The Team


Alyssa mendez

Event manager

  • From Lubbock, TX
  • Graduated from Abilene Christian University
  • Willows Bride - July 2020
  • Alyssa loves spending time with her husband and two adorable dogs! She also did the Disney College Program and is obsessed with all things Disney! 

Alli Cross

Event specialist
  • From Lubbock, TX
  • Graduated from Texas Tech University
  • Willows Bride - May 2020
  • Alli is an avid plant lady and loves hiking and being outdoors! She and her husband love to travel and see the world!

Halle Christiansen

Event specialist
  • From Lubbock, Texas
  • Graduated from Oral Roberts University
  • Enneagram 7 – The Enthusiast
  • Willows Bride – October 2022
  • Loves encouraging others & spending time with her people
  • Favorite part of events: connecting with guests in a special way & giving them the best experience

The Kitchen Team

  • Our Kitchen team was formed in Fall of 2020.
  • Our Executive Chef, Andrew Seccareccio, has lived all over the United States and came to us from Alaska.
  • Our Chef de Cuisine, Casey Jones, came to Lubbock from Amarillo.
  • The entire kitchen team loves connecting with guests and seeing the beauty they help create at The Willows.