(The company has since expanded its reach with the launch of Bumble BFF in March of 2016 and Bumble Bizz earlier this week.)As fate would have it, for the entrepreneur and her now husband, Michael Herd (who’s a restaurateur as well as in the oil-and-gas business) sparks first flew IRL as opposed to virtually, but their love story still started with Whitney unabashedly taking the lead.It was just before Christmas in 2013, and the two were on vacation in Aspen with their respective families when a mutual friend introduced them one afternoon.She suggested that the amazing Diana Sorensen of Sugokuii Events do the actual wedding, which was crucial.
When we got off, he picked up my skis and got me clicked in.
I thought, Hmm, that’s weird, that’s kind of a pro move, but then quickly started down the hill.
The next day, that same friend and Whitney came barreling down the slopes only to find Michael having a long, leisurely lunch on what was a very optimal ski day.
“I sat down next to him and was giving him a hard time about wasting such amazing conditions,” remembers Whitney.
“He said he was going to take a quick shower, but insisted I didn’t need to.