Director of Sales
Stephanie joined The Lodge at Torrey Pines in September 2002, five years after moving to San Diego from Ontario, Canada. Stephanie’s started at The Lodge as the first Executive Meeting Manager and then was promoted to National Sales Manager followed by Associate Director of Sales. Since July 2013, she has served as the Director of Sales and leads the entire sales team while specializing in group business traveling from Canada, her home country. Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys sunny San Diego beach days with her family and watching her 8-year-old son learn to surf the Pacific Ocean. .
Director of National Accounts
Lauren found her home at The Lodge at Torrey Pines in 2018 after five years in the Orange County luxury hotel market. Lauren was born and raised in San Diego and graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Southern California. As the Director of National Accounts, she demonstrates a passion for consultative sales, team leadership, and colleague mentorship. Her extensive experience and knowledge of Southern California give Lauren a unique perspective to find the perfect venue for your group. The way to Lauren’s heart is through her golden retriever, Gunnar, and a sunset cocktail.
National Sales Manager
Heather joined the Group Sales Department at The Lodge in 2017 with expertise in the event industry and a passion for hospitality. Starting as a Sales Coordinator, she was promoted to an Executive Meeting Manager and then a National Sales Manager all within two years. Being born and raised in Southern California, Heather enjoys working with our local market in San Diego County as well as being our point of contact for all groups residing in the Southeast. In her spare time, you can find Heather enjoying all of San Diego's breathtaking beaches or exploring new breweries in the North County of San Diego.
Corporate Leisure Sales Manager
As the Corporate Leisure Sales Manager, Matthew is The Lodge's liaison for luxury travel consortia and business travel needs. He handles client requests and corporate accounts for exclusive travel and lifestyle agencies that need under 10 rooms for transient business in San Diego. Matthew has been with The Lodge at Torrey Pines for nearly 20 years and has excelled in his multi-faceted career by starting as a doorman and being promoted to the Reception Services Manager in 2015 before settling into his new role in the Sales Department in 2018. Matthew earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from San Diego State University.
National Sales Manager
Since joining The Lodge's parent company Evans Hotels in 2017, Jaime has had the opportunity to work on the Sales Team and sell all three properties in the group’s collection. She started her impressive journey as a Sales Intern and has since held the positions of Sales Coordinator, Executive Meeting Manager, Sales Manager, and most recently was promoted to National Sales Manager at The Lodge at Torrey Pines handling the Pacific Northwest and Mountain States. Growing up, her father was in the military and her family moved around a lot. However, after their final station in Camp Pendleton, they found San Diego the perfect place to call home for good. Jaime completed her degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management with an emphasis in Meetings and Events from San Diego State University. On the weekends you can find Jaime on Pinterest, mimosa in hand, planning her upcoming wedding in fall 2022.
Executive Meeting Manager
Born and raised in San Diego, Shannon has worked in the hospitality industry since 2015. Shannon began working as a front desk agent at the Pacific Terrace hotel while she finished her Meeting and Event planning certificate from San Diego State's extended study program. Once she finished her certificate, she moved to Austin, TX where she worked as the Sales Coordinator for Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt. In 2019, Shannon was promoted to Sales Manager and continued her career with Kimpton Hotels when she moved back to San Diego in 2020. In April 2021, Shannon joined the sales team at The Lodge and is now the Executive Meeting Manager handling groups between 10 and 20 guestrooms. When Shannon is not at the hotel, you can find her twirling around country concerts or cheering on her favorite football team.