Tony Paradiso, General Manager
Tony Paradiso assists in the daily operation of the club and you can find him regularly on the floor. He is the only employee to work all the Saddle Up locations, so he comes back to Fox Valley with great experience. Make sure to come up and say Hi when you see him at the club.
Rob Moore, Director of Beverage Operations/Bar Manager
Rob Moore is the Director of Beverage Operations for both the Fox Valley and Indianapolis Saddle Up Saloon locations. Locally he is also the Bar Manager here in Fox Valley and handles all liquor and beer vendor relations. Rob is a staple here at Saddle Up Saloon and has been with the company since its inception in 2009. He can be seen here on a nightly basis working diligently behind the bar and on the floor constantly interacting with all of Saddle Up's customers.
Stephanie Hoch, Senior Bartender
Stephanie Hoch is one of Saddle Up's most well-known bartenders. She has worked at Saddle Up since its opening in September 2009 and is one of our Senior Bartenders. Stephanie also won the Best Female Bartender award at the SuburbanNite Life Awards for 2011. Some of her well known specialty drinks include the Barbie Doll, the Bomb Pop, Shark Water, and the Parrot Bay Getaway. You can find her behind the bar almost every weekend!
Jae Magaly Jump, Sales & Entertainment Manager
Jae is the Sales & Entertainment Manager for both of our Saddle Up Saloon locations. She handles all functions of Entertainment, table sales, in-house promotions, and private events. Jae has been a customer of Saddle Up Saloon since 2010 and is an avid country line and couple dancer. She joined us as an Event Planner and grew to become the S & E Manager. Jae is based out of our Fox Valley location. Any questions that you may have can be directed to Jae and you may contact her by email HERE
Judy Rice, Line Dance Instructor
Boot Scootin' Judy Rice, in addition to being a line dance instructor, is also a school speech pathologist working with special needs children. She loves to teach and do line dancing. She also enjoys bike riding, reading, and taking long walk/runs. Yes, Judy was a customer first. She started going to Saddle Up shortly after it opened in the fall of 2009, and started teaching in August of 2011.
Terri Andrews, Line Dance Instructor
Terri has been teaching line dance and doing private events for almost 20 years. She also works as an Elementary PE teacher , a boot camp instructor, and runs an in home pet sitting service. She enjoys anything active outside, playing with the dogs that visit, and dancing. Her favorite line dance is Fake ID, and she loves helping people of all dance levels learn something new. Terri, like most of our line dance instructors, came to Saddle Up first as a customer and now leads our lessons.
Disc Jockeys/Dance Instructors
Wednesday: Randy Lawrence/Judy Rice
Thursday: Randy Lawrence/Terri Andrews
Friday: Randy Lawrence/Jim Tokarski / Judy Rice
Saturday: Randy Lawrence/Jim Tokarski/ Terri Andrews
Sunday: Randy Lawrence/Jim Tokarski/Judy Rice
Missy Moehnke, Manger of Finance and Administration
Missy Moehnke handles the financial and administrative functions at all Saddle Up locations. Her primary contributions are in the back office and include human resources and financial reporting. Missy holds normal business hours at her home location (Charlotte) but travels to other Saddle Up locations frequently. Missy also assists in the expansion of future Saddle Up locations. Click here to send Missy an email.
Carl Nordhielm, Chief Financial Officer
Carl Nordhielm handles the financial and administrative functions remotely from Tallahassee, Florida. His primary contributions are back office including cost control, investor relations, human resources and financial reporting. Carl visits the club every month or two and meets regulary with staff members, vendors and shareholders in the Chicago area. Click here to send an email to Carl.