Our speaker this Thursday is Suzanne Wenz, Regional Director of Public Relations, Northeast U.S. and Bermuda, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
Suzanne Wenz is the regional director of public relations for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in the Northeast U.S. and Bermuda. In this role she is responsible for development and implementation of hotel-specific, as well as corporate branding programs, including partnership marketing, package development, media relations and strategic planning. Based at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, Ms Wenz is responsible for the day-to-day public relations program in Boston, while overseeing the public relations effort for Fairmont’s properties in Bermuda, New York, Washington, D.C., Dallas and Chicago.
Before joining the Fairmont Copley Plaza in 2002, Ms Wenz was vice president, travel and hospitality, at Clarke & Company, a Boston-based public relations and issues management firm. Before joining Clarke & Company, Ms Wenz held several management and new business development positions at Jackson & Company, a boutique public relations firm, including senior manager of client service. She began her career as an intern at Jackson & Company.
Ms Wenz is on the Executive Committee and Board of Advisors for Historic Hotels of America. She has been a guest lecturer at Emmanuel College, Boston University’s Shaw School of Hospitality, and Endicott College, as well as a marketing panelist for The Boston Globe Travel Show and the MOTT Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Ms Wenz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Emmanuel College in Boston.