Meet Our Team

Feel confident hosting your event at Saint Clements Castle as we have one of the most experienced and dedicated teams in the industry.  Our high standards and five star ratings are evidence that we consistently strive for excellence.  Our team is here to ensure

every detail of your event from start to finish is executed flawlessly.  We want you to feel comfortable throughout the entire planning process, so below is a little background on each of our team members.

Pam Marshall

Director of Sales

Pam recently celebrated 22 years with Saint Clements Castle. Pam is your gal for booking any corporate or social events.  Her proven dependability plays a pivotal role in the trustworthy reputation she has built with many clients.  She leads the sales team by designing action steps focused on maximizing revenues, establishing corporate accounts and strategizing with the marketing and operations departments.  Pam loves forming new client relationships while fostering valued long-term clients. Fun fact: Pam was married at Saint Clements Castle Fall of 1996, shortly after became the first wedding sales manager for the venue.   Her family and faith hold a very important place in her heart.  Put Pam on a mountain skiing or on a beach lounging and she is one happy camper. 

Amanda Delzio

VP of Marketing and Communications

Amanda joined the Saint Clements Castle team in 2013, bringing a background in hospitality marketing.  She strives for excellence, implements new ideas and creates strategic marketing campaigns that showcase the exquisite estate.  Her goal is to provide you with inspiration across our social platforms so that you can envision your personal experience at Saint Clements Castle before your event takes place.   This mama of 3 has a strong work ethic but does not lose sight of balancing the fun and can be found chasing her toddlers, traveling, attending sporting events and spending time with family.

Bill Bowe

Executive Director Banquets/Operations

Bill has been a loyal lieutenant of Saint Clements Castle for over 15 years.  With a background in Culinary Arts, Bill was first hired as a Cook and since then has been Executive Chef and is now currently responsible for banquet operations.  If you ask any employee Bill will be referenced as the "Jack of all Trades".  He is always ready and willing to do whatever it takes to exceed our clients' and guests' satisfaction, from cuisine to the maintenance of our gorgeous grounds.   You can find Bill in his "spare-time", spending time with his wife and amazing children, or renovating something at his house.

Lauren Barone

Wedding Sales Manager

While she’s the newest member of the sales team, Lauren has over 8 years of event experience, including 3 years with a local wedding planner. And being a newly married gal herself, she is intimately familiar with the wedding planning process and attention to detail required to make a lasting impression for your special day. She has a natural artistic ability, which shines through her calligraphy.  She is extremely personable and we already see her amazing connection with our couples.  Lauren loves the arts and outside of the castle you’ll find her working on custom calligraphy pieces for the home and weddings.


Noel Dash

Executive Chef

Noel grew up in Simsbury CT and graduated from the College of Boca Raton, Florida, with his Chef's apprenticeship at Boca Raton Hotel & Beach Club. Working in the Farmington Valley for 20 years, he found a home working at Foxwoods Resort & Casino for the past 21 years as a Chef as well as Multi Departmental Director.  Noel joined the St. Clements team in 2015 and loves it. “My job satisfaction couldn’t be better, making our couples so happy on the most important day of their lives.  I love my job, but I live for my family; my wife Dawn and my 3 grown kids Greg, Katie & Natalie. We are the FUNFAMILY.COM."

Vin Laraia

Sous Chef

A native of West Nyack, New York, Vin played an integral role in his family's cheese business as a cheesemonger.  He is the  Sous Chef at Saint Clements Castle, coming from extensive experience with over 23 years at Foxwoods Resort & Casino.  He is well-known around the kitchen for his attention to detail and recognizes the importance of not only the food quality but presentation as well.  Vin has coached high school soccer for over 23 years and is usually found on the golf course or in his backyard landscaping or renovating his home.  


Katelynn McKinnon

Senior Event Manager

Katelynn began working at Saint Clements Castle when she was 16 years old as a Banquet Server, and has been enthusiastic about the industry ever since. She currently holds a Bachelor of Nursing Degree from CCSU, however she knew for a long time that managing events was her true passion. From birthday parties, to corporate meetings to upscale weddings, she takes pride in making your vision come to life. In her spare time you can find her vacationing at her favorite spot in Walt Disney World or the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando or playing with her best friend; her 5.5lb Yorkie mix, Finley.


Lindsey Cassarino

Assistant Event Manager

Lindsey holds a bachelor’s degree in Food & Beverage Management from Johnson & Wales University.  Lindsey’s first introduction to the hospitality industry was with Saint Clements Castle as a busser.  From that moment she decided she wanted to pursue a degree in hospitality.   She returns as the Assistant Event Manager; a position where she will be able to utilize her creativity and passion in helping our couples' vision come to life.  Lindsey balances her career with a very active lifestyle, you can catch her at Tae Kwon Do or planning outdoor adventures as a dog mom.  


Danielle Whalen

Event Manager

Danielle has been an employee of Saint Clements Castle since 2014 were she started out as a server.  Her dedication, loyalty and bubbly personality was the perfect fit for our team and earned her a promotion to event manager.  The most rewarding part of her position is seeing the joy on couples faces, when their dreams turn into reality and being a part of one of the most memorable days of their lives.  This newly engaged foodie can be found exploring new restaurants in her free time.  She may also have a slight obsession with shopping. 

1931 Portland-Cobalt Rd Portland, CT 06480  P.O. Box 427 

860-342-0593 |

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