Sandy Ferreira is a nationally recognized wedding expert, best known for her appearance on NBC’s The Apprentice with Donald Trump.
Originally from Rockville, Maryland, Sandy became co-owner of Distinctive Designs Bridal in 1997, making her the youngest bridal salon owner in the country at the time. In 2010 Sandy is opening a new bridal salon, Love Couture Bridal
located in Potomac, MD. This will be a solo venture and is the culmination of years of visionary planning for a more ideal bridal gown shopping experience.
Sandy’s entrepreneurial experience coupled, with her education, advanced her to become the second runner up on season two of “The Apprentice.” Her most memorable moment on the show was the bridal store task, where she lead her team to make “Apprentice” history by winning the task by the largest margin in the show’s history.
Sandy has shared her knowledge and expertise with hundreds of brides through appearances and interviews in TV, radio, newspaper and magazine publications. She has appeared on Life & Style, VH1’s Fabulous Life: Celebrity Weddings and various local news programs. Sandy has been quoted as a wedding expert in Modern Bride Connection, The Knot’s Wedding Pages, Bridal Sources, Vows, Cosmo Girl and The Washingtonian Magazine.
Sandy is a frequent lecturer across the nation about all aspects of the weddings industry. She has made appearances at Filene’s Basement and Kaufman department stores as well as The Washington Bridal showcase and The Bridal Spectacular in Las Vegas.