WilliamsonBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Joy Williams

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Joy Williams I grew up in a beautiful area, Northern California to be exact. I was fortunate enough to have a mom who owned travel agencies in the growing Silicon Valley. I was introduced to the world of travel and hospitality at a young age. By the time I was 16, I was calling on some of the top companies in the Bay Area. It was an amazing experience to work along side my mom and learn all about incentive travel, without even realizing she was teaching me about corporate and leisure travel sales and how to cultivate business relationships. One of her top [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Shannen Stewart

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Shannen Stewart Shannen Stewart is highly-motivated and a dynamic individual who is, attracted to positivity and committed to excellence. As a Nashville Native, she graduated from Tennessee Technological University with a degree in Mass Communications. After graduation she moved to Orlando, Florida where she immersed herself in the Event Industry. With an extensive background in event planning, event furnishings, and event rentals Shannen Stewart exudes a refreshing willingness to learn about the industry and expand her expertise to better serve her clientele. Outside of her demanding work schedule as Business Development Manager for Quest Events, the Premier nationwide provider of high quality drape and [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Kim Vann

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Kim Vann I grew up on Long Island New York, the youngest of three in an Italian family. My extended family is very large and our celebrations were even larger. I moved to Tennessee in 1986 at the age of 18. I met my husband David who is from Texas, we married in 1992 and have two sons Billy and Jesse- I am now the proud grandmother of two grandchildren. I started my Career in Hospitality Industry at Gaylord Resort and Convention Center in 1986. My goal was to become the Food and Beverage manager for the entire hotel. Throughout the years I held [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Ariele Foster

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Ariele Foster Ariele is a sales and marketing professional and a self-driven, dynamic and enthusiastic team player with a track record of creating and delivering memorable experiences and positive interactions with both external and internal guests. Ariele's impeccable written and oral communication skills have allowed her to cultivate beneficial relationships with clients while connecting them with resources to best fit their needs.

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Christina Dallas Jones

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Christina Dallas Jones The Director of Sales & Marketing at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, Christina Dallas Jones, began her Nashville career as a server at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. She quickly began working her way up within Food & Beverage, being promoted to bartender and then In-Room Dining Captain. But Christina was drawn toward Convention Services and decided to change her career direction. After several years in CS at Opryland, Christina went to work at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville on Broadway & 4th as a Sales Manager where she made many strong connections within Meeting Professionals International. Given the opportunity to [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Laura Womack

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Laura Womack Laura Womack has been the Executive Director of The Fairgrounds Nashville since August 2016 when she and her husband relocated to Nashville from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Laura previously served as the Chief of Administration and External Affairs for Milwaukee County Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture. She holds a bachelor’s degree with a double major in Biology and Natural Science/Mathematics from Concordia University Wisconsin and a master’s degree in Public Health from Tulane University. Laura is a member of the International Association of Venue Managers and she, along with her team, has a goal of being named a Venue of Excellence through that [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Sarah Durai

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Sarah Durai Sarah Durai is the Director of Sports and Entertainment Sales for JRK Hotel Group. She is based in Nashville and primarily sells for the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, but also works with the Oceana in Santa Monica, The Roger in New York, and the Holiday Inn Express in Downtown Nashville. Sarah is a Nashville native and has been in the hospitality industry for the last 10 years. She started her career at Tennessee’s only 5-Star, 5-Diamond property, The Hermitage Hotel where she was able to strengthen her art of true southern hospitality. Sarah loves the industry that she is in and states [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Jamie Bibler

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Jamie Bibler As Founder and CEO of Bon Vivant, Jamie brings with her 10+ years of experience in hospitality and event management. Her vast knowledge and experience ranges from restaurant and hotel sales, event design, coordination and production. Since her move to Nashville in 2012, she has had the opportunity to cultivate invaluable relationships, and quickly became a resource for many in the industry. For the past two years she has served on the leadership team for Nashville Fashion Week benefiting the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund. Jamie has a true passion for people, experiences, and the city of Nashville.

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Becca George

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Becca George Becca George is a certified wedding and event planner based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her company, Modern Vintage Events, plans out-of-the box events for companies and couples who want to truly give their guests an experience. Prior to opening Modern Vintage, Becca worked as Catering Director for Stones River Country Club in Murfreesboro. She is a habitual list writer but also a freelance writer for Murfreesboro Magazine and VIP Murfreesboro. Her passion is for planning events that make a statement and make a difference. Becca served on the advisory board for the Discovery Center and serves on committees for the Nashville Wedding Planners [...]

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