Brittney Smith Director of Sales & Planning
Brittney joined the Ashton Gardens team in 2013 with over 8 years of experience in the hospitality industry, six of those years spent on the operations side of private events. After graduating from Lone Star College in 2009, she realized her eagerness to make each event special was not just an interest but her passion in life. Aside from Brittney’s well rounded knowledge of the hospitality industry, her desire to help make a bride’s dreams come true makes her key member of Ashton Gardens’ sales team. Brittney’s favorite part of the wedding experience is hearing about each bride and groom’s unique engagement and the excitement they have to plan their wedding!
Reem Fareed Sales & Event Coordinator
From restaurant operations to event management, Reem’s experience and success in the hospitality industry is unrivaled. Reem began her special events career back in 2009 and it wasn’t long before her impressive work ethic landed her opportunities with prestigious organizations like En Vogue Events and the NCAA Super Four Experience, just to name a few. In addition to juggling notable internship opportunities, Reem graduated Cum Lade from the University of Houston with a Bachelor’s of Science in Event Management. Reem’s attention to detail make her a dazzling addition to our Ashton Gardens family.
Scarlett Young Sales & Event Coordinator
Scarlett eagerly joined the Ashton Gardens team with over 5 years of communications & event planning experience under her belt. Her friendliness and commitment to make every detail perfect for each couple makes Scarlett a confidant to everyone she works with. Her fortes focus on making each guest feel comfortable and calm while building an everlasting relationship with them. From effective logistics management to cultivating vendor relations, Scarlett rounds out an already dominate sales and planning team at Houston West. Outside of work, you can find Scarlett enjoying spin classes, Tex-Mex with friends, and traveling to new places with her husband!
Raudel De Loera Director of Operations
With over a decade of hospitality know-how and countless accolades and honors, adding Raudel to the Houston West team was an easy decision. His all-encompassing background in weddings and special events helped lay the ground work for his illustrious career. His work in high-end hotels, country clubs and exclusive dining establishments inspired his path and led him to make the move from California to Texas in the fall of 2015. In the time he has committed to the hospitality industry, Raudel has successfully managed hundreds of staff members, countless events and thousands of guests. Raudel’s hobbies include traveling, going on runs with his two Siberian huskies and spending time with his family.