Joanne Barken is the CEO of The Bach, the first online platform for planning bachelorette parties. Joanne has a BS from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. Before realizing her passion for the bridal industry, Joanne completed a clerkship at the New York State Supreme Court. After helping to plan over a dozen bachelorette parties, Joanne recognized a need for a better way to plan complicated events and launched The Bach in October 2013. Joanne lives and works in New York City.