Meet Our Hotel Leadership Team

Our hotel’s professional staff will provide you with the undivided attention you deserve. We pride ourselves on ensuring the most comfortable and enjoyable stay for our hotel guests. Our friendly staff will always try to accommodate special requests.


Deb Johnson, General Manager

Deb guides the team at the Copperleaf. She encourages all team members to indulge each guest with personalized service to ensure their experience is unique and memorable.

One of our most successful marketing tools is the positive experiences our guests share with their family, friends and business associates. Each guest is important and we want their stay to be special.

My favorite part of working at the Copperleaf Hotel:

“We have such a beautiful property. I am always delighted when we surprise our guests with accommodations that are beyond their expectations. Our warm, inviting and unique atmosphere allows us to interact with our guests. I am extremely proud of our hotel and the entire hotel team. We look forward to earning your loyalty.”


William Lesser, Assistant General Manager

Bill joined the CopperLeaf Hotel in October 2016. His friendly personality and sincere desire to assist guests are an asset for the hotel. He has a broad range of hotel experience and a thorough understanding of the hospitality business.

In addition, Bill is involved with community organizations and activities.

My favorite part of working at the Copperleaf Hotel:

“I enjoy interacting with our guests. I am a resource if a guest needs informationabout our great community. There is so much to explore in the Fox Cities and I welcome the opportunity to pass ideas along.”

Rebecca Nicgorski, Group Coordinator

Rebecca joined the Copperleaf team in October 2013. She has an extensive background in hospitality and guest service. When you meet Rebecca, you will immediately enjoy her sense of humor and appreciate her desire to please our guests. If you need a group of rooms for an upcoming wedding, meeting, conference or special event, Rebecca will take care of all the details for you.

My favorite part of working at the Copperleaf Hotel:

“I love working at a pet friendly hotel, since I have two furry friends myself Kernel the Pug and Rowdy the Boston Terrier. I instantly have something in common with our guests and we can share our experiences. I always smile when I see our guests so happy that they can stay with their favorite pooch.”


Joe Williamson, Director of Sales

Joe works very closely with the CopperLeaf team in developing and maintaining relationships with our valued customers. Whether planning an important corporate event, arranging for a block of guest rooms and suites, or making special arrangements for an important visitor, Joe will make sure a memorable experience is in store. Once a guest walks through our doors, we do all we can to assure they remain a guest forever!

My favorite part of working at the Copperleaf Hotel:

“I take great pleasure in touring the beautiful Copperleaf Hotel to perspective guests. They are impressed as I point out the subtle, luxurious extras, usually found at only the finest hotels in larger cities.”

May Vang, Executive Housekeeper

May joined the housekeeping team at the Copperleaf in August 2010, she was promoted to Assistant Executive Housekeeper and now leads the entire housekeeping department. Each day she ensures that all guest rooms are spotless and ready for guests checking in and she makes sure every area of the hotel sparkles.

My favorite part of working at the Copperleaf Hotel:

“I enjoy seeing how happy our guests are when they walk into a clean room, whether they are here for business or on vacation. Keeping the hotel nice and clean is what my team and I do best.


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