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WIL Connect Leader of the Year

This award is given to a female hospitality professional who serves as a leader and role model within the hotel community. This award is not about the amount of experience or the title, but rather how time is spent in the industry.

2018

Joselyne Simonsen, Director of Human Resources, Omni Hotels & Resorts San Francisco, San Francisco

2017

Michelle Gaul, Regional Director, Talent & Culture, Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco
Janet Casey-Devaney, Director of Operations, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad

2016

Kelly Roberts, The Historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, Riverside
Cindy Hill, W San Francisco, San Francisco

2015

Jessica Ordonez-Steenblock, Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach
Polina Spector, Hotel Nikko San Francisco, San Francisco

2014

Gaye Vancans, Community Relations Manager, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes

2013

Caroline Dyal, General Manager, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara

2012

Marissa Edwards, Director of All Fun Things, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes

2011

Hee-Won Lim, General Manager, Pacific Palms Hotel & Conference Center, City of Industry
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