Meet your Five Star Service Team in Houston

Amanda Beam Sales Manger

Amanda joined the Ashton Gardens coordinating team late in 2014. Before moving back to her home state of Texas, Amanda stepped out into the sales and event planning world and worked for DeltaStyle Magazine as well as held a position as Event and Marketing Coordinator for the City of Monroe Louisiana where she orchestrated downtown events, festivals, concerts and everything in between. Not only did Amanda learn to operate under high pressure situations and strict deadlines, she was also able to network with other event experts and gained invaluable experience in planning various types events. It was there that Amanda realized event planning was where she shined brightest and that her passion was, without a shadow if a doubt, in the wedding industry. From the day a couple books their wedding, Amanda enjoys every second of a couple’s planning process, from the bride’s entrance to the grand exit.

Paige Thurman Wedding & Event Coordinator

For having started her hospitality career three short years ago, Paige is making waves in the wedding and event industry. Before procuring her spot with Ashton Gardens’ Sales and Planning team, Paige successfully spent her summers with private planning companies and eventually, landed a coveted position with The Historic Davenport hotel. Paige holds a degree in Ecotourism and Communications from Western Washington University. When Paige isn’t making wedding day dreams come true, she is most likely paddle boarding, camping, hiking and hanging out with her fiancé.

Caitlyn Donahue Sales & Event Assitant

Caitlyn found her calling and true passion when she joined the Ashton Gardens Houston North ensemble. Her expansive skill set is remarkable and most notably includes running game days and special events for Texas A&M Basketball, the Cincinnati Bengals, and the San Antonio Spurs. Her favorite games included meaningful events such as military homecomings and proposals. Caitlyn’s start in the wedding industry began while working for an esteemed country club where she designed, planned and coordinated weddings and a variety of events for members and the community. After several years of travel and adventure, Caitlyn landed her dream job at Ashton Gardens. Her dedication and strong work ethic is what makes her an amazing asset. In her spare time, Caitlyn loves camping with her fiancé and dog, binge watching Netflix, and spending time with her super cool nieces and nephew.

Cesar Garcia Director of Operations

Cesar’s contributions to Ashton Garden’s management team are endless. With over 5 years experience at Ashton Gardens Houston, working up the ranks in various positions with in the Culinary and Operations teams, Cesar’s knowledge of event management ensures that each and every guest has the most personalized service. Cesar handles pressure with poise and is always willing to lend a hand to ensure each and every event is a success.