Brittney Smith Director of Sales
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!
Amanda Zotzky Event & Sales Coordinator
As a seasoned event planner and public relations professional, Amanda joined Ashton Gardens late in 2014. Before making the change to events full time, Amanda dabbled in advertising while working for DeltaStyle Magazine in Monroe, Louisiana. 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 plan various events. After her stint with DeltaStyle, she later accepted a project coordinator position with the City of Monroe where she orchestrated festivals, concerts and everything in between. It was there that Amanda realized event planning was where she shined brightest. From the bride’s entrance into the ceremony to the grand exit, Amanda enjoys every second with her bride and groom on their special day.
Erika Inman Event & Sales Coordinator
For having started her hospitality career three short years ago, Erika Inman has proven to be exceedingly proficient in every aspect of event planning. Before enlisting for the Ashton Gardens Sales and Planning team, she interned with the Bridal Extravaganza Show as well as coordinated with Melange Events. Erika is currently seeking her degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Houston and is a Certified Wedding Planner. When Erika isn’t learning the ins and outs of Ashton Gardens, she is most likely stalking Pinterest, studying, binge watching a show on Netflix, or spending quality time with family.
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.