Say Hello To Taylor James,
Our new Catering & Events Specialist at Owl’s Nest Resort! Taylor is a passionate young woman who has always had her heart set on wedding and event planning. She describes herself as friendly, ambitious, and diligent. She was born & raised in Thornton, New Hampshire, attended the local high school, and this year earned a degree in Event Management with a minor in Marketing at Lasell University in Newton, Massachusetts.
During her four years at university, she was involved in many organizations specific to her field of study. Such as being a member of the National Association for Catering & Events New England Chapter, and a member of the International Hospitality Management Honor Society, Eta Sigma Delta. She is also a Certified Hospitality Department Trainer through the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, in addition to being certified in AHLEI Leadership, Hubspot, CVENT, Delphi, and Social Tables.
Taylor started her professional career in 2022, as a banquet server for the Common Man and would occasionally shadow the wedding planner. In 2022, she was the Assistant Wedding Coordinator for Waterville Valley Resort, and the following year, a Wedding Planner’s Assistant in Newport, RI for Em Devaud Events. Most notably, Taylor worked an event with Rafanelli Events as a Production Assistant for the One Dalton Four Seasons Grand Opening in June 2022.
Taylor then made her way back to Thornton, New Hampshire after finishing her degree in May of this year. She started in March as the Banquet Manager here at Owl’s Nest Resort, and was quickly promoted to the Catering & Events Specialist.
Congratulations Taylor on all of your achievements thus far, we are so happy to have you on our team!
The Executive Team at Owl’s Nest Resort