Meet Our Team


The Darby House team ensures everything will run smoothly on your event day! From farm management to event execution, our team members support you throughout the event planning process to ensure your event exceeds your expectations. Meet the people that make it happen below!

Squire Galbreath

Owner and CEO

Squire is the current President of Darby House. He is the grandson of the original owner, John Galbreath, making Squire the 3rd generation of this family-run business! He loves hiking with his family, particularly in Colorado and Wyoming. One fun fact about him is that he’s moved 6 times in the last 11 years!

Nicole McCrate

Director of Sales and Marketing

Nicole leads the team focusing on our property’s sales and marketing efforts. She is the main point of contact for all inquiries, tours, and also handles executing existing client events. In her spare time, you can find her working out, crafting, cooking, or buzzing around with family and friends. Her favorite place in the world is Sorrento, Italy. Nicole studied abroad there and returned for her honeymoon!

Scott Rothwell

Director of Operations

Scott leads the event operations side of our team and handles executing existing client events. He is also responsible for our caterer and vendor partnerships. His favorite hobbies are cooking and baking for friends, which makes him perfect for selecting the best caterers in town. Scott is a proud die-hard blue jackets fan, though, admits to being a long-suffering day-one season ticket holder.

Jade Garcia

Event Manager

As the Events Manager, Jade assists ⁠with the planning and execution of Darby House events, as well as general marketing and social media efforts. Outside of Darby House, you can find her exploring Columbus with her Fiance and her two golden retrievers! Recently engaged and getting married in 2021, she is tackling the Covid-19 wedding world.

Ashley Hoye

Farm Manager

Ashley oversees and manages 1,522 acres of the family farm, including the Darby House. He loves playing golf, which is a hobby he continued after moving to the States from Australia. A fun fact about him is that he met his beautiful wife Jodi at Darby House!

Kriste Gamble

Executive Administrator

Kriste’s manages the day to day operations of the farm office, including handling the financial reports and licenses. In her free time, she loves putting together annual photo albums of family events and more! She also has had a passion for horseback riding since I was 6 years old! Her favorite breed is a quarter horse