Appointed Area Vice President and General Manager
At Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando - FL, USA
Hyatt veteran Patricia (Pat) Engfer has been appointed area vice president and general manager of Orlando's Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. Most recently general manager at Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, Engfer has more than 35 years of leadership experience in the hospitality industry.
Engfer joined the Hyatt brand in 1977 and has worked at Hyatt properties across the United States with a highly regarded dedication to the company, her family, and the community.
Since 1996, she has held numerous chairwoman and leadership roles with a dozen local organizations such as Visit Orlando, the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association, Central Florida Partnership, YMCA and others. Engfer's constant support and leadership in the community was recognized by the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission with the 2012 James B. Greene Award for her role as an engaging community leader who improves the quality of life and business environment in Orlando. Additionally, Engfer was honored as the 2013 Business Woman of the Year by the Orlando Business Journal for her accomplishments not only in business, but also volunteer contributions at local charities to improve the community.