Hospitality veteran Macarena Sepulveda has been appointed Director of Event Planning and Meeting Experience at The Confidante Miami Beach, a playful oceanfront oasis located in Miami Beach's mid-beach neighborhood, effective immediately. In her new role, Sepulveda is responsible for managing the planning and execution of banquet events at The Confidante, leveraging the property's vibrant one-of-a-kind spaces to offer the perfect backdrop for meetings, weddings and special occasions. Sepulveda also oversees event services, including food and beverage, stewarding and operations to ensure a seamless and memorable occasion every time.
The following year, in 2014, Sepulveda was awarded by the Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association as the "Catering Manager of the Year" while also being named "Event Management Rising Star" by the Marriott South Florida Business Council. Additionally, in 2014, Sepulveda was the recipient of the Marriott's Global Discipline Event Leadership GEM award for the Americas. With her extensive experience in a leadership role, Sepulveda is poised to proactively drive hotel growth within the Hyatt brand. Having earned a bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management from Instituto Nacional de Capacitacion Profesional, a member of The Leading Hotel Schools of the World, she brings a detail-oriented and cutting-edge approach to the team.
Recent Appointments at Hyatt
14 November 2019 — Scott Lane has been named general manager of Hyatt Centric Downtown Portland, set to open January 28, 2020. Lane will manage all property and opening operations for the 220-guest room hotel located in the heart of downtown Portland, including the on-property restaurant Masia.
14 November 2019 — Hospitality veteran Shane Nicolopoulos has been appointed general manager of Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center, slated to open December 19, 2019. In his new role, Nicolopoulos will oversee all property and opening operations for the hotel including 600 well-appointed guestrooms, an estimated 300 colleagues, and all food and beverage operations.