Experienced Director of Sales Marketing with a demonstrated 20 year history of working in the hospitality industry. Currently serving as opening Director of Sales & Marketing at the Hilton Washington DC National Mall. Previously, Wilson served as the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center and the Hilton Washington, DC North Gaithersburg Hotel. Vanessa was honored with the prestigious “Director of Sales of the Year” award in 1999 and 2007 while leading the sales team at the Doubletree Washington, DC, as well as the “Sales Team of the Year” award in 2010 while at the Hilton Washington, DC North Gaithersburg Hotel. She holds a degree in Political Science from the University of the District of Columbia.