Destination Kohler Sales Team
Corporate Group Sales
Director – Sales & Conference Services, Destination Kohler
Justin, who has a master’s degree in business administration from Marquette University and a degree in economics & finance from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, joined Kohler Co. in 2004 as an accountant. Justin spent seven years in various capacities including cost accounting, financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions in Kohler Engines, Corporate Planning and the Interiors Group. Justin transitioned into sales in 2011 as a Senior Sales Executive and has led the team since January of 2013. Originally from Eagan, Minnesota, Justin and his wife have three daughters, and enjoy a wide variety of sporting activities together, especially golf.
Associate Director – Sales, Destination Kohler
Brandon is a fourth-generation Kohler employee. After completing an undergraduate degree in business from Marquette University, he spent the first eight years of his career working for Kohler’s Power Group. He held various product marketing, channel marketing and account management roles for Kohler Engines before joining the Destination Kohler sales organization in late 2018. Brandon and his wife are avid golfers, world travelers, and French Bulldog parents.
Director of National Accounts – Destination Kohler
Frank, who joined Kohler Co. in 2007, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Stout. Frank’s passion and determination has led to his promotions from Sales Manager to his current position as Director of National Accounts. His accounts include metro Milwaukee, the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets. Born and raised in the Milwaukee metro area by his 100-percent Sicilian-born Italian immigrant parents, Frank has been married for seven years and has two step-daughters. He loves to travel to play golf, dining with his wife and enjoying company with family and friends.
Senior Sales Executive – Wisconsin
A Wisconsin native, Sherry graduated from Marian University in Fond du Lac with a BSBA in marketing and sport and recreational management. After college, she worked in the fashion industry, allowing her to travel the country, which sparked her interest in hospitality. She made the transition to hospitality in 2010, and has been a Senior Sales Executive with Destination Kohler since 2014, working with companies from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas and Missouri.
Senior Sales Executive – Chicago, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho
Zach, who joined Kohler Co. in 2009, is a graduate of Lakeland University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management. His hospitality career prior to sales includes some of the most prestigious private membership clubs in the nation, including Riverbend (Kohler, Wisconsin) and Whitetail Club (McCall, Idaho). Zach enjoys golf, hunting, and backcountry snowboarding out West.
Sales Executive – Destination Kohler
A graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in hospitality business, Sam joined Kohler Co. in 2014 starting as an intern followed by completing the Management Development Program. He joined Group Sales in 2015 with his sales regions including the West Coast and the South East markets. He is passionate about sports including hockey, golf and football.
Sales Executive – Golf, Destination Kohler
Bryan started his career in his hometown, Orlando, FL, working for the Walt Disney Co. He moved to Wisconsin in 2007 to join the Kohler Golf Team as an assistant golf professional at Blackwolf Run, and he later transitioned to the Tournament Operations Team for both Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Bryan gained membership into the PGA of America in 2013. He has served as a committee chair for the 2012 US Women’s Open and handled all the corporate hospitality golf at Blackwolf Run for the 2015 PGA Championship. For the 2020 Ryder Cup, Bryan will once again be a committee chairperson.
Part of a golfing family, Bryan has been playing the game since age 3. He enjoys traveling as much as possible with his wife, Beth, especially to Hawaii and Walt Disney World and on cruises.
Sales Executive – Weddings
Elise, who joined in Kohler Co. in 2017, is a graduate of The Catholic University of America with a degree in Psychology. After college, she worked as a corporate event planner before moving onto sales with Destination Kohler. Elise loves the Green Bay Packers, traveling around the world, and spending time with family and friends.