Meet Our Team

The Wedding Sales Team at Crystal Springs Resort is a seasoned group of dedicated, hospitality enthusiasts who does whatever it takes to make your NJ wedding dreams a reality. We invite you to meet our team:

Sarah Mugavero – Sarah is our Catering Wedding Director with 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry. She began her career as a Wedding Planner, where she curated beautifully elevated events for her clients, always with a creative eye. Today, Sarah implements those skills in management, where she oversees the Resort’s wedding production process from start to finish. She has experience in all facets of the planning process, inclusive of Catering, Food and Beverage, Advertising and Sales.

Jean Van De Ree – Jean is our Senior Wedding Sales Manager and possesses over three decades of respected experience in the hospitality industry. Given her extensive tenure at the Resort, she is intimately familiar with all key aspects of event production and has managed thousands of social events and expos with great success. Jean implements a comprehensive, creative and detailed approach for each wedding planned at Grand Cascades Lodge, and makes sure that each couple’s wishes are fulfilled beyond expectation.

Julie Hoffmann – Julie is the consummate hospitality professional, and has worked in the industry for 35 years. Since joining Crystal Springs Resort in 2004, she has managed thousands of social events with a focus on weddings at Ballyowen and Black Bear Golf Clubs. As Wedding Sales Manager, Julie works closely with her clients to make their dreams come true. She has a discerning eye for high standards of presentation, is passionate in providing exceptional customer service, and takes great pride in building relationships with couples to ensure the perfect wedding day.

Rebecca Nelson – Rebecca is our dedicated Wedding Sales Manager for both Minerals Hotel and the Sweetgrass Pavilion. With four years of successful event experience, her excitement and enthusiasm for weddings and events is shown through her upbeat personality. She has exceled at helping and supporting couples for weddings, and takes great pride in her role.