Christopher Shelley has been a professional Wedding Officiant and Life-Cycle Celebrant™ since 2011. He is the author of Best. Ceremony. Ever. (The Countryman Press/WW Norton). He has officiated weddings all over New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky and other states too, through his company Illuminating Ceremonies (www.illuminatingceremonies.com) . He has officiated weddings on The Rachael Ray Show and created a memorial service for Joan Rivers’ dog on Joan and Melissa.