Bri & Jessica make up the wedding sales team. They are responsible for the start of your journey at Mission Inn. Bri & Jessica receive each wedding inquiry and work with you to determine location preference, budget and preliminary details. You can come to tour the property with Bri and Jessica and when it’s time, the sales team will put together an agreement to get everything locked in. The sales team also attends Central Florida wedding shows and handles Mission Inn Weddings social media, photo shoots and vendor relationships.
Bri Marbais has been with the Mission Inn Wedding Team for over five years. Bri joined Mission Inn’s Wedding Sales Team as an intern while studying at the University of Central Florida and has since worked as wedding sales manager and now, director. Bri has her bachelor’s degree in hospitality management and is a Certified Wedding Planner through the internationally acclaimed Bridal Society. She has seen absolutely every episode of “Say Yes to the Dress”. Her dream is to open her very own plus size bridal boutique in Orlando, Florida.
Jessica Castrejon, a Central Florida Wedding Venue sales veteran has been with the team for over two years. Jessica has a degree in restaurant, hotel and resort management from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Jess joins Mission Inn’s Wedding Sales Team with 15 years of experience in special events and weddings. She loves how weddings are such a personal experience. She loves working with couples to determine creative ways to make the wedding a reflection of the couple and their background. Whether that means incorporating a favorite food or drink, a family recipe, a special song or dance, pets or even a certain timeline that might be different from the rest.
Once you have chosen Mission Inn and gotten your date locked in, the planning process will then continue with your assigned Catering Manager, Kelsey or Shelby. They will be your point of contact for anything Mission Inn related such as food/beverage, your floor plan, wedding weekend activities, room block, or general wedding questions and will be behind the scenes on wedding day making sure that your big day is perfect!
Kelsey joins the Mission Inn Wedding Team with years of experience as a catering and sales manager in both South and Central Florida. She is a certified wedding planner and has experience working with weddings and social events as well as larger corporate functions.
Shelby graduated from UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management. She worked for three years for a Disney Resort before being introduced to Mission Inn. Shelby was a bridemaid’s in two of her best friends Mission Inn weddings and she fell in love with the resort and weddings. Shelby joined the Mission Inn team as a Group Sales Coordinator almost three years ago and the wedding team in Spring 2019. Shelby is a Certified Wedding Planner through The Bridal Society.