I.G. is a genuine and strategic account manager with the ability to think big and drive rapid and sustained growth. She has 12+ years’ experience in the hospitality industry working with Fortune 500 companies, international corporate clients, small businesses, non-profits, large universities, and destinations to identify and expand new programs and opportunities. She is highly experienced with working on complex collaborative projects and overseeing diverse teams. From years of event program management, she thrives at anchoring people and resources around a common goal and building strategic partnerships and innovative programs that drive results, all while balancing the technical and operational aspects of the project. Currently, she is working on freelance projects, partnering with a full-service event management business on the technical and operational aspects of virtual conference and meeting management. From 2018-2020, she served as a Key Account Manager for a leading destination management company in Boston, and later spearheaded Business Development for the company. The account she managed in this position accounted for ~40% annual revenue for the company and the client recognized her consultative approach. From 2010-2018, she was promoted three times within Aramark, a leading food service company where she worked with Boston University and Berklee College of Music in management and director roles to support their operations run more efficiently. In 2018, she was personally awarded vendor of the year by her client at Berklee. She has a Bachelors in Hospitality Administration from Boston University. She is proficient in using Salesforce, CRM systems, Google Suite products and MS Office products.