Director of Sales
Susan Shea Ringwald is Nottoway’s Director of Group
Sales. She has maintained the certification of Certified
Meeting Professional for fifteen years.
After graduating from Louisiana State University with a
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Susan joined Guaranty
Broadcasting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A necessary move
took her to New Orleans where she began what has turned
out to be a long and delightful career in the
experience extends into the tour and travel market as
well as the meetings industry with positions held at
Delta Queen Steamboat Company, Dietrich Destination
Consultants in New Orleans, Houmas House Plantation, and
the Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans.
Specializing in the sales and implementation of tour
programs, meetings, special events, and shuttle systems,
Susan’s clients have included Allons a Lafayette, Aflac,
American College of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,
American Heart Association, American Lung Association,
BMW, Go West, Maritz, Mayflower Tours, Merrill Lynch,
Pfizer, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.
She has held memberships and board of directors’
positions in Gulf States Chapter of Meeting Planners
International, Louisiana Society Association Executives,
the Ascension Parish Tourist Commission, and Kairos
Prison Ministry International.
Susan is proud to be a part of the Nottoway family and
the creative opportunities afforded her with the
Janice joined the Nottoway team in June 2014 and brings
with her extensive experience and knowledge in the hotel
over 20 years, she has worked for the Pyramid Hotel
Group which owns and/or manages over 60 properties
representing every major hotel and resort brand in the
United States. She started her career with Pyramid as
Hotel Director of Finance for their Louisiana-based
hotels and was eventually promoted to Area Controller.
For the five years prior to coming to Nottoway, Janice
was Pyramid's Regional Controller in the Northeast
region, overseeing the accounting departments of up to
just the first few months of her employment at Nottoway,
Janice has already made a large impact in our accounting
department. By implementing a new web-based accounting
system, a new payroll system, and software and detailed
analysis reports, she has made it possible for us to
manage our property with greater efficiency.
Jennifer arrived from her hometown in Costa Mesa,
California to join the Nottoway team in 2010. From the
minute she arrived, she has demonstrated her abilities
and customer relations skills, honed through her long
career history in the hospitality industry, by holding
several key positions at our Plantation.
her short time with us, Jennifer has always
distinguished herself, to the point of earning numerous
promotions along the way. After first joining us as a
tour guide, she was quickly promoted to Assistant
Restaurant Manager and eventually to Restaurant Manager.
This past year, she has assumed control and
responsibility over the entire Guest Services
department, from front desk staff to bellmen to the
reservations department. She is also responsible for all
our guests’ needs and communications as well as being in
charge of all of the Plantation's special events, from
planning to execution.
are fortunate to have Jennifer as part of our team as we
continue to distinguish ourselves as the premier
destination in the Southeast.
Director of Maintenance & Facilities
For 25 years Randy
has been the go-to person for all things related to
utilities, maintenance and construction. He joined
Nottoway’s staff in 1986 as an accomplished finish
carpenter, and has played an active role in past
renovations to the plantation, as well as in the most
recent improvements and additions. Randy’s knowledge and
commitment are invaluable, as he knows every pipe, wire,
drain, nook and cranny throughout the property.
Randy is also a talented artist and painter, and works
in oils, charcoals, watercolor and pen and ink. His work
is popular among the locals and beyond and adorns the
walls of the restaurant and the mansion. It is also for
sale in Nottoway’s gift shop. Another hobby,
taxidermy, brings together Randy's love for the outdoors and
his talent for creating art from nature.