• 2018 Carmel Valley Board of Directors

  •  Meet your Board

    Jen Anello, The Preserve Golf Club & The Ranch Club - President

    Now in her second decade at the prestigious Santa Lucia Preserve, Jen Anello is one of the most recognized members of the management team, whose energy, service and organizational acumen have had a positive impact on the club lifestyle throughout the private mountain community secluded high above Carmel Valley.

    Unofficially, Jen is The Preserve’s “Ambassador of Fun.”

    In her current role as Director of Membership, Jen oversees the development and implementation of the Santa Lucia Preserve business plan, programming and member experiences. She works in collaboration with the communications team, sales and marketing, as well as real estate to ensure and enhance the unique Preserve lifestyle.

    Jen has worn several hats at The Preserve since her first position as Concierge in the fall of 2003. She later was promoted to Events & Hospitality Manager for The Ranch Club, a position created for her skill set. For seven years she managed all aspects of hospitality offerings, which included lodging, dining, recreational activities and special events.

    Jen is a member of the Private Club Marketing Association and Club Managers Association of America, as well as serving on numerous committees at the Santa Lucia Preserve.

    Randi Andrews, Avant Garden & Home - Past President, Co-Shop Local Director & Co-Events Director                                                                                                             

    Jeffrey Andrews, Avant Garden & Home - Co- Membership Director
    Randi and Jeffrey Andrews opened Avant Garden and Home in Carmel Valley Village in 2003. For several years we moved the shop into Carmel by-the-sea, only to return in 2014 to our old location. "Got a do-over" how many times does that happen?? While in Carmel Valley, both Randi and Jeffrey were active members on the CVCC Board. Randi is a past president. Jeffrey and Hudson (the famous canine) wear several hats... when not in Avant Garden, he can be found in his other business, Driving Sounds or at Cima Collina tasting Room.


    Kenneth Dozier, Carmel Valley Business Service - Co- Membership Director

    Raised in Monterey County, Kenny graduated from California State University Chico with a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Business. He worked in Agricultural Sales for the majority of his working life. In the fall of 2014, Kenny purchased Carmel Valley Business Service on Center Street, Carmel Valley Village, which was founded 41 years ago. He lives in Carmel with his wife, Gracie. She operates AlphaAbacus Learning Center in Clock Tower Place, which she established in 2003. They have two grown sons and a young grandson. 

    Jennifer Roux, ROUX - Co-Events Director                                                                                      

    Jennifer Roux is the owner of ROUX Restaurant in Carmel Valley with her husband Chef Fabrice Roux as her partner.  She has 20 years of experience in education administration and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology as well as a Master’s of Science in Educational Leadership.  Jennifer is passionate about hospitality and sharing how rich life can be lived through food and wine.Jennifer Roux is the owner of ROUX Restaurant in Carmel Valley with her husband Chef Fabrice Roux as her partner.  She has 20 years of experience in education administration and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology as well as a Master’s of Science in Educational Leadership.  Jennifer is passionate about hospitality and sharing how rich life can be lived through food and wine.

     

    Lindsay Taubert, ACE Hardware - Co-Marketing Director                                                   Lindsay Taubert manages the Carmel and Carmel Valley Ace Hardware stores, extensions of the well-known Santa Cruz County based Scarborough Lumber. Lindsay was born and raised in the Santa Cruz Mountains and relocated to Monterey County in 2012 to help establish the Carmel branch of the family business. Granddaughter of Scarborough Lumber's founder, Lindsay is proud to represent this third-generation, family-owned business in Monterey County. She has a degree in retail management and brings over ten years of customer service and sales experience to what she describes as the most rewarding job she's ever had. Lindsay has found her family's historic emphasis on local community involvement and customer relationships to be a perfect fit within Carmel and Carmel Valley and considers it a privilege to serve these communities.

    Jan Verwij, Quail Lodge & Golf Club - Co-Marketing Director                                                            Originally from The Netherlands, I studied hospitality in The Hague and Switzerland. I worked in London and for the past 10 years in Chicago for ThePeninsula hotels. I worked at Quail during the re-opening of the Lodge in 2012 and 2013 and now return to Carmel to join the team permanently as the Resort Manager. I am married to Katey who I met right before I was asked to join the team to re-open the Lodge in 2012. Besides work both Katey and I are active dinners, we love to play board games, hiking and stay active in the community. I worked as a teacher at my alma mater, Chicago Campus and serve on the Auxiliary board of the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. 

    Barry Toepke, Mazda Raceway - Co- Marketing Director

    Brigette Brown, Fremont Bank - Finance Director

    Todd Farrington, Big

    Amy Vogt, Cima Collina - Co-Events Director

     

     


    Managing Director
    Elizabeth Vitarisi Suro
    Email: elizabeth@carmelvalleychamber.com