Your Wedding Team

Let us help make your dream wedding a reality

Whether you desire an intimate ceremony or a grand, lavish reception, our talented and passionate team of professionals will work closely with you to attend to every detail. Every wedding can be customized to suit your wedding dreams and even inspire some new ideas.

Lora Peluso
Lora Peluso, Director of Catering

Lora has been a Director of Catering, Convention Services or both since 1992, starting her career in Pittsburgh, then on to Baltimore, Washington DC and Chicago. Like most native Pittsburghers she returned home to raise her children in the city that she loves. The Omni William Penn Hotel has always been the Grand Dame of Pittsburgh and directing this catering team of great professionals for the past 15 years has been her dream.

Corey Makrush
Corey Makrush, Catering Manager

Corey has been a Catering Sales Manager for 23 years of his career at the Omni William Penn Hotel. In that time, he has worked with countless brides making their wedding dreams come true including many sibling and same-family brides. In his free time, Corey enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and expanding his knowledge on wines.

Erin Rose
Erin Rose, Catering Manager

Erin joined the Omni William Penn Catering Team in 2016. With over 10 years of event experience spanning from Indianapolis, Washington D.C and St. Louis; Erin’s passion for her clients and eye for detail provides an easy and fun planning experience for your big day. Outside of work, you can often find Erin running, traveling or spending time with her dog, Wrigley.

Darlene Coons
Darlene Coons, Catering Manager

Darlene has been at the Omni William Penn Hotel for 37 years. She started as the Marketing Administrative Assistant. Only after a year, Darlene was then promoted to Catering Sales Manager where she continues to work on countless weddings, proms and special events. In Darlene’s free time she enjoys cooking, good wine and going to the gym.