Ian Ramirez is an internationally trained opera singer who has sung across the globe. From opera to operations, he is the Co-Owner and Venue Director of Madera Estates, an award-winning Spanish-European inspired luxury wedding and event venue located in Conroe, TX. The architecturally stunning and beauty that is Madera Estates takes inspiration and visions from the historic town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, an artist's haven and UNESCO World Heritage Site. As a wedding industry educator, Ian has been a featured speaker at the Wedding MBA in Las Vegas, NV, the Wedding Venue Conference, the Wedding Venue Map in Orlando, FL, as well as the International Live Events Association, Houston Chapter. Among his accolades, Ian was named the Man of the Year through the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign, Interfaith of The Woodlands Five Who Share Award recipient, as well as PR Luxury Media's Do-Gooder of the Year and Houston Business Journal's 40 Under 40.