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The Westin Indianapolis
50 South Capitol Ave • Indianapolis, IN 46204 · United States • Phone: 317-262-8100 · Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8414
Local Time: 7:09 AM • Weather: Overcast, 68 °F
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The Westin Indianapolis redefines efficient service with an effortless style and gracious attitude that ensures a truly unforgettable experience. Scroll down to meet our energetic and thoughtful sales and convention teams.

Meet our Sales Managers

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Kristina Petkovich, Sales Manager State Association, Government, SMERF & Amateur Sports

Kristina was born in the country formally known as Yugoslavia and relocated to the United States in 1999. Kristina has stated that her favorite part about living in the USA is the “warm and welcoming spirit of the American people”. Kristina graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management and is fluent in English, Serbian and Macedonian, and she is on a mission to be fluent in Spanish. After gaining extensive experience in hotel operations, Kristina relocated from Chicago to Indianapolis in 2012 and is currently loving what she describes as “the friendly atmosphere and lack of traffic” that Indianapolis offers. 

Kristina’s Passion: “Friends and Family. I love to spend any free time I get with them, especially if we have the opportunity to be out in nature, as well.” 

You can contact Kristina at 317-231-3922 or email her.

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Kimberly Timmons, Account Director, Special Events, Professional Sports, Tour, & Corporate West

Kimberly graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Restaurant, Hotel & Institutional Management. Kimberly began interning during the summer at The Westin Indianapolisin June of 1997, and became a full time member of our team in 1999, filling many positions ranging from Front Desk Supervisor to Sales Manager. In 2002, she was promoted to Corporate Sales Manager, and in November of 2009 she was again promoted to the position of Director of Sales.

Kimberly's passion: "Football. I am a HUGE NFL fan, and it is my passion to visit every football stadium in America! Not to mention that I am a SUNDAY TICKET subscriber."

You can contact Kimberly at 317-231-3910 or email her.

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Jayne Boyd, Account Director, National Association East

Jayne graduated from North Central High School and J. Everett Light Career Center with a focus on Marketing and Merchandising and has been a member of The Westin Indianapolis Sales team for five years. Jayne has worked in the hotel industry for 29 years in various positions including Catering and Convention Services and served as Director of Sales and Marketing at a suburban property.

Jayne's Passion: "I Love to travel and hope to do more of it. I enjoy experiencing other cities, cultures and the entire hotel and dining experience. "

You can contact Jayne at 317-231-3907 or by email her.
 

 

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Jane Eisele, Sales Manager, National Association West & Education

Jane graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Restaurant, Hotel & Institutional Management.  She has worked in the hotel and meetings industry for 26 years in a variety of sales, marketing and meeting planning positions in Washington, D.C., Knoxville, Tennessee and Indianapolis.  Jane joined The Westin Indianapolis team in August, 2012 after most recently working as a Sales Manager at  University Place Conference Center and Hotel in Indianapolis. 

Jane’s Passion: “The blessing of my family and friends, traveling, and outdoor activities.”

You can contact Jane at 317-231-3960 or email her.

 

 

Michael Grabowski, Group Sales Manager

Michael was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis and graduated with a focus on Tourism, Convention and Event Management. He began his hospitality career as a program manager at Conseco, Inc, then migrated to the hospitality industry as a convention service manager at the Sheraton North. He then went on to become a Sales Manager for the Sheraton before he moved to White Lodging as a Cluster Sales Manager.

In 2013 Michael returned to Starwood at The Westin Indianapolis where he is enjoying the opportunity to represent the brand that he loves. Being an avid sports fan Michael not only enjoys playing sports but also enjoys following his favorites sporting teams which include the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Blackhawks, Indiana Pacers and Indiana Hoosiers.
Michael’s Passion : “My family. My wife Melissa, my two daughters Grace and Nora and our family dog Alice." 

You can contact Michael at 317-231-3976 or email him.

Tracy Bonds, Business Travel Sales Manager

Tracy grew-up in Indianapolis and has enjoyed watching the city that she loves grow. She attended Ball State University and graduated with a bachelor degree in Travel & Tourism, and a Minor in Japanese Language & French. After college Tracy worked as a Sales and Marketing Manager at the Indianapolis Athletic Club before accepting a Corporate Sales position with Remington Hotel Corporation at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre, where she remained for 13 years in an array of positions. Next in her professional journey Tracy accepted a position with the Marriott team where she remained for a few years before returning to Starwood Hotels and Resorts here at The Westin Indianapolis.

Tracy’s Passions: "Travel, Shopping, Reading & Time with Family & Friends!“

You can contact Tracy at 317-231-3912 or email her.

Meet our Catering & Convention Services Associates

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Kate White, Director of Event Management

Kate was born in Mesa, Arizona, but at an early age made her to Pittsburgh, "the City of Champions"... and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Though she has not lived in Western Pennsylvania since the early 1990's, she still calls it "home".  During her years at The Westin Indianapolis, Kate has arranged for us to be a headquarter hotel for four NCAA men's and women's Final Four Basketball Championships, as well as the National Football League's (NFL) annual Scouting Combine/Video Directors/Competition Committee Meetings since 1999. Kate was a 2009 nominee for Starwood C.S. Leader of the Year and led her team to Convention Services Team of the Year.

Kate's Passions: "I love my three rescue dogs, good wine and, of course, Steelers football. I also recently developed a new appreciation for the speed bag at the gym and have the gloves to prove it!"

You can contact Kate at 317-231-3913 or email her.

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Andrea Galvan, CMP, Catering Sales Manager

Andrea started her career with The Westin Indianapolis in 1992 as a Front Desk Night Auditor while attending Indiana Business College for Travel & Tourism. Once she decided she loved the Westin brand and the hotel industry, she set out to experience as many different areas of hotel operations as possible. Over the course of the next twenty years, she held roles in front office, housekeeping, accounting, convention services and catering sales.  She also assisted with the opening of The Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio. 

Andrea's Passion: "Spending time with family and friends. My husband and I also have a beautiful young son. Watching him grow and learn new things every day is absolutely amazing!"

You can contact Andrea at 317-231-3906 or email her.  

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Rebecca Moore, CMP, Meeting and Event Manager

Born and raised a Hoosier, Rebecca has lived in Indiana her entire life. A graduate of the University of Evansville (Go Purple Aces!) with a BA degree in Advertising, Rebecca has been in the hospitality industry since 1989. She began her hospitality career as a Banquet Server while in college and went on to become a Catering Coordinator, Banquet Manager, Sales Manager and has even held the title of Meeting Manager for a prominent medical education company.  Today, Rebecca loves coming to work each day as the Meeting and Event Manager at The Westin Indianapolis. Rebecca received her CMP certification in 2009, and was nominated for ACOM convention services manager of the year by one of her clients in 2008.

Becky's Passion: "I have fantastic pen pals - over 40 ‘friends’ from all over the world!"

You can contact Rebecca at 317-231-3993 or email her.

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John Saveley, Meeting and Event Manager

John was born and raised in Mattoon, Illinois known as the "Bagel Capital of the World". After graduating high school, he moved with his family to Indianapolis and attended Butler University. John started his hotel career in 1989 in our restaurant. Before working in the sales and marketing department as a Convention Services Manager in 1997, John held many positions at The Westin Indianapolis. John truly enjoys working for a world class brand.

John is an active member with CARA Charities which is an auto racing auxiliary and raises money to benefