Fairmont Scottsdale Event Management

As the longest-running AAA Five Diamond resort in Arizona for 32 consecutive years, our experienced team has created a legacy for its exceptional service. Discover why we’re rated among the best in creating memorable meetings, corporate events, and singular gatherings by getting to know the minds behind the magic.

At A Glance

  • 11 Proven Professionals
  • 500+ Hosted Meetings & Events
  • 90+ Years of Experience at Resort
  • 200+ Years of Industry Experience

Get To Know Us

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Chris White

Director of Sales & Marketing

Years at Resort: 1
Years in Service Industry: 29
Phone: 480.585.2710
Email: Chris.White@Fairmont.com

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Chris White

Director of Sales & Marketing

Chris joined the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess as Director of Sales and Marketing in 2023. With 28 years of experience in hospitality, he has held various Sales and/or Marketing Director positions including at Fairmont Chateau Whistler, St. Regis in Kauai and Dana Point, California, Auberge Resort Collections, Four Seasons in Hawaii and most recently in Minneapolis. When not working, Chris enjoys spending time with his family outdoors - traveling, hiking, camping, fishing, golfing, and seeking new adventures.

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Selma Muslimovic

Director of Sales

Years at Resort: 15
Years in Service Industry: 28
Phone: 480.585.2770
Email: Selma.Muslimovic@Fairmont.com

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Selma Muslimovic

Director of Sales

With over 13 years of experience here at the Princess, Selma is a passionate sales leader committed to helping meeting planners and our sales team negotiate agreements that are mutually beneficial and culminate in long-lasting relationships. 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 Fairmonts in the US, Canada, and Mexico.

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Samantha Key

Associate Director of Sales

Years at Resort: 30
Years in Service Industry: 35
Phone: 480.585.2705
Email: Samantha.Key@Fairmont.com

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Samantha Key

Associate Director of Sales

With more than 30 years of experience at the iconic AAA Five Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Sam finds the thrill in planning program, meeting, and incentive trips and turning moments into memories for each attendee. Sam has worked in the hospitality industry for over 35 years and is a member of FICP as well as IRF.

Sonja Nelson

Years at Resort: 1
Years in Service Industry: 26
Phone: 480.585.2696
Email: Sonja.Nelson@Fairmont.com

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Sonja Nelson

Sonja joined the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess as Director of Travel Industry Sales in 2024. She launched her post-graduate career in Japan before expanding her diverse travel/hospitality and sales/marketing career in New York, London and Phoenix. When not working, Sonja loves spending time with her family traveling, trying ethnic restaurants, volunteering through the National Charity League, supporting the Green Bay Packers and cheering on her daughters on and off the lacrosse field.

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Nicole Roos

Senior Sales Manager

Years at Resort: 16
Years in Service Industry: 19
Phone: 480.585.2639
Email: Nicole.Roos@Fairmont.com

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Nicole Roos

Senior Sales Manager

Before overseeing the Midwest Association Market, Nicole successfully managed the local market, as well as the West Coast. Mama to four beautiful and busy little boys, she cherishes her husband and family time and loves enjoying the beautiful Arizona sunshine.

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Erin Stewart

Senior Travel Industry Sales Manager

Years at Resort: 13
Years in Service Industry: 15
Phone: 480.585.2700
Email: Erin.Stewart@Fairmont.com

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Erin Stewart

Senior Travel Industry Sales Manager

From the Front Office and VIP Desk to Fairmont Gold and Public Relations, Erin brings her years of guest service experience at the Princess to her role as a Senior Travel Industry Sales Manager. She is proud to be your expert on the best accommodations for luxury leisure requests and recommendations for meaningful experiences. Now that Erin and her husband are empty nesters, they enjoy hiking and watching baseball, and are always looking forward to their next travel adventure.

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Anastasiia Markova

National Sales Manager

Years at the Resort: 3
Years in Service Industry: 14
Phone: 480.515.3317
Email: Anastasiia.Markova@Fairmont.com

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Anastasiia Markova

National Sales Manager

Originally from Ukraine, Anastasiia moved to the United States in 2013 and brought an unmatched love for hospitality with her. With experience in sales for a luxury brand in Tucson, AZ and Santa Barbara, CA, Anastasiia has immense knowledge of the local market and its luxury resorts, making her the perfect addition to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. In her free time, Anastasiia loves to explore new hiking trails or travel the world with her husband.

