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, Jonathan, surf the beautiful coastline of 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.
Area Business & Leisure Travel Manager
As the Area Business & Leisure Travel 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
With nearly a decade of experience in the hotel industry, Megan joined the team at The Lodge at Torrey Pines in 2022. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and after graduation, she quickly made her way back down the coast to her sunny hometown of San Diego. While finding her true happiness in group sales, Megan has worked in nearly every department that a hotel consists of. In her spare time, she likes rubbing elbows with the local Garibaldi fish and leopard sharks as a certified scuba diver.
Monica joined our team in July of 2021 as our Sales Coordinator. Prior to joining our team, Monica worked as a front desk agent for a little over a year at a Marriott Vacation Club in Newport Beach. She obtained her Bachelors of Science from California State University, Chico, where she studied Hospitality Management and Marketing. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Monica is no stranger to the California Coast- from the peaks of the Golden Gate Bridge to the glistening beaches of the San Diego, she is a true California Local.