Who’s Who: Ellen Walker, Events Coordinator, Beau Rivage Golf & Resort
Who’s Who of Wilmington Today: Meet Ellen Walker, Events Coordinator, Beau Rivage Golf & Resort
Ellen Walker coordinates the events at Beau Rivage Golf & Resort in Wilmington. Whether it’s keeping brides and grooms and their families happy at weddings or helping corporate businesses host elegant banquets and retreats, Walker stays busy in her job, and she likes it that way. Just five miles from Downtown Wilmington, Beau Rivage Golf & Resorts provides versatile banquet facilities for events large and small, on-site guest accommodations, catering services, a full-service restaurant and plentiful resort amenities, including 18 holes of golf.
Where are you from?
Paterson, New Jersey
How did you end up in Wilmington?
My husband retired from the fire department and we moved here to escape the cold, gray winters.
What is your favorite part about living in the area?
I love the weather.
What are three words that describe you?
I am honest, outgoing and motivated.
What is your average workday like?
I am constantly busy responding to emails, returning phone calls and scheduling tours for future clients.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
I’m a people person. I had others do events for a while, but I really missed interacting with the brides, grooms and their families, so I chose to return to running the banquet department. I love what I do.
What is the most difficult part of your job?
It is not difficult, just challenging to make sure all the events run smoothly and everyone is happy.
What has working at Beau Rivage done for you?
Working at Beau Rivage keeps me active both mentally and physically.
Do you have any future goals for your job?
My goal is to keep us busy with events and have all of our clients thoroughly satisfied with how their event turns out.
Fun Facts about Ellen Walker
Favorite Movie: Ghost
If you could have a superpower: Invisibility so I could hear what people are really thinking.
Pet peeves: Procrastination. I like to get things done sooner rather than later.
Mantra: Treat people the way you would want to be treated.
Learn more about events at Beau Rivage: https://www.beaurivagegolf.com/private-events/venues-at-a-glance/