Teresa Guastella


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With a diverse background spanning business and partnership development, live events, professional meeting strategy production, and product creation and innovation, I am a seasoned entrepreneur and a 4 x Founder. My expertise encompasses a spectrum of disciplines including customer experience, business development, intellectual property development, and global market strategies.
Throughout my career, I've cultivated a keen understanding of worldwide marketing cultures, honed through hands-on experience across EMEA and North America. My practical insights extend across multiple industries, including Travel & Tourism, B2B, Hospitality, and Tech, among others.As a CHSP-designated professional, I've been recognized for my dedication to excellence in business development and strategic planning in the hospitality industry. I'm passionate about supporting aspiring business leaders in overcoming common obstacles and realizing their visions. 
In my role as Co-Founder and Chief Industry Relations Officer at RoomRite, I lead the charge with establishing partnerships while developing new business through our online resale marketplace for meeting and incentive planners who may find themselves in an attrition situation. Our platform streamlines inventory management and mitigates financial risks. 
Prior to RoomRite, I founded LOOLA, Inc., a venture focused on lifestyle products and solar lighting design. Additionally, I've leveraged my expertise as the Owner of Five Star Hospitality, as well as working as an executive for Hilton Hotels delivering top-tier event design, group room block management, and production services on a global scale.
My career journey has also included a pivotal role as Vice President of Strategic Accounts at MIG (Multi Image Group), where I spearheaded strategic creative production initiatives worldwide. From conceptual development to full-scale event execution.
My experience has also provided essential resources and expertise through Venture Services and Capital, empowering entrepreneurs to thrive in today's dynamic market. I am driven by a passion for entrepreneurship and a commitment to excellence, I continue to forge new pathways in business development and experiential design, hoping to contribute to our community by leaving a shared indelible mark on the industries we serve.