Membership Spotlight

  1. Name:  Lina Pfoh
  2. Company you work for:  Denver Marriott Tech Center
  3. A little bit about where you grew up:  Born in Germany, also lived in New York, Illinois, Wisconsin, Florida, Georgia & now Colorado…. So all over but finally feel at home in CO!
  4. Favorite vacation spot: Belize or any beach really
  5. Thoughts regarding the industry: Love working hospitality and in the government market!
  6. What makes you happy?  Being outside, traveling, trying new things
  7. What do you like about SGMP?  Everything! People/Members are amazing, I have some great mentors, feel welcome. Great topics for luncheons, enjoyed both NEC and Fall Ed (first time for both!)
  8.  What do you like most about being a planner/supplier?  I love working with each group and coming up with creative ways to meet their needs. Gov. groups can have some tricky restrictions or budgets but I’m always determined to come up with a way to make it work.

  1. Name: Julian Huerta
  2. Company you work for:  Embassy Suites Denver Downtown
  3. Married/Single or significant other status and any info you’d like to share: Married with a baby on the way (10/19/17)!
  4. Children and/or pets or both: Currently only our pup Beau, but a baby boy coming along shortly
  5. A little bit about where you grew up:  I grew up in South Texas only 5 minutes over the border in the Rio Grande Valley. A wonderfully eclectic area with a huge connection to Mexico. Always felt like you were 5 minutes from everywhere
  6. Favorite vacation spot:  San Antonio, Tx, lots of family, fun, and Mexican food along the Riverwalk
  7. Thoughts regarding the industry:  The industry feels poised to see strong growth once the current atmosphere settles down. For Denver we’re looking at more opportunity to host Government events at more upscale facilities as the supplier pipeline increases.
  8. What makes you happy?  Going on a walk with my dog or taking a bike ride around the city. If nothing else, a frosty beverage on a warm day in a hammock is a great way to relax!
  9. What do you like about SGMP?  It’s a wonderful group of like-minded people celebrating the relationship between the public/private sides. It’s a great opportunity to get different perspectives and make connections.
  10.  What do you like most about being a planner/supplier?  The interactions and the ability to make someone’s day by taking care of their needs. We work first and foremost in hospitality and that means  exceptional service a