Georgia LoPresti Meckes
Collaborative Marketing Professional and Creative Consultant, Luxury Hospitality Manager
LoPresti Media & Design
Long Beach, NY
Lead marketing manager contributing to the emerging growth of social share economies and grass-root business, particularly in the restructuring of local food shed markets. Richly experienced in luxury hospitality development, service management, and trending eco-tourism travel. Designing and executing specialized lifestyle an...
"One can not think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." - Virginia Woolf.
Collaborating with growing share economy businesses, artisans, farmers, restauranteurs, and tech proponents. I'm always in the mood for a good think tank session and eager to participate in projects that promote local economy growth, community partnership development, and green industries- the more opportunity to flex my crea...
Dining Entrepreneur. An Author and Photographer.
LoPresti Media & Design
Marketing and Communications Consultant
Collaborating with small business owners, designing marketing strategies, overseeing digital platform designs, content development, and collateral production. Representative and agent for chefs, artists, and small businesses. Seasoned in media placement, digital and print campaign designs, and promotional event launches. Social media tool kit designs. Database research, demographic studies, and identification of target markets. Contributing writer for Edible Green Mountains and Visit Vortex Magazines, blogger, social media manager, web designer, and photographer.
Chill at Burton Snowboards
Organizer and trainer for all volunteer and chaperon participants throughout program operations. Scheduled and oriented all adult participants and volunteer instructors. Responsible for all equipment inventory and catalog of use. Event Coordinator for Burlington's branch "Year-End Party." Advocate for Learn-to-Snowboard programs at the U.S. Open at Stratton Mountain. Snowboarding instructor to disadvantaged, city youth.
Cold Moon Farm B&B and Farmstay
September 2011 — April 2014
Developing a boutique agritourism resort that encompasses guest vacationing, destination weddings, and sustainability education. Lead for all business marketing efforts, internal operations management, and concierge planning. Tripled business in revenue dollars in two fiscal years. Aid in migration efforts during incorporation. Programming design, sales analysis and yield management. Social media strategist, PR management, email marketing, and CRM development. Multi-media production, editorial content creation, web design, photography.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Sales Manager of The Vacation Sales Department
August 2011 — January 2014
Sales Team manager, recruiter, and trainer. Guided Resort Sales team towards achieving sales budget of over 7 million in revenue dollars. Designed and Implemented pilot resort-wide sales and service training program. Facilitator to internal department communication, mediated guest service situations, participant in new system project plans. Trouble shooting of third-party platforms. Organized Outbound calling campaigns, redefined department service standards, delivered high quality sales momentum. Daily review of sales and performance data, service attention to clientele, monitoring of client/ agent conversations.
Marketing Manager and Snowboarding Professional
January 2001 — April 2010
Creator and Lead Designer of the Snow Therapy, Aqua School, and Eco Adventure Programs: managed research, proposal, legal, program design, and integrated marketing campaigns. Piloted the first aquatics program for all state-wide, DEC facilities. Lead the development of Belleayre's social media platforms and strategy. Mountain Publicist and Strategist for ad design and print collateral. Producer of mountain photo and video shoots. Department's liaison between vendors, business owners, and media networks. Seasoned in soliciting event and product sponsorships, booking talent, and event execution. Representative at industry shows. Emcee Personality in televised programming, onstage, and in new media formats. Freestyle Judge for Terrain Park Jam Series and mogul competitions. Lead Staff Trainer of Snowboard School and Head of Summer Program and Aquatics Staff (2002-2007).
Educational and Environmental Instructor and Greenhouse Coordinator
January 2001 — October 2001
The University of Connecticut
Art History Study, Art History and English