In her role as Director of Special Events, Maureen is responsible for overseeing social catering events, including weddings.
Maureen joins us from The Plaza Hotel where she worked as Director of Hospitality Sales overseeing high profile events such as the Tony Awards after party and CBS Upfronts. She also oversaw the sales and marketing efforts of their bars and restaurants and The Plaza Food Hall.
Maureen began her 20-year career in events and catering at the Four Seasons New York. After spending several years in event planning management, she accepted the role as Director of Catering at The Warwick Hotel.
Following her successes selling over 8,000 sq. ft. of meeting space at The Warwick, she joined The Waldorf Astoria team as their Director of Hospitality Sales, working with large-scale corporate groups and diplomatic missions. With the Waldorf closure imminent, Maureen accepted a position as Director of Hospitality Sales at The Plaza Hotel.
“We are thrilled to have Maureen join Park Hyatt New York,” says Angus Pitkethley, Director of Sales & Marketing, Park Hyatt New York. “Her wealth of experience in the New York luxury market and success in delivering world class events will be an asset to the hotel and our brand,” continued Pitkethley.”
Maureen graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in Communications. A native New Yorker, Maureen enjoys living in Manhattan with her two sons.