Get To Know Us

Name: Jacqui Zoellner

Position: Sales Manager

Horoscope: Gemini

Best part of working at Carnivale: The staff, we are one big happy family! The people  here really add to the colorful ambience. 

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? To fly, duh. 

What would your walk up song be? “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Anything friend, especially chicken!

What did you want to grow up to be as a child? A singer, but I’ve always been an awful singer. 

 Name: Serena Pomerantz

Position: Sales Manager

Horoscope: Scorpio

Best part of working at Carnivale: The amazing team and the awesome variety of events and people you meet along the way!

If you could hang out with ANY person, dead or alive, who would it be?  Audra McDonald. She’s an incredible musical theater actress you should all look up on YouTube if you don’t know who she is and follow her on Twitter. She’s amazingly talented and seems amazingly down to earth. 

On the weekends you’ll probably find me doing one of these two things: Drinking beer and running along the lakefront

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Eating pizza whenever I can and watching HGTV. 

What did you want to grow up to be as a child? When I was really little I wanted to own a pizza shop. 

Name: Tiffany Junta

Position: Event Sales Manager

Horoscope: Aries

Best part of working at Carnivale: Our amazing team, of course!

If you could hang out with ANY person, dead or alive, who would it be?  I couldn’t imagine spending time with any known famous person would be better than my own sister.  She’s pretty amazing, and I don’t see her enough!

On the weekends you’ll probably find me doing one of these two things: Cooking up the latest recipe ideas in the kitchen, or on a weekend trip exploring with the sweetie!

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Chocolate!

What did you want to grow up to be as a child? I wanted to open a coffee shop art gallery with my own art studio in the back.

Name: Doug Leuthold

Position: Senior Sales Manager / Wedding Specialist

Horoscope: Gemini

Best part of working at Carnivale: Working with amazing people, and working for a very diverse range of clients and guests

If you could hang out with ANY person, dead or alive, who would it be?  Mr. Rogers.  To me, he’s the epitome of class, kindness, and generosity.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Teleportation.  Lots of places I’d like to see and experience in my lifetime.

On the weekends you’ll probably find me doing one of these two things: Attending to plants and garden,  or expanding my mind by reading books at the library!  Just kidding about the latter-  I’d be drinking.

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?  Fried Food.  Lots of Fried Food.  

Name: Molly Stabb

Position: Director of Sales

Horoscope: Libra

Best part of working at Carnivale: The team of course!

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? I think flying would be pretty righteous… and would cut back on commute time…

What would your walk-up song be?  Misirlou (Dick Dale & His Del-Tones)  (think opening of Pulp Fiction)

On the weekends you’ll probably find me doing one of these two things: Making American Ninja Warrior obstacles for Cooper or embracing some type of sporting event (Go Packers!  Go Blackhawks!)

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Say Yes To The Dress….  Don’t even laugh

Name: Javier Garcia

Position: Banquet Manager

Horoscope: Sagittarius

Best part of working at Carnivale: When at the end of any event, guests tell me how wonderful everything was.

If you could hang out with ANY person, dead or alive, who would it be? Frida Kahlo

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?  Read minds

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Cake and ice cream

Describe your ideal weekend. A good play and dinner in another city