Boxwood Hospitality exists to create exceptional experiences in boutique environments.


Our inspiration - the Boxwood plant - is known for its southern grace, strength and versatility, and has a unique way of standing out no matter where planted. Our desire is to accommodate your vision no matter how bold or wild, formal or classic, refined or rustic. The Boxwood became our perfect symbol of hospitality.

Featuring unique and diverse backgrounds of development, operations, and professional service experience, the Boxwood team’s focus on quality and southern hospitality set us apart.


Lynn Bain

Co-founder and CEO of Boxwood Hospitality, Lynn began her career as a CPA in the assurance division of Ernst & Young. She joined Fort Worth-based J. Taylor in 2006 serving as a stakeholder in a role that combined her financial and accounting skillset with operational expertise in the healthcare market. Her decade spent leading strategic, financial and operational projects has enabled Boxwood to build out an incredible team while Lynn leads the training, development of operational processes, investor relations and staff development. Lynn holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Texas A&M.

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Thomas Bain

Thomas is a Co-founder of Boxwood Hospitality and has been involved in real estate acquisition and development in North Texas for over 15 years including Lincoln Property Company, Merritt Capital Partners, and Clapham Capital. His extensive real estate background includes underwriting, site selection, project management, and the development of both The Laurel and The Cliff House. He is responsible for Boxwood’s acquisitions as well as the day to day operations of the facilities and identification of strategic partnerships. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Management from Texas A&M.


Sandy margritz

In her position as Sales & Marketing Manager, Sandy is often clients’ first introduction to Boxwood. Her warmth, genuine hospitality, and years of client service experience help begin conversations with future partners.

“I actually booked the Laurel site unseen, due to an incredible FaceTime tour with Sandy that immediately made me feel comfortable and in love with both the venue and people I would be working with.” - Amy


ellen kiesel

Ellen joined the Boxwood team as a Sales & Marketing Assistant in 2018 and supports in client tours and response, as well as social media and all Boxwood marketing efforts.

I cannot say enough good things about my experience. . . from their vendor recommendations to their planning and on-site coordination my expectations were exceeded. It was perfect and I would do it over 100 times again!” - Emily


Tzahhia Coleman

Tzahhia has been an Event Manager with Boxwood since 2016 where she specializes in weddings and private clients. Her warmth and hospitality extend to every stage of the planning and execution process.

My wife and I had the pleasure of working together with Tzahhia . . . she ensured no detail was left unconsidered and executed flawlessly every step of the way . . . we could not have asked for a better venue or better person to work with than Tzahhia!” - Tony F.


Carly suhr

An Event Manager with Boxwood since 2017, Carly works with a wide variety of social, private and corporate clients. Her attention to detail and exceptional vision ensure client’s satisfaction.

Perfect venue and greatest staff. Shout out to Carly with Boxwood Hospitality, she served with excellence every step of the way and was such a joy to work with!” - Sylvia B.


andria ramirez

Andria moved from Houston to join the Boxwood team in 2018. As Office Coordinator, she is the heart behind all event operations and procedures ensuring all internal and external teams are working in concert for the happiness of the client.

The facility is stunning . . and the staff is phenomenal too - incredibly pleasant and communicative leading up to and during the event!” - Elizabeth


katy rogers

After successfully growing and selling her own events and floral company, Katy joined the Boxwood team as Controller in 2017. Her experience and attention to detail ensure clients satisfaction through the entirety of the planning process.

“Boxwood Hospitality was fantastic to work with, they were so helpful throughout the planning and day-of the event! We cannot wait to host another event!” - Kayla B.