There’s a reason why Thornberry Creek is quickly becoming the premier wedding and special event location in the Green Bay area, and it goes beyond the exquisite setting.
Your wedding is a day you will remember always, one of the most important days in your life. Our wedding team, led by Donelle Walters, includes the most skilled and dedicated staff in the Green Bay market. Don’t take our word for it, see what others are saying about their experience on Wedding Wire. Being rated 5 stars doesn’t come easy, and we’re proud of the amazing events and grateful brides and grooms that Wedding Wire reflects.
Whether it’s your wedding day, or a small gathering of loved ones, Thornberry Creek’s team of professionals is passionate about delivering the experience that you deserve. If you can dream it, we can do it!
Looking for Wedding and Banquet career opportunities?
Please visit our Employment page to see the current available positions.
Donelle Walters, Banquet Catering & Sales Manager
With an extensive background in hospitality, Donelle joined the Thornberry team in May of 2000 from the Midway Hotel, where she was the Food and Beverage Director for over 15 years. She's a certified Food and Beverage Executive courtesy of the American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute, and was awarded "Manager of the Year" by the Midway Hospitality Group for her leadership across the 5 states included in the nomination process. Donelle's presence and understanding of anticipatory guest service is what sets her apart from the competition. Just ask the hundreds of Brides and their families she's had the pleasure of serving. They'll all agree that Donelle is best-in-class with her communication and incredible execution of events large and small.
Donelle loves reading, horseback riding, spending time with friends, and experiencing anything new! Growing up on a dairy farm, Donelle's work ethic was developed at an early age, and she can still "farm" with the best of them. Donelle's favorite aspect of working at Thornberry is "Creating lasting friendships with so many of my clients, and even having some become a part of my family."
Contact Donelle today at 920.434.7501 ext 101 or by email to schedule your tour and to learn more about our beautiful wedding venue.
Ashley Nero, Executive Chef
We are very excited to have Ashley on our Thornberry team. Her experience in new restaurant launches and complete menu overhauls is amazing. With a passion for teaching and inspiring those around her, she fills an important role at Thornberry. She has lead teams in many different segments of the market, from large hotel banquet operations to multi-unit free standing restaurants, and even assisted living facilities.
In her time away from work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her 2 rescued dogs and cat. She is an avid baker and particularly enjoys wedding cake design. Ashley is also an advisor at Fox Valley Technical College and is currently working towards her Bachelors Degree from Le Cordon Bleu. She can usually be found in a kitchen whipping up something healthy and tasty. When asked about her favorite things about Thornberry Creek she says, “I like the feeling of a family environment.”