We’ve loved being a part of the Greenville community for these past two years. Building memories, creating events, and establishing relationships and partnerships across different fields. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been two years because it feels like we’ve been doing this forever.
A lot has changed since we first opened our doors in 2017. Over these past two years, we’ve grown to have a full-time sales director who is just as excited about the Rutherford and everything that we do. We’ve also developed an internship program to help college students in figuring out their career paths. Our team is one that is passionate about helping clients host the best event, and we couldn’t be more thankful for that. We thrive off of client feedback and are always working as a team to make our venue a better space.
One of our favorite parts of the whole experience is seeing all of the different brides and what they do with the space. We’re always inspired by each event and every way they change and transform our space for the evening. No two events are ever the same, and that’s what we love so much about this job—the ever-changing, fast-paced, and inspiring environment.
Thank you for being a part of The Rutherford’s story. And for helping us to build this community right here in Greenville.
It’s hard to believe The Rutherford has officially been open for a year now. This year has flown by and the journey is really only just beginning. Taking a step back and spending some time to reflect on the challenges and successes, one word continues to come to mind: Community.
Some people know that I spent 3+ years as a Public Defender before changing my path to owning my own business. I first spent my time protecting and working for the community, and now my focus is bringing the community together. We didn’t just invest in a run down building on Rutherford Rd. We invested in preserving the buildings history and in creating a space that allows people to come together and celebrate.
Being an entrepreneur is tough. It means making hard decisions (that sometimes might not be the right ones). It means a lot of work. A lot of late nights and a lot of stressful days. But it also has brought a ton of joy into my life. Owning this venue has allowed me to host my own family events, including my son’s first birthday party. It has introduced me to the booming community of entrepreneurs and the people who are working to develop Greenville and better our home. It has allowed me to watch the beginning of so many love stories, which reminds me to never take for granted the love and support my husband continually shows me. But I think the biggest joy of all is knowing that this is only the beginning. There are more events to host, more memories to be made, and an even stronger community to build.