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Sylvanna Anderson

National Sales Manager

Years at the Resort: 3
Years in Service Industry: 26
Phone: 480.585.2764
Email: Sylvanna.Anderson@Fairmont.com

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Sylvanna Anderson

National Sales Manager

With over 25 years of hospitality experience in sales, catering, and wedding planning, Sylvanna provides impeccable service and a desire to create meaningful memories in her new role as our Midwest National Sales Manager. In her downtime, she enjoys hiking, watching movies, and traveling with her husband and daughter.

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Quincy Hedges

Senior Sales Manager

Years at the Resort : 4
Years in Service Industry: 14
Phone: 480.585.2704
Email: Quincy.Hedges@Fairmont.com

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Quincy Hedges

Senior Sales Manager

Quincy joined the Fairmont family ten years ago at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, WA. Here, she gained experience as a Conference Services Manager before being promoted to Sales Manager. Quincy moved to Scottsdale with her husband in March of 2021. Quincy now has a beautiful daughter that she spends all of her free time with.

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Teghan Hert

National Sales Manager

Years at Resort: 3
Years in Service Industry: 14
Phone: 480.585.2703
Email: teghan.hert@fairmont.com

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Teghan Hert

National Sales Manager

Teghan became a part of the Fairmont family in 2021, working in Conference Services and Outlet Sales before ultimately joining the Scottsdale Princess Sales team. As a Nebraska Native, she is thrilled to cover the Midwestern small group market and reconnect with her roots. With over a decade of experience in hospitality and restaurant management, Teghan brings with her a unique, guest-focused perspective that will enhance and personalize any event planning experience. When not at work, she can be found reading, hiking, doing yoga, or snuggling up with her Pomeranian-Husky mix.

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Shawna Arce

National Sales Manager

Years at the Resort: 3
Years in Service Industry: 17
Phone: 480.585.2715
Email: Shawna.Arce@Fairmont.com

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Shawna Arce

National Sales Manager

Shawna started her career in the service industry in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she gained valuable experience as an Executive Meetings Manager at ARIA Resort & Casino and Vdara Hotel & Spa. In 2021, she moved to Arizona with her husband, son and dogs, and joined the Princess as a National Sales Manager. When not at work, soccer is life for Shawna and her family, who enjoy watching soccer and training their kiddo competitively. 

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Sarah Schmutz

National Sales Manager

Years at Resort: 2
Years in Service Industry: 15
Phone: 480.585.2786
Email: sarah.schmutz@fairmont.com

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Sarah Schmutz

National Sales Manager

With over a decade of sales experience at a wide breadth of hotels in the Valley of the Sun, Sarah is thrilled to now represent the iconic Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and welcome her clients to the luxury Fairmont group experience. Sarah focuses on building the perfect event for her clients by working creatively and thinking outside of the box to ensure every expectation is exceeded. Outside of work, she loves live music above all else, and always has her passport updated and ready to go for her next travel adventure.

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MacKenzie Butler

National Sales Manager

Years at Resort: 1
Years in Service Industry: 6
Phone: 480.585.2701
Email: MacKenzie.Butler@fairmont.com

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MacKenzie Butler

National Sales Manager

MacKenzie, a true native of the Valley of the Sun, was born and raised in Arizona. As a proud Arizonan, she held a lifelong aspiration to work at the renowned Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Following her graduation from Grand Canyon University, MacKenzie stepped into her role as a Sales Coordinator at the Princess, where she forged strong relationships with various departments across the resort. Her dedication and expertise led to a well-deserved promotion in 2023 to the position of Destination Sales Manager. In this role, she not only contributed to planning familiarization trips but also provided essential coverage for the sales team during their absences. Outside of her professional committments, MacKenzie and her husband can be found enjoying quality time with their children at local lakes, parks, baseball games, and farmer's markets.