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Meet the Sales and Events Team

Our experienced and dedicated staff will make planning your next event at Grand Sierra Resort easy, whether you’re planning a business meeting, banquet, convention or tradeshow. Our team will walk you through the process, answer your questions and ensure that your event is a success. Our staff is trained to give you the attention and quality service you deserve.

Meeting & Event Leadership


Mark McMinn
Vice President, Meeting & Event Sales and Services
Lexi Miech, Regional Director of National Accounts
Lexi Miech
Executive Director, Meeting & Event Sales

Jennifer Powers
Executive Director, Event Sales and Services

Meeting & Event Sales Team

Janet McRoberts, CMP Corporate Sales Manager
Janet McRoberts, CMP
Corporate Sales Manager Crystal Class
Ramona Byram, Regional Sales Manager
Ramona Byram
Regional Meeting Sales Manager
Daniel Pferschy, Sales Manager
Daniel Pferschy
Regional Meeting Sales Manager

Cole Sampson
Meeting Sales Manager
Nanci Pferschy, Wedding Chapel Manager
Nanci Pferschy
Meeting & Event Sales Manager

Meeting & Event Services Team

Sonia Leyva, Convention Services Manager
Sonia Leyva
Convention Services Manager
Donald Picerno, A/V Manager
Donald Picerno
Event Tech & Audio Visual Manager
Amy Sanchez, Events Services Admin
Amy Sanchez
Event Services Admin

Meeting & Event Support Team

Brooke Olszewski, Business Analyst
Brooke Olszewski
Business Analyst
Cynthia Farstad, Exeuctive Admin
Cynthia Farstad
Executive Admin
Ana Molina, Sales Process Specialist
Ana Molina
Sales Process Specialist