About Us

Venuelust {ven-yooluhst} -- A strong innate desire for off the beaten path spaces for celebrations + getaways + experiences.


Venuelust is a digital media company and luxury travel magazine that specializes in marketing “Off the beaten path” luxury venues for celebrations, getaways and experiences. Venuelust offers a wide-range of online resources, marketing, as well as tools to showcase unique venues around the world. Our mission is to not only bring select venues to our adventurous clientele but to help connect them to experiences that allow them to be immersed in the culture and essence of each destination.

Our Venuelust members are hand selected and pre-approved venues that fit the “Off the beaten path” profile. Our network of venues includes only the best of the best venues around the world that are available for events, weddings, group travel, honeymoons and adventure.

We connect our venue partners with guests who are looking for once in a lifetime experiences.

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Meet the Team

  • Jamie Ehrsam

    Co Founder and CEO

    Jamie is the Founder of Venuelust & Co-Founder of Estate Weddings and Events, Inc. Jamie has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Union Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Rue Magazine, Grace Ormonde, Style Me Pretty, WE TV, Bravo, Premier Homes, and many other publications. She is a lover of travel, off the beaten path venues, and once in a lifetime experiences.

  • Luke Whittaker

    Co Founder

    Luke is the Co-Founder of Estate Weddings and Events and Venuelust. With two degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Statistics from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Luke is a huge asset and our very own SEO guru.

  • Claire Lewis

    Director of Client Relations

    Claire Lewis is Director of Client Relations for Estate Weddings and Events & Content Director for Venuelust. She loves to travel both near and far from her hometown of San Diego, write about the latest travel and event trends, and volunteers her spare time with the Junior League.

  • Lennetta Flournoy

    Regional Sales Manager

    I believe I have one of the best jobs around, I get to seek out amazing and unique venues and get inspired! I love getting to see all of the amazing events take place at our venues! At home I have 3 beautiful kids, all active in sports year round, my awesome Husband and I work full time outside of our normal jobs taking our kids to and from school and sports activities... We wouldn’t have it any other way!

  • Laura Grier

    A self-proclaimed jet-setter at heart, Laura has been a globe-trotter from an early age having grown up internationally with two parents that worked for the CIA.  Her ability to channel her storytelling into a chic, vibrant perspective, has made her a veteran International photographer, shooting weddings on 6 continents. While on these trips, Laura felt an overwhelming need to tell the stories of the people and experiences she gathered along the way through her lens. Laura has been been published in over 25 publications worldwide and is a Tastemaker/blogger/lead photographer for Novica/National Geographic. Laura also teaches, mentors, and inspires other photographers through her travel workshops and through sharing her experiences on her website (www.lauragrier.com) of the past 16 years of being a Professional Photographer. Follow along on Laura's Journey on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

  • suzyguese

    Venuelust Contributor

    After a childhood of keeping road trips interesting around the U.S, stints in Western Europe as an angsty teen and a study abroad year in Italy in college, I decided to make traveling and writing my way of living. My travels are laced with hints of a redheaded temperament, proof that my hair color is indeed natural. SuzyGuese.com is where I solve packing predicaments, blurt out my travel secrets, rant about nomad injustices and share where the road takes me in hopes that it might take you there too.

  • Gillian Griffith

    Venuelust Contributor

    Gillian Griffith is a freelance copywriter based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. A first-generation American on one side and a second-generation Nevadan on the other, she's a little bit worldly and a little bit Wild West. When she's not writing or traveling, you can find her curled up in her backyard hammock with a good book or running around on a tennis court somewhere. Follow Gillian on Instagram, Twitter, and you can learn more about her at ggcopywriting.com