The Mercantile Hall team poses in front of The Urb Garden gates.

Meet your team

at Mercantile Hall

Nikki, Venue Manager at Mercantile Hall

Nikki | Venue Manager

Nikki comes to us as a seasoned operator, and was drawn to the creativity and collaboration of the wedding and event industry, along with the level of passion vendors and couples pour into these special celebrations. She currently resides in the town of Genesee with her husband, daughter and 10 chickens. In her free time, you'll find her chasing one of them around outside or getting her hands dirty in the garden.

Faves: treasure hunting (aka thrifting/antiquing), true crime podcasts, working on DIY/home renovation projects with her husband.

Racheal, Associate Venue Manager at Mercantile Hall

Racheal | Associate Venue Manager

With years of experience in the wedding and event industry, Racheal is highly organized and ready to make sure each event runs smoothly. She loves seeing couples' unique visions come to life, and finds joy in being a part of such special celebrations. Racheal and her husband, Justin, were married right here at Mercantile Hall in 2021! They currently reside in Franklin with their two dogs and two cats, and are working on renovating their dream home.

Faves: travel, her fur babies, hanging out on the lake, and shopping.

Destiny, Event Manager at Mercantile Hall

Destiny | Event Manager

Paired with her experience in the hospitality and service industry, Destiny's cheery persona and passion for working with couples as they plan their celebration makes her the perfect fit for Mercantile Hall. She's known her husband, Alex, since middle school, and they welcomed the cutest baby boy into the world earlier this year! She also loves her animal babies - one dog, two cats, and a saltwater fish tank full of fish and coral.

Faves: making candles, baking, golf, reading, being outdoors, and traveling.

Nicole, Event Manager at Mercantile Hall

Nicole | Event Manager

We're thrilled to welcome Nicole back to the Mercantile Hall team! Paired with her passion for coordinating beautiful celebrations, her fun personality and "I've got this" attitude put couples at ease on their wedding days so they can focus on what matters most. Outside of work, Nicole enjoys making memories with her kids. They love going on adventures together!

Faves: live music, going on hikes, being outdoors, and shopping.

Marie, Bar Manager at Mercantile Hall

marie | bar manager

Formerly a bar owner of 15 years, Marie describes becoming Mercantile Hall's Bar Manager as "the perfect garnish on an already delicious cocktail." Since joining our team in December 2019, she has provided excellent service to our guests and has truly loved bartending at weddings and events. In her words, "This isn’t work; it’s a celebration!"

Faves: California coastline (especially Big Sur!), hiking, good food (she was a Food Tour Guide in Milwaukee for six years), and dark beer.

Mercantile Hall | Employee Headshot | Burlington, WI

Dee | Evening Event Coordinator

Dee is ever the worker bee, comfortable with working long hours, hustling as she goes. During events, she has you covered, ensuring details are tended to and your family and friends are well taken care of. In her free time, she’s an avid foodie always looking to create incredible dishes to feed the masses. She and her wife, Blanca, are also expecting their first child this summer!

Faves: cooking (she’s got mad skills in the kitchen), hanging out with friends, and driving around in her Jeep!

Sharica | Evening Event Coordinator + DJ

Sharica fell in with the wedding industry because it involves a few of her favorite things – food, music, dancing, and good vibes! As an Evening Event Coordinator, he’s ready to jump in and assist our couples with anything they need, ensuring a fun and memorable celebration. She's also one of our resident DJs and knows exactly how to keep the party going! In her free time, Sharica enjoys singing karaoke and dancing with her three children.

Faves: music, dancing, and roller skating!

Ashley poses in The Urb Garden

Ashley | Evening Event Coordinator

Ashley is our newest member of the team! She loves all the music, energy, and happiness of weddings, and she’s so excited to be part of it! Outside of work, she enjoys baking, gardening, and exploring wineries and coffee shops around Wisconsin.

Faves: baking, gardening, reading, and listening to true crime podcasts.

Mercantile Hall | Employee Headshot | Burlington, WI

Stephanie | Creative Director & Co-Founder

Stephanie is the resident curator of design for Mercantile Hall and our parent company, BEDO Brands. She has over a decade of experience producing weddings, and an eye for style and design. She was the one who whispered "what if" into Wendy's ear a few years back, which led to "let's do it." The rest is history (aka, the birth of Mercantile Hall). Stephanie was born and raised in Burlington and is now raising her two adorable sons here, too.

Faves: authentic ramen, a warm cup of tea, and historic dramas (sucker for love stories).

Kristina, Marketing Manager at Mercantile Hall

Kristina | Content Manager

Kristina is our resident superhero. She has the challenge of managing our creative marketing efforts. Her skills as a photographer and her amazing creativity will shine through all aspects of Mercantile Hall's marketing! She is a team player through and through - you can always believe her when she says "it's fine, I got it." In her down time, Kristina enjoys being out on the lake and traveling with her husband.

Faves: photography, music (she worked at a radio station), and traveling!

Ashlyn, Content Creation Specialist, in front of The Urb Garden gate.

Ashlyn | Content Creation Specialist

Ashlyn recently dove into the world of content creation, and comes to us with a passion for love and creativity. As Content Creation Specialist at Mercantile Hall, you'll see her around on weddings days capturing beautiful décor, behind-the-scenes moments, tear-eyed first looks and everything in between. Ashlyn currently resides in Milwaukee with her husband (and the love of her life!), Boston, and their three adorable pups!⁠

Faves: capturing beautiful moments, spending time with her husband, and renovating her home.

Kristi, bookkeeper.

Kristi | Bookkeeper

We’re so excited to welcome Kristi to the team as our Bookkeeper! Her high efficiency and can-do attitude make her the perfect fit for the job. She loves the energy surrounding weddings, as it’s such a happy time in people’s lives. Kristi has lived in Wisconsin for most of her life, and enjoys spending time with her son when she’s not crunching numbers in the office.

Faves: being outdoors (she loves riding 4 wheelers!), spending time with her family, and camping.

Tabitha | Director of HR

Tabitha works in the HR offices for our parent company, BEDO Brands. Her organizational skills are perfectly suited to her fast paced role and despite her lengthy to-do lists, her smile brightens every room she walks into. She is a mom of two beautiful children, so she’s a busy woman. Tabitha and her husband spend time with their kids on the water in the summer and are very involved supporting their community.

Faves: all things around the lake, spending quality time with her kiddos, and working with local organizations to help other moms.

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