Meet Our Team

Our team is happy to provide you an all-inclusive event encompassing your rehearsal dinner, lodging accommodations, ceremony, reception and post-wedding brunch or farewell. Every detail will be tended to and our promise to you is a fairy tale wedding that is limited only by your own imagination.

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Angie Whitener

Director of Sales

Angie was born and raised in Iron Mountain, Michigan. After attending Grand Valley State University and graduating with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Angie fell in love with the small town of Petoskey

She enjoys the hospitality business and has been with Stafford’s since June 2000. Meeting new and different people everyday inspired her as are the relationships she has developed with clients and guests of the hotel.

Angie currently holds the position as Director of Sales and is responsible for executing weddings, groups, meetings, special events and more. She loves to plan, organize and share in the excitement and joy of special celebrations. And since she is so fond of food, creating the menu is her favorite part of the whole process!

She is a 2002 graduate of Leadership Little Traverse, is an active member of the Downtown Petoskey Events Committee and serves on the Steering Committee for the Petoskey Chamber of Commerce Connecting Women in Business Group. She is an active board member of Circle Michigan and the Petoskey Ski Team Boosters.

In her spare time, Angie enjoys traveling, camping, downhill skiing and spending time with her husband Matt and children, Cassidy and Cole at their Bernese Mountain Dog, Luca.

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Anna Detz

Event Sales Manager

Anna Detz was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended Grand Valley State University. While Anna joined Stafford’s Hospitality in 2022, she is not new to the Hospitality industry with over 16 years of experience.

As the Event Sales Manager, Anna is looking forward to bringing her client’s vision to life. Anna has a passion to plan and execute weddings, anniversary parties, celebration of life events and is excited to do it at a beautiful and historic hotel overlooking Little Traverse Bay.

In Anna’s free time she enjoys the beauty of Northern Michigan by fishing all year round, hiking and camping, as well as indoor activities like bowling, reading, playing casino bingo and shopping.