Getting to Know Anna MacDiarmid – Women’s History Month

Anna MacDiarmid, General Manager, W Fort Lauderdale Tell me a little bit about your background personally and professionally. I have loved dedicating the last 35-plus years to the hospitality industry through the Starwood & Marriott brands. I began my career in my hometown at The Westin Winnipeg in Canada and later moved to Toronto to Read More

Getting to Know Keri Burns – Women’s History Month

Keri Burns, Central Florida FRLA Regional Director Tell me a little bit about your background personally and professionally. My professional background includes 15 years in non-profit association business where I worked with the International Society of Refractive Surgeons, the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, and the Urban Land Institute. I also served as a Read More

In the Kitchen with Chef Lindsay Autry – Women’s History Month

Chef/Owner Lindsay Autry, The Regional   Photo credit is Alissa Dragun Photography Tell me a little bit about your background personally and professionally. I am originally from Fayetteville, NC and grew up surrounded by food. My family had a peach orchard where we spent our summers selling peaches and homemade ice cream at a roadside Read More

Jodi Cross – Marketing and Mentoring in Florida – Women’s History Month

Jodi Cross, Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast Regional Director Marketing and Mentoring in Florida Jodi Cross has spent the majority of her career in the hospitality industry. Before joining FRLA as Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast Regional Director in 2017, she was the Corporate Director of Marketing for Sonesta Hotels World-Wide for over Read More