We are so excited to welcome JILL GARRIS,
Marketing/Sales Manager, to the Oakwood Team.
Jill began her career in Marketing at Dockers Footwear (a licensee of Levi Strauss) in Nashville, Tennessee. Most recently, she served as the Marketing and Group Sales Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus for nearly 11 years and at Nelson’s Catering & Fundraising for the past 1-1/2 years. She is thrilled for the opportunity to return to the hospitality and tourism industry and “can’t imagine a more incredible property to represent!”
In Jill’s new position, she will be responsible for promoting awareness of Oakwood Resort, developing marketing materials, attending trade shows, help to monitor media coverage, liaison for special community events, coordinating updates to websites, conducting property tours, soliciting corporate business and supporting General Manager. Jill will join the Oakwood team on February 22, 2016.
Jill has been married 31 years to her high school sweetheart, Jesse, who works at Smoker-Craft/Sylvan in New Paris. She resides in Goshen with her two dogs, Cooper and Kirby. In their free time, they enjoy traveling, entertaining friends, grilling and enjoying time outdoors. Having been a 10-year member of 4-H and a leader for 11 years, she excited to have the opportunity to serve our community as the 2017 President of the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. Her favorite foods are Steak, pasta and shrimp!