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Making Dreams Come True

Ashley Shepherd grew up in Mapleton, Utah where her love for food began with simply taking cookies to friends and neighbors every Sunday. She continued her education at Brigham Young University where she received a Bachelor's degree in family home and consumer science. She then went on to teach Culinary classes and successfully implemented the Pro Start Program at multiple schools. In 2012, Ashley launched Shep's Culinary Creations, a full-service caterer located in Spanish Fork, Utah. She is passionate about creating delicious food that brings people together for any occasion. She is the author of a book called Blissful Bites that has many of her favorite recipes. More of her work is showcased at

Ashley Shepherd

Co-Founder of River Bridge and Sheps Culinary Creations

Turning a Vision into Reality

Natalie Mabey grew up in South Jordan, Utah. She spent many years in the entertainment industry as a recording artist and is passionate about  working with people. She is the mother to 4 children and enjoys horseback riding, singing, and working on their family farm. She also enjoys raising Australian Shepherds and running Mabey Family Ranch. Natalie has a passion for marketing, and has proven herself valuable in her ability to build social pages. especially  on social media and looks forward to bringing The River Bridge Event Center a fun engaged  community.

Natalie Mabey

Co-Founder of River Bridge Event Center


Elevate the Experience

Kelsey is currently a student at BYU majoring in Experience Design and management. She is passionate about creating memories and strengthening human connection. Kelsey's goal is to ensure that everyone who comes to River Bridge leaves with positive memories that will last them a lifetime. She is so excited to be apart of this special business and help clients bring their dreams to life. 

Kelsey Smith

River Bridge Event Center Event Director

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