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 SE Manager

Jenny Young

Special Events Manager

Customer Focused, Detailed, Warm and Friendly, Cool under Pressure, Problem Solver

Favorite event moment – When many months of hard work all comes together: the event lighting goes on, the music starts and I get to see the clients’ smiling faces – I think to myself- “YES! This is why I love what I do!”

Kaitlyn Furst

Kaitlyn Furst

Special Event Coordinator & Marketing Assistant

Detail Oriented, Energetic, Problem Solver, Driven, and Passionate about events

Favorite quote – “Work Hard, Play Hard”

Duane Davidson

Banquet Manager

As a special event manager / banquet manager, I’m guided by these three quotes / life philosophy by Dr. Maya Anglelou:

“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.”