With an extensive background in hospitality, Donelle has been with the Thornberry team since May of 2000, when she arrived 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 loves reading, horseback riding, spending time with friends, and experiencing anything new!
Justin is entering his second full season as the Head Golf Professional at Thornberry Creek. Justin comes most recently from Turning Stone Resort and Casino, where he was the PGA Assistant Golf Professional overseeing the multi-award winning Shenendoah course. Previously, Justin worked his way up through the ranks at Gainey Ranch, a high-end resort facility located in Scottsdale, AZ.
Steve has been a Superintendent for 30 years, including the past 26 years here at Thornberry Creek! Steve also spent 10 years with the Navy and is a Naval Reserve Veteran. In addition to being a Chicago Sports Enthusiast, Steve is an avid golfer and loves to be outside. He received a B.S. in Plant Soil Science from Southern Illinois University.
Joy has been with TCO since August of 2017, started as a restaurant manager and then moved to her current position as Event and Catering Coordinator in September of 2018. Before coming to TCO, Joy worked for 8 years as Banquet Captain. Joy enjoys helping Brides and Grooms plan their special day. She also enjoys helping clients plan birthday, anniversary or work events. Joy is a big fan of Wisconsin sports and enjoys watching the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers. She loves to downhill ski in her down time in the winter.
Andrew has been the Marketing Manager since February of 2019. He began his second stint at Thornberry Creek as New Business Development Manager in June of 2018. Andrew was previously on staff as a Chef from 2014-2016. Andrew comes to Thornberry after working with the University of Minnesota Basketball and Football teams. Andrew is a basketball fanatic and watches as much as he can. He received his B.S. in Sports Management from the University of Minnesota.
Roberta joined the Thornberry Creek team in July of 2019. Roberta brings over 18 years of hotel and hospitality experience to her position as Sales Manager. Originally from Madison, she has been at hotel properties in Green Bay, Madison, and Oconomowoc, Wisconsin as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. She also has ten years of experience working in association management and was the managing editor for an international cosmetic dental association producing their technical journal and printed pieces.
For over 12 years she has volunteered with a national animal rescue for Cairn Terriers and has adopted five rescue dogs that she's fosterd but couldn't give up. Her pasttimes include collecting Santas of varying types, home decorating projects and wine tasting at area vineyards.