editor

Along with her contributions to High Country Wedding Guide, Allison is the senior editor of WNC magazine. Allison is originally from Moncks Corner, South Carolina, and graduated from Wofford College with a degree in English. In her time as a writer and editor, she’s fallen in love with the High Country’s culture and scenery. In her free time, Allison enjoys roller skating, knitting, and hanging out with her calico kitty, Mabel. Reach her at editor@wncmagazine.com

Christine Dorsey, Production Designer

Christine began her career in advertising and graphic design in 2012, and has been with GulfStream Communications for ten years. She enjoys painting, spending time outdoors, and playing with her golden retriever, Abby. Reach her at christine@charlestonmag.com

Rachel Leslie, Operations and Production Manager

What started as an internship in sales and marketing led to a permanent position at GulfStream in 2019 as WNC’s operations manager. Rachel also runs Asheville Grit as well as the social media accounts for Grand Strand and WNC. Rachel enjoys spending time outdoors, reading sci-fi and fantasy novels, and hanging out with her two cats and miniature pig. Reach her at rachel@wncmagazine.com