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Meet the Team

Rest assured when hosting your next meeting, wedding, or special occasion at Fairmont Banff Springs Our professional and passionate events team brings excellence to your next gathering. From catering to conference planning, you are in good hands at the Castle.

Atticus Garant

Executive Chef

After seven years of travelling and immersing himself in numerous cities and countries, Chef Atticus Garant return home to Canada as the Executive Chef of Canada’s Castle in the Rockies, Fairmont Banff Springs. His global approach and two decades of hospitality experience will guide the next chapter of Fairmont Banff Springs’ culinary story.

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Ellen Barrow

Director, Conference Services & Catering

Ellen leads the conference services team at Fairmont Banff Springs and considers her position and working in the Canadian Rockies her dream job.

Daniel Inzinger

Director of Event Operations

Daniel started his career with Fairmont in 2012, and embarked on his journey with Fairmont Banff Springs in 2018 as the Rundle Bar General Manager. With a certificate in Hospitality Management, Daniel moved his way into Director of Event Operations.

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Kim Beckett

Assistant Director, Conference Services & Catering

Kim joined the Fairmont Banff Springs in May 1983, working her way from coordinator to assistant director. Kim graduated from Canadore College and is a certified meeting planner.

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Barb Wallace

Conference Services & Catering Manager

Banff had always been a dream destination for Barb and in September 1989, it became a reality. Barb has worked in every aspect of conference services since then.

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Chris McKay

Conference Services & Catering Manager

Chris loves the dynamic opportunity the conference services & catering manager role has given him and looks forward to being part of the growth here at Fairmont Banff Springs.

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Dianne Kneale

Conference Services & Catering Manager

Dianne started her career at Fairmont Banff Springs in April 1984, where her first role at the hotel was at the golf course. She helped in the creation of the banquets department here.

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Laura Gray

Conference Services & Catering Manager

Laura started her career at Fairmont Banff Springs in 1988. She loves the people, the scenery, activities and all that the hotel and the area has to offer.

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Mike Daigneault

Conference Services & Catering Manager

Having organized over 225 weddings and many groups, Mike considers it a dream come true to be able to live in the centre of the Canadian Rockies.

Julie Pecsi Miller

Conference Services and Catering Manager

Julie began her career in Conference Services in 2003.  Prior to this, back in 1991 Julie had the opportunity to work as Personal Assistant to the Regional Vice President Resort Development, Mr. Ivor Petrak giving her, her first taste of the Castle in the Rockies.

Brandy Kozlowsky

Conference Services and Catering Manager

Brandy graduated from University of Leicester, England, with a Bachelors of Arts in American History and English Literature. October of 2007 was the beginning of her career at Fairmont Banff Springs as a decorations attendant for Christmas at the Castle.

Chloe Munden

Conference Services Manager - Wedding Specialist

Chloe earned her degree in Business Management. Starting as a Front Desk Agent in 2016, Chloe worked her way into Conference Services Manager, specializing in weddings.

Marie Arseneault

Conference Services Manager - Wedding Specialist

Marie started her career with the Fairmont Banff Springs in 2012 as a front desk agent. After 2 and a half years she moved for a summer season to our Tour Desk, assisting the tour director with bookings as well as managing all dinner reservations, requests and room requirements.

Frida Palo

Conference Services Coordinator

Starting in 2011, Frida has worked her way through several positions including: Housekeeping, Reservations and now currently in her role as Conference Services Coordinator. Frida has earned her education with a Bachelor in Secondary Education, Majoring in Biology.

Caleigh Gamble

Conference Services and Catering Coordinator

Graduating from St. Lawrence College receiving a diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Caleigh embarked on her journey with Fairmont Banff Springs in January of 2022.