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.
John Mocnick 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.