Our Fairy Tale Started Here
Since 2005, Ashton Gardens has created incomparable ceremony and reception sites that nurture an unparalleled guest service experience. Through a great deal of hard work and determination, the commitment to our couples grows stronger with each event.
Today, Ashton Gardens is located in three major cities throughout the United States and continues to push forward in an endeavor to grow a brand while leaving a legacy of philanthropy and community consciousness.
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Our company is modeled on a set of our Core Values: Respect Each Other, Personalize the Experience, Practice Aggressive hospitality, among other values that provide a truly unique private event experience. Paired with the most formidable industry professionals, Ashton Gardens continues to be an elite force in the hospitality industry.
Meet the Team
Our team is your team. Talent and professionalism matter and at Ashton Gardens, we are committed to bringing our couples the best guidance and leadership in event planning available.
Bri joined the Ashton Gardens team as a Wedding & Event Planner back in 2013 with several years of hospitality and restaurant experience under her belt. While learning the ins and outs of coordination, Bri displayed a sense of leadership and diligence that eventually led her to the Sales Manager position. A Georgia native, Bri graduated with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism management and a certification in Event Coordination. Bri’s knack for working with people and maintaining customer relations laid the perfect foundation for her current role and truly makes her a valuable part of the Ashton Garden’s team.
Ashton Gardens Atlanta welcomed Christina to the team in early 2017 as a Sales & Event Coordinator. Well before she stepped into the wedding and event business, Christina earned her degree from Georgia Southern University in May 2016 all while receiving glowing academic accolades and juggling multiple extracurricular activities. Towards the end of her college journey, Christina took on a coordination internship with Fernbank National History Museum and was later offered a full-time positions with Emory Conference Center Hotel where she began to lay the groundwork for her career. In addition to her impeccable work ethic and organization, Christina exhibits characteristics of ambition, energy and compassion. Aside from her love of planning weddings, Christina enjoys photography and spending time with her friends and family.
Sales & Event Coordinator
Jazzmyne’s impeccable customer service and her unmistakable adoration for event planning create the ideal combination for a true hospitality veteran. Since 2010, Jazz has flawlessly balanced her ability to provide a truly memorable experience for all of her clients while also collaborating with colleagues to consistently impress and excite her couples. When Jazz isn’t planning dream events, you can find her spending time with her friends and family.
Sales & Event Coordinator
Emily’s depth of knowledge of hotel and event operations makes her the missing puzzle piece to our Ashton Gardens Atlanta team. After obtaining her degree in Hospitality Management from the Florida State University, Emily set out to find her dream career. With an admired resume and successful stints with high-end, private event planners and posh hotels, Emily wealth of understanding when it comes to achieving wedding visions is unmatched. Emily offers highly personalized care while utilizing her resourcefulness, financial responsibility and exceptional customer service to provide guests an unrivaled five star guest experience. In Emily’s free time, you’ll find her relaxing at the pool, exploring the great city of Atlanta or hiking.
Director of Operations
With nearly a decade of experience in the event and hotel industry, John Mocnik joined the Ashton Gardens team in late 2014. John’s hospitality career began with the Marriott family where he quickly moved up the ranks into a supervisor position. Upon leaving the Marriott group, John joined Hilton Americas in Houston as an Outlets Supervisor. With extensive knowledge in restaurant and bar operations, John has displayed remarkable leadership qualities and instills a positive attitude with every task he undertakes. His desire to gain additional experience and training for advanced responsibilities with Ashton Gardens makes him an Ashton Gardens rising star.