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Omni La Costa Sales Team

Our team will help you plan from start to finish

Meet our experienced and talented Sales Team who will help enhance your meeting in every way possible.

patsy bock
Patsy Bock - Director of Sales & Marketing

  • Years in Hospitality: 25
  • Graduated from: Loyola Marymount University
  • Enjoys: Hiking, bird watching and singing
  • Favorite things about Omni La Costa: Our associates, gardens and history

john anderson
John Anderson - Director of Sales

  • Years in Hospitality: 20
  • Has lived in: Boston, Hawaii and Los Angeles
  • Graduated from: San Diego State University – Go Aztecs!
  • Favorite Sports Team: Boston Red Sox

alan mcconnell
Alan McConnell - National Sales Manager, Southeast

  • Years in Hospitality: 24
  • Grew up in: Dublin, Ireland
  • Hobbies: Deep-sea fishing 
  • Special Talent: BBQ Master Chef

ryan buzzard
Ryan Buzzard - National Sales Manager, Northeast

  • Years in Hospitality: 18
  • Graduated from: University of Arizona
  • Enjoys:  Traveling! I have visited 6 continents
  • Special Talent: Fluent in German

kimberly leary
Kimberly Leary - National Sales Manager, Los Angeles, Northern California & Pacific Northwest

  • Years in Hospitality: 23
  • Graduated from: Weber State University
  • Pets: Two cats – Jake and Charlie
  • Enjoys: Hiking with my family

lindsay mistretta
Lindsay Mistretta - National Sales Manager, Southwest, San Diego & Orange County

  • Years in Hospitality: 12
  • Graduated from: Ithaca College
  • Special Talent: I was a competitive sailor and instructor for many years
  • Enjoys: Every moment with my six month old daughter!

jennifer shriver
Jen Shriver - National Sales Manager, Mid-Atlantic

  • Years in Hospitality: 6
  • Graduated from: Kent State University
  • Pets: White Boxer named Lily
  • Favorite Sports Team: Ohio State

Kara Madovich
Kara Matovich - National Sales Manager, Midwest

  • Years in Hospitality: 10
  • Graduated from: Kent State University
  • Favorite Sports Team: The 2016 NBA World Champions - Cleveland Cavaliers!
  • Enjoys: Spending time with my 7-year-old Pug/Bichon Frise mix, Izzie

jamie swanson
Jamie Swanson - Sales Manager

  • Years in Hospitality: 8
  • Graduated from: California State University, San Marcos
  • Special Talent: Baking! I love testing out new flavors for cupcakes and can make custom cakes to match any theme.
  • Favorite Sports Teams: Anaheim Ducks and San Diego Gulls

Hannah Duryee, Sales Manager
Hannah Duryee - Sales Manager

  • Years in Hospitality: 9
  • Children: An exuberant toddler named Penelope
  • Favorite Sports Team: San Francisco Giants
  • Enjoys: Country music concerts, baseball games, and reading

Jamie Kelly
Jamie Kelly - Sales Manager

  • Years in Hospitality: 16 
  • Graduated from: San Diego State University
  • Children: a 4 ½ year old boy going on 13
  • Hobbies: Wine tasting, nap time, and anything by the water or in the snow

Amanda Wessel, Travel Industry Sales Manager
Amanda Wessel - Travel Industry Sales Manager

  • Years in Hospitality: 25
  • Graduated from: Central Michigan University
  • Enjoys: Spending time with family 
  • Special Talent: I can drive and operate a John Deere Tractor

chris chung
Christopher Chung - Business Travel Sales Manager

  • Years in Hospitality: 10
  • Grew up in: New York, NY
  • Hobbies: Cooking, hiking and listening to music
  • Special Talent: Teaching and dancing West Coast Swing