Jennifer Gachui - Senior Director, Global Accounts
Jennifer joined HelmsBriscoe in October of 2008, and previously held the position of Director of Sales & Strategic Partnerships at the Las Vegas Monorail, working with citywide conventions, corporate meetings and leisure groups. Since 2001, she also held positions at the Venetian Hotel Resort & Casino handling front office operations, and in sales as Executive Meetings Manager for the West Coast and international markets. She also worked at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino as Regional Sales Manager handling the Midwest US region and incentive market segment.
Originally from Kenya, Jennifer moved to the United States more than 15 years ago to work at the Animal Kingdom Park in Disney World, Orlando, Florida and pursue her hospitality career. A graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a Bachelor Degree in Hotel Administration – Convention Management and an Executive MBA, Jennifer also holds an Associate Degree in F&B Operations, and a Swiss Hotel Management Degree from “Les Roches” Hotel School in Switzerland. She speaks French fluently and German conversationally. Jennifer’s experience includes facilitating contract review and negotiations for a portfolio of clients to secure favorable rates, concessions, and terms for meeting and convention contracts. Jennifer also has extensive freelance experience in event execution to include mid-size to large conventions, incentive groups, golf tournaments, and offsite activities. She has also facilitated attendee registration, breakouts and plenaries, food & beverage requirements, ground transfers and more. Dynamic, detail-oriented and professional, Jennifer is reliable, has a great sense of urgency, and is known for her integrity, honesty, infectious energy and ability to “seal the deal.” Culturally versed and well-traveled, she relies on her expertise and experiences to continue to impress her clients and provide the highest level of service excellence. Jennifer is committed to exceeding her clients’ expectations and assist in planning and executing your perfect meeting!