Meetings & Events Team

Jonalee De Noble

Jonalee De Noble

Senior Meetings & Events Manager
A native of Iowa and graduate of Morningside College, Jonalee earned a degree in corporate communication and advertising. She is passionate about creating unforgettable experiences, from weddings and galas to corporate conferences; she takes pride in the small details that contribute to the overall atmosphere and experience. With each event, Jonalee thoroughly enjoys the challenge of being unique and relevant.

When she’s not creating party masterpieces, you may find Jonalee taking in a football game, hiking or traveling with her husband.


Jennifer

Jennifer Doll

Meetings & Events Manager
Jennifer has been with Kohler Co. since 2011, after graduating from Michigan State University with honors in Hospitality Business and Communication. She completed a Management Development Program in different areas of the resort for a year, spending six months in Meetings & Events and Banquets. Jennifer then spent two years as Assistant Executive Housekeeper at The American Club, leading the housekeeping and laundry departments. She also has experience in meeting and events at the University Center Conference Chicago, and Michigan Society of Association Executives.. Jennifer is working towards becoming a Certified Meeting Planner.


Nicole Fischer

Senior Meetings & Events Manager
Nicole, a certified meeting professional, joined Destination Kohler in 2004. She began her career as an intern and worked her way up within the organization from banquets and group sales to her current position as Senior Meeting & Events Manager. Along with corporate events, Nicole plans weddings and provides support in coordinating special events. In addition to her work with Destination Kohler, Nicole worked with the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce for six years as a special events assistant. She has a degree in communications from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.


Amelia Hartmann

Meetings & Events Manager
Amelia began her career at Kohler Co. in 2002 as a 15-year-old housekeeper at Inn on Woodlake. Three years later, she became a spa attendant at Kohler Waters Spa while attending the Aveda Institute of Beauty and Wellness to obtain her esthetics license. After graduating, Amelia became a Group Sales Associate at The American Club. She served as Administrative Assistant to the Meeting & Events Team and was promoted to Meeting & Event Manager in September 2008.


Courtney Lavita

Courtney LaVita

Meetings & Events Manager, Golf
Courtney, who received a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration & Management from Newbury College in 2013, joined Destination Kohler in November 2015 as Front Desk Coordinator at The American Club. She spent a year in that role before transitioning to her current role of coordinating events at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits. Courtney is passionate about details and thrives on creating unique, memorable experiences for every guest. Originally from Boston, Mass., Courtney enjoys cooking and being outside by the water.


Trina Moynihan

Trina Moynihan

Senior Meetings & Events Manager
Trina, who has a degree in Communications from Aquinas College, Michigan, joined Kohler Co. in 1992 and spent the majority of her career in Events Planning for corporate and group golf events held at Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. She played an integral role in the coordination of championship events, from the 1998 U.S. Women’s Open to the 2010 PGA Championship. She has also provided support in coordinating special resort events, including the annual Kohler Food & Wine.



Karen Skaggs

Karen Skaggs

Meetings & Events Manager
Karen joined Kohler Co. in 2000. She worked in purchasing and quality for Kitchen & Bath fixtures in Brownwood, Texas and then she transferred to Wisconsin to work for Global Faucets purchasing until 2003. From there she moved to the sales department at Kohler Power where she planned many customer meetings and events before pursuing her passion with Destination Kohler. Karen joined the meeting and events team in April 2017 after working with the Destination Kohler sales team for two years.  

Originally from Illinois, Karen is an avid hockey fan. When not watching her favorite sport or working, she spends a lot of her free supporting her kids in hockey, volleyball and track or planning her next family trip.


Katie Zak

Katie Zak

Senior Meetings & Events Manager, Golf 
Katie graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a bachelor’s in American Studies. While in school in Stevens Point, Katie worked in the floral industry and was a member of WUMFA (Wisconsin and Upper Michigan Florist Association). She also was a decorator for the Wausau Tour of Homes Holiday Showcase.  From there she started her own event-planning business in 2006, specializing in one-of-a-kind weddings at venues that included Lambeau Field, Miller Park and the St. James Inn (Redwing, Minn.), while also working in the hospitality industry in hotel management at the Hilton Hotels & Resorts.