PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) welcomes Melissa Richter-Piraino to the role of National Sales Manager in the Convention Sales Division. In this position, she will be responsible for maintaining and actively building the association segment in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland, for meetings ranging from 500-1,500 rooms on peak.
“We are excited to welcome her to the team, and we are confident that her vast knowledge of the hospitality and sales industries, combined with her drive to succeed, will be invaluable assets as National Sales Manager,” said Rick Staub, Senior Vice President, Convention Division at the PHLCVB.
Prior to joining the PHLCVB, Richter-Piraino spent more than seven years with Starwood Hotels and Resorts. She served as a Guest Service Agent-Whatever Whenever Agent at W New York Downtown as well as a Sales Coordinator at Starwood Global Sales, and most recently worked as a Sales Manager for Group Meetings and Events at the Westin New York at Times Square.