Vice President of Sales, The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
Karin joined The Venetian in 2008 as a national sales manager focused on technology, pharmaceutical and insurance clients, before advancing to her current role in 2012.
As executive director of sales, she is responsible for developing strategy and management of the groups team, including the vertical deployment of technology, medical and health, insurance, banking and real estate. In addition, she is responsible for growing revenues, development and mentoring of staff and bringing experiences to life through enhancing existing partnerships and developing new customers at the landmark Las Vegas meetings complex.
Karin received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in hotel management and her MBA from University of Phoenix. As a leader in the meetings industry she is a member of MPI and HSMAI, and participates in CEMA, Pharma Forum, and FICP with a focus on developing a team of managers who are a strategic resource within their vertical alignments.
Karin has more than 20 years in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining The Venetian, she spent five years as director of sales and marketing at The Westin Las Vegas, and three years as director of sales at Embassy Suites where she was able to gain experience managing and developing strategy for both sales and catering, corporate group business, and growing the meetings segments within both properties.
Karin loves to run, dive and golf. She resides in Las Vegas and is married with a son and daughter.