Tell us a little bit about your business/company and your current role within the organization
I am the Senior Sales Manager for the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain, which is currently ranked the #2 Westin in North America and was just recently awarded the Best Place to Work in Avon, CO. I have the pleasure of working with corporate and association clients from Colorado and the entire western region of the United States to create memorable and unique events and meetings at our beautiful resort!
How long have you been an MPI member?
What value do you see in partnering/sponsoring events with MPIRMC?
The members of MPI as a collective provide a wealth of knowledge and connections. By partnering with MPIRMC I have the opportunity to be a part of a close-knit community that truly supports each other.
What is your best MPIRMC volunteer/sponsorship experience?
I was member of the MPI Annual Gala planning committee several years ago. It was a lot of hard work, but also a lot of fun and the event turned out to be a huge success! It was a great opportunity to utilize my creative skills and make amazing connections with people that are still good friends today.
What advice can you give a member that might be apprehensive to commit to a volunteer role within our organization?
Focus on your strengths and interests and ask other members about what they’ve done. There are several different options with various levels of time commitment, so you can likely find a match that will work well for you.
What’s the most valuable skill you have learned through MPIRMC?
Networking and project management.
How many volunteer positions have you had through MPI? Which position did you enjoy the most and why?
The Annual Gala was my main volunteer position
What keeps you motivated to be a part of MPI?
The connections with the suppliers and planners and the opportunity to participate in events where I can learn more about our industry and trends