Meetings & Events Team

Jonalee De Noble

Jonalee De Noble

Associate Director of Meetings & Events
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, CMP

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.


Dena Griffin

Dena Griffin

Meetings & Events Manager
Dena began her career at Kohler in Corporate HR Services in 2015 after graduating with a degree in health administration and management. She then moved into Global Corporate Procurement where she led the Supply Chain Rotational Program, supported the Director of Procurement and handled a variety of cross-functional projects on a global level. Dena is passionate about coordinating events and providing gracious customer service to all. She has experience planning weddings and coordinating charity fundraisers. Outside of her career, Dena enjoys outdoor activities and time with family, and she is passionate about fitness, health and wellness. She is currently studying for her NASM – Certified Personal Trainer Certificate.


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.


Catherine Johnson

Catherine Johnson

Conference Service Coordinator
Catherine, who began her career in hospitality at the age of 14, graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Stout with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management and a minor in business administration. She completed an internship at Kohler Co. during the 2015 PGA Championship hosted by Destination Kohler. After graduating from UW–Stout, Catherine moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, and worked for Marriott Hotels and The Saint Paul Hotel in restaurant management operations.


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

Meetings & Events Manager
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.

Shelby Cielak

Meetings & Events Manager
Shelby began working for Kohler in 2017 as a hospitality intern at Riverbend during the summers. Upon graduating from Carthage College in 2019 with degrees in marketing and public relations, she was welcomed back full-time to Riverbend as a meeting and events manager. She previously gained experience in special events and golf events at Science View County Club and Golf Course. Shelby enjoys planning group events including weddings, board of director meetings, golf visits and family reunions. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her pets and traveling.

Roxanne Kinstetter

Meetings & Events Manager
Roxy has been planning memorable moments since 2005 when she began her hospitality journey as an event producer in Los Angeles. Her vast knowledge and experience is invaluable to the team. From corporate retreats to fundraisers, galas, weddings and much more, Roxy loves that every event is unique. She enjoys all the details that go into an event and the satisfaction of producing a successful and unforgettable experience time after time – one that makes each client’s vision come to fruition. A native of Wisconsin, Roxy is thrilled to be back and doing what she loves in her home state. When she is not planning events, she is spending time with her four kids.