Our Team

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The Special Events Team offers a truly exceptional experience through personalized customer service, hand-crafted cuisine and custom cocktails. Revenue generated through the Special Events Department supports the operation, preservation and mission of the historic Ebell Club. This support allows the Club to remain accessible and inclusive of all women, regardless of social status, and also supports the philanthropic, educational and social services of the Club.

Anessa Birkemeier

Anessa Birkemeier

Director of Catering & Special Events

Catering genius, problem solver, event magician, counselor, enforcer, cake cutter extraordinaire

Random fact about you – My pet bird has his own Facebook Fan page.

Jenny Young

Special Events Manager

Customer focused, detailed, warm and friendly, cool under pressure, problem solver

Dream party guests – I would love to have a dinner party with Grace Jones, Dorothy Parker, John Waters, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, and Nigel from Spinal Tap.

Duane Davidson

Banquet Manager

As a special event manager / banquet manager, I’m guided from a quote by Dr. Maya Angelou:

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Kevin Mayer

Senior Special Events Coordinator

Friendly, energetic, detail oriented, layout and linen enthusiast.

Favorite quote –  “It’s a famine of beauty, honey! My eyes are starving for beauty” – Andre Leon Talley, The September Issue