The Boyne Highlands sales staff is dedicated to helping you plan a flawless event.
Vice President of Sales
Judy has been in hotel sales for 30 years! She has worked with several hotel companies including Hilton, Hyatt, and most recently, Marriott. She spent 16 years with the 1,329 room Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center as their Director of Sales and Marketing. Judy also enjoyed representing destinations with her jobs at the Detroit Convention & Visitors Bureau and Windsor Convention & Visitors Bureau in the National Association market. Judy sits on the board for the Petoskey Convention & Visitors Bureau and is very excited to be selling this spectacular region.
Associate Director of Sales
Brie has been with Boyne Resorts since 2004, serving in several different capacities, such a Restaurant and Event Manager and Assistant Membership Director, before moving onto the Michigan sales team in 2010 as a Wedding Sales Manager. After growing that market between all three resorts, she moved into a National Sales Manager role, and eventually handling Michigan Associations. She also sits on the Board of Directors for Meeting Professional International's Michigan Chapter.
Jaclyn Wingate is the Sales Manager for weddings at Inn at Bay Harbor, Boyne Mountain Resort, and Boyne Highlands Resort. Jaclyn is a graduate from the University of St. Francis in recreation administration-tourism, with a hospitality management concentration. She completed her internship at Boyne Mountain working in the SnowSports Academy and joined Convention Services in May 2014. During those three years Jaclyn has planned and implemented many weddings and conferences. Jaclyn transitioned into the BOYNE Sales Team in March 2017.
Joe Arnold is the Sales Manager for golf, ski and sports groups markets. Joe joined the BOYNE Sales Team in January 2015. He is a graduate of Central Michigan University and has worked in various capacities in the golf and ski industry. Joe is an avid outdoorsman.
Kristy Madurski started her career at 19 years old as a Sales Coordinator at the Westin Southfield Detroit. After a couple of years she moved on to be a catering/sales coordinator at the Troy Marriott. In 2002, she joined the pre-opening team for the Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport Hotel as a Westin One Call Sales Manager, handling both the sales side and overseeing group operations. After spending four years in that role, she became a Group Sales Manager, and before leaving The Westin Detroit was the Account Director of Group Sales. After spending 18 years at The Westin DTW, she was excited to take on a different and new opportunity with Boyne Resorts and has been with the company since 2018.
Kate Poling joined the Boyne Sales Team in May 2019. After relocating from central Indiana, Kate took on the role as a Sales Manager for local organizations and weddings. Before moving to northern Michigan, she graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor's degree in advertising, was a marketing intern for her university's outdoor recreation program, and has history working in restaurant management.
Sales Administrative Assistant
Sarah Griffin is the Group Sales Administrative Assistant working closely with Carol Denison on group housing as well as providing support to the sales managers on a daily basis. Sarah began her career with Boyne as an intern at Inn at Bay Harbor in 2015, returning for a full time management position after graduating from Central Michigan University in 2016. Sarah worked as a corporate event manager before joining the Group Sales team in the spring of 2018.