Mohegan Sun press release:
July 28, 2021
UNCASVILLE, CT (July 21, 2021) – Mohegan Sun is delighted to announce that Business Development Expert Stephanie Zapata will be joining her Meetings and Conventions sales team, led by the Vice President of Exhibitions and Sales, John Washko. Zapata will be based and dedicated to the North East market, and will generate business opportunities from this key area to Mohegan Sun. Zapata was most recently the National Sales Director for New Business Development for Tarrytown House Estate in New York City.
As the new Director of Business Development, a newly created role at Mohegan Sun, Zapata will lead the outbound sales effort through a combination of digital, phone and face-to-face engagement.
Stephanie Zapata graduated from Dominican College in Orangeburg, NY and soon after became the National Sales Manager for Tarrytown House Estate in New York City, where she led the business development of a portfolio of 35 properties. In 2011, Zapata held a position of National Sales Director at Flik Hotels & Conference Center in New York, where she oversaw all Flik conference centers and mentored the sales managers on brand values, customer experience, sales policies and techniques. Her career in hotel sales and business development also took her to Denver, Colorado, where she became National Sales Manager for the Hilton Denver Inverness. Zapata then returned to Tarrytown House Estate in 2017 to become National Sales Director, New Business Development.
Zapata, who is an iPEC Certified Coach, has also been a Lifestyle and Health Coach in the United States since 2013, helping clients create better habits and techniques that guide goal setting and long-term success. . His accolades also include the Starz Awards 2018-2019, a President’s Club Recipient 2010 award for achieving an exceptional sales target and a SPOTY 2005 (Sales Professional of the Year). Zapata is a member of Meeting Planners International (MPI) and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), among others.
StÃ©phanie can be contacted at 860-908-3036 or by email at [email protected]
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