Meet the
Shadowbrook Team

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GREG WERNER • GENERAL MANAGER

Greg joins the Shadowbrook team with more than two decades of hospitality experience. Having held previous director and executive management level leadership positions in food & beverage and sales Greg is excited to share his insight and experience at Shadowbrook. His resume includes positions in Manhattan hotels, highly regarded event venues, golf resorts and food service companies.

Greg has had the opportunity to work globally and locally with experiences ranging from hosting world leaders who participated in the United Nations General Assembly, working on planning teams at the White House, Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery while on active duty, to planning family reunions and weddings. Greg has a unique philosophy of “Handshakes to Hugs” when it comes to providing exceptional service and value to clients and guests.

Greg holds a B.S. in Recreation and Tourism Management from Penn State University. An M.B.A from Wilkes University and is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in business consulting from Penn State University.

During his free time Greg enjoys traveling, skiing, playing golf and spending time with family.

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CARA WENGEN • DIRECTOR OF SALES

Cara joins the Shadowbrook team with over ten years of hospitality, marketing, and event planning experience. Throughout her career, Cara has perfected the art of the event including everything from florals to food service. Her unique bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Services Management from East Stroudsburg University, has allowed her to adapt her skills to fit every type of hospitality service. Cara strives to bring our guests expectations to life, and prides herself on creative ways to make every Shadowbrook experience a positive one.  

 

In her free time Cara enjoys creating art, reading books, and any activity that includes being outside in the sunshine!  

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PAUL DAVIS • CHEF

Chef Paul joined the Shadowbrook team in the summer of 2021. His experiences range from large scale catered events to small intimate dinners hosted by private clientele. A graduate of Johnson and Wales University and former restaurateur, he strives to bring his creativity and skill back to the Endless Mountains, where he has lived his entire life.

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AMY EDWARDS • ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Amy has been with Shadowbrook Resort since 2006 working in multiple positions, currently keeping all of the finance and human resources tasks on track. She received a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Shippensburg University with a concentration in General Management.

After graduation, Amy worked as a manager for Premier Car Rental in Boulder, Colorado.  Eventually returning to Pennsylvania and worked as the soft lines manager of the Gander Mountain store located in Dickson City.

In her free time, she enjoys all the outdoors has to offer - particularly skiing, kayaking, and hiking.

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SARAH PADDLEFORD • FRONT DESK MANAGER

Sarah joined the team in July of 2020 and has worked her way up from agent to manager in that short period of time. Her nearly 18 years in teaching has proven to be a great foundation for training her staff and being able to relate to the guests of Shadowbrook Resort. Sarah enjoys the challenges that come with making each experience exceptional. During her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and hiking with her dog.

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AMANDA KLUXEN • FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER

Amanda believes that great service, excellent food and guest feedback are the keys to growing a business. Amanda has been in the service industry since she was a teenager and has held every position in the front of the house from hosting, serving and bar-tending. Amanda worked her way into a management position and has worked to hone her skills in leadership, guest service and creating an exciting atmosphere where you can still find her creating exciting cocktails.

Amanda believes there is always room for growth and is excited to face any new challenges! She is Owner/Manager R.A.M.P. certified as well as Servesafe certified. She loves to spend time with family, friends, and her dogs in her free time. Amanda also loves to garden while this helps her in looking for ways to incorporate fresh fruit and herbs into her delicious cocktails!

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SABRINA HOLEVINSKI • BANQUET AND EVENTS MANAGER

Sabrina joins the Shadowbrook Resort team as a recent graduate of Gettysburg College. While attending Gettysburg College, Sabrina held leadership positions that provided her with extensive involvement in event planning and community engagement. Since entering the hospitality industry at age sixteen, she has held both junior and management level positions which have provided her with the fundamental skills to develop her career at Shadowbrook Resort. She is eager to continue her professional development and strives to provide personable and exemplary service to those who visit Shadowbrook Resort. 

 

In her free time, Sabrina enjoys going to the gym, taking road trips, spending time with her family, and thrifting. 

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BOBBY BROWN • GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

Bob has 30 years of experience in the golf industry and he has worked at many courses in the surrounding area. He began working at Stonehedge Golf Course in high school and spent a summer at Huntsville Golf Course during the initial construction. He decided to pursue a career in the golf industry and attended Penn State University where he earned a bachelor of science degree in Turfgrass Management. He was first hired as the golf course superintendent at Shadowbrook in 2000 where he stayed for two seasons. After managing several other courses and starting his own landscaping business, he returned to Shadowbrook in 2012. Since that time, he has been dedicated to providing consistent conditions and making improvements to the golf course.

In his free time, he enjoys many outdoor activities, especially hunting and fishing with his family. He also enjoys coaching his daughters in golf and basketball.

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GLORIA STEELE • HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING

Gloria has worked for Shadowbrook for 16 years as the housekeeping manager. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time in nature, hiking and photography. She also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and cats!