Our Team

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The Special Events Team offers a truly exceptional experience through personalized customer service, hand-crafted cuisine and custom cocktails. Revenue generated through the Special Events Department supports the operation, preservation and mission of the historic Ebell Club. This support allows the Club to remain accessible and inclusive of all women, regardless of social status, and also supports the philanthropic, educational and social services of the Club.

Anessa Birkemeier

Anessa Birkemeier

Director of Catering & Special Events

Catering genius, problem solver, event magician, counselor, enforcer, cake cutter extraordinaire

Random fact about you – My pet bird has his own Facebook Fan page and Instagram account: @passionfruitbird

Duane Davidson

Banquet Manager

As a special event manager / banquet manager, I’m guided from a quote by Dr. Maya Angelou:

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Katie Mastores

Senior Events Coordinator

Collaborative, lively, inquisitive, dedicated note-taker, lover of bold colors & new ideas.

Dream party guests – Brendon Urie, Amy Poehler, Florence Pugh, Reese Witherspoon, Jane Goodall, David Blaine.

Thanh Tran

Special Events Assistant

Detail-oriented, problem solver, charismatic, fast learner, empathetic, straight shooter.

“You can’t make anything good without good ingredients.” – Anonymous