A gifted visionary and a 38-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Wendy has become one of the most respected members in the field. Working in both the Hospitality and Technology Arenas, she held management positions in: Operations, Sales and Marketing, and Development with successful runs in everything from sports and entertainment facilities to building event empires. Her fierce dedication to client experience and ability to seek out and grow opportunities is the key to her success.
Collaborated in initial build-out and renovation planning of a multi-million dollar venue space, the Armory.
Developed relationships with many Fortune 500 companies (local and national). Events client list includes Target, Samsung, General Mills, AT&T, pre and post Superbowl events, official NFL tailgate parties, NCAA, X-games, American Refugee, Delta, HCMC, Final Four, Children's Cancer, ESPN, Turner Broadcasting and others.
Successfully managed events with budgets ranging from $300K to $30M and guests of up to 12K attendees.
Built a single venue into 9 venues over a six years as COO of Entourage.
Oversaw bidding conventions and events and handled multiple projects. Negotiated contract terms with clients according to adopted policies.
Prepared proposals; evaluated rental and sponsorship value of sales.
Supervised and directed the sales team.