May 2011 graduate from Longwood University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in Organizational Communication and Public Relations. Currently employed as a Conference Planning Manager with Destination Hotels at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia.
Driven professional with 5+ years event planning and hospitality experience, with 2+ years in hotels & resorts.
Detail oriented with a wealth of experience including creating banquet event orders and contracts, detailing meetings and events, coordinating with all departments for a successful event, and managing rooming lists and cutoff dates for programs.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and other Windows-based software programs, Delphi, Visual One, Meeting Matrix, and most social media platforms.
Personal and professional interests include event planning and detailing, social media marketing, public relations, and local industries.