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Meet Our Team of Event Planners & Thought Leaders

As the longest running AAA Five Diamond resort in Arizona for 28 consecutive years, our talented and experienced team is known for providing exceptional service. With decades in the industry helping create memorable meetings, corporate events and gatherings, discover first-hand why our long-standing team is rated among the best in hospitality. Contact us today to begin planning your next Southwestern conference and read more about our meetings and events team at Fairmont Scottsdale.
Pam Gilbert

Pam Gilbert

Director of Sales & Marketing
Years at Resort: 10
Years in Service Industry: 30+
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Pam Gilbert joined the leadership team at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in 2009. Prior to joining Fairmont, Pam led the sales, marketing, conference service, catering and reservations teams for upscale and luxury hotels with Starwood, InterContinental and Hilton brands, including regional and area Director roles over the past three decades. Pam's college major was Theatre and she uses this background to help create memorable events and experiences at the Princess.
Selma Muslimovic

Selma Muslimovic

Director of Sales
Years at Resort: 10
Years in Service Industry: 21 years
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After working as Associate Director of Sales at Morgan's Hotel Group in Scottsdale, Arizona, Selma came to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. She has served as an officer at MPI and HSMI. She is the proud mom of two awesome boys and loves to spend time exploring Arizona, cooking, doing homework and making their childhood magical. When free, she loves to hop on the plane and jet away to one of our fabulous Fairmont's in US, Canada and Mexico.
Samantha Key

Samantha Key

Director of Incentive Sales
Years at Resort: 26
Years in Service Industry: 31
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With more than 25 years of experience at the iconic AAA Five Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Sam would be thrilled to talk to you about how she can help you with your next program/meeting/incentive trip, show you how we can turn moments into memories for your attendees, and how you can have the best program EVER! Sam has worked in the hospitality industry for 31 years in catering and sales. She has been a member of FICP as well as IRF.
Eve Pascarella

Eve Pascarella

Market: Specialty Markets
Years at Resort: 8
Years in Service Industry: 17 years
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Eve has been with the Princess since 2011. She received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Mexico and then moved to Los Angeles where she worked on movies and television shows. Then, relocating to Las Vegas, she began her hospitality career working at The Venetian, Green Valley Resort & Spa, Red Rock Resort & Spa and The Hard Rock Hotel. Eve enjoys traveling and experiencing the adventures of life with her wonderful husband Chip and beautiful daughter Ava. 
Bryan Bealer

Bryan Bealer

Senior Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 13
Years in Service Industry: 15
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Bryan brings his love of sports to his role at the Princess. He has worked at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess for 9 years, with experience in the Front Office. Bryan enjoys spending his free time golfing and attending sporting events.
Nicole Roos

Nicole Roos

Senior Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 10
Years in Service Industry: 16
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Before overseeing the Mid-west Association market, Nicole successfully managed the local market as well as the West Coast. Mama to three beautiful & busy little boys, and wife of Tim Roos. In her free time she cherishs her family time, and loves enjoying the beautiful Arizona sunshine.
Krista Hutchison

Krista Hutchison

National Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 3
Years in Service Industry: 9 years
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Prior to working at the Princess, Krista worked at the Sheraton Grand Downtown Phoenix and uses her nine years of hospitality experience at the Princess. Krista and her husband, Ryan, have a sweet, spunky daughter, Ava, with another on the way and a black lab "puppy", Wyatt. She loves to golf and travel, enjoying the Arizona sunshine year round!
Mary Sporbert

Mary Sporbert

National Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 5
Years in Service Industry: 12 years
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Mary uses her prior experience as Catering Sales Manager at the Westin Bellevue and Sheraton Waikiki to give clients the experience they want at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess at her current role of National Sales Manager. She recently married Zachary Sporbert and they spend their time with their three fur babies, Truffles the Persian Cat, Day, their Pocket Rottie dog and Bruno the "cat dog" Chihuahua mix rescue.
Ashley Firouzi

Ashley Firouzi

National Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 3
Years in Service Industry: 5
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Ashley has been with the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess for three years. Originally from Washington State, Ashley started her hospitality career at the Davenport Hotel Collection in Spokane Washington where she grew her knowledge in conference services, sales, and weddings. She began her profession at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in 2016 as a catering and outlet sales coordinator prior to a promotion as a Catering Sales Manager. Recently, Ashley has been promoted to her current role as National Sales Manager.
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Lynsey Druckemiller

National Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 1
Years in Service Industry: 4
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Lynsey has been with the Fairmont Brand for four years, since 2015. Originally from Chicago, IL, Lynsey started her hospitality career at Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park where she grew her in position as a Sales Coordinator. She then began her next journey at the Plaza Hotel in NY as the Assistance F&B Manager and shortly after promoted to Assistant Front Office Manager. Lynsey continued to grow when she moved to Arizona and started profession at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in 2018 as a Concierge Manager as well as assistant Loyalty Relations Manager prior to a promotion into her current role.
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Lindsey Valentine

National Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 1
Years in Service Industry: 11
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Before joining the team at the Princess, Lindsey held the position of Group Sales Manager for The Langham, Chicago Hotel.  She utilizes her 11 years of hospitality experience within the Midwest market to showcase the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess to new clients and is excited to meet you!  In her spare time, Lindsey loves to hike, uncover new things to eat around the world and enjoys relaxing at home with her husband, Steve as well as their two Rottweiler rescues, Hunny & Dexter.
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Melissa Lamore

Corporate Travel Industry Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 1
Years in Service Industry: 10
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Melissa began her career in hospitality on the Central Coast of California nearly 20 years ago. After completing her Master's Degree from University of California, Santa Barbara, Melissa relocated to Scottsdale where she was able to pursue her many interests in fitness, travel, and event planning. Melissa has been a long-time raving fan of the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, spending the last 10 years building wonderful traditions at many of our iconic legacy events from #SummerAtThePrincess to #ChristmasAtThePrincess with her husband and three beautiful children. Melissa recently had the opportunity to marry her passion for business and development with her love for the resort as corporate and business travel sales manager. 
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Christie Christian

National Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 1
Years in Service Industry: 20
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Christie comes to the Scottsdale Fairmont Princess with 20+ years of Hospitality experience focusing on Event Planning and Group Sales.  The pleasure Christie takes in creating memorable experiences for her clients is only matched by her enjoyment of extreme outdoor adventures and time spent with her family.
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Scott Farmery

Senior Sales Manager
Years at Resort: 1
Years in Service Industry: 30
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Scott joined our sales team at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in 2019 and is excited to partner with those he has throughout his career and elated to meet new partners. Prior to joining Fairmont, Scott has had the pleasure to represent luxury properties with Grand America Hotels, InterContinental, Ritz-Carlton and Marriott. Scott and his wife Joey reside in Alexandria, VA - where he is always a write-in candidate for mayor of his Del Ray neighborhood. They are the proud parents of two wonderful golden (retriever) girls - Punxsy (15) and Bailey (18 mos) and enjoy spending time outdoors with these energetic pups.    
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