Industry Update
Appointment 4 June 2021

Elizabeth Andrews

Appointed General Manager
At The Opus, Westchester, an Autograph Collection Hotel in White Plains - NY, USA

Elizabeth Andrews

The Opus, Westchester, an Autograph Collection Hotel debuted April 15th with its newly appointed General Manager, luxury hospitality veteran Elizabeth Andrews, at the helm. In her new role, the former modern dancer turned hotel operator will oversee all aspects of the new luxe, artistically forward urban retreat and its daily operations including the 146 guestrooms and 38 luxury suites, food and beverage offerings, immersive programming, indoor rooftop pool and 10,000 square feet of meeting space. Andrews will also have a key role in the training, learning and development of The Opus team.

Andrews is now a veteran of the hospitality industry, with over 20 years of experience, however she began her career as an artist, studying dance at Cornell University and before settling in New York City, choreographing and preforming new works for several years. Her foray into hospitality began in 2001 at 60 Thompson (now SIXTY SoHo) as a Front Desk Agent, moving her way up the ranks and growing the brand alongside ownership over the course of 10 years before finishing her tenure as General Manager of the property. With a newfound adoration for hospitality, Andrews served as General Manager for several boutique luxury properties including Thompson LES (now SIXITY LES Hotel,) Smyth, a Thompson Hotel (now AKA Tribeca,) Paramount Hotel, Gramercy Park Hotel and even a transition to Vice President at The Jade Hotel, which has since become the Walker Hotel Greenwich Village. With each step, Andrews worked to infuse her artistic flare and experience into the ethos of these properties. She now steps into the role of General Manager poised to lead this art-forward property with a spirit of musicality and varied artisan details.

Andrews currently resides in Westchester with her husband and two young children.

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Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Elizabeth Andrews (Class of 2001) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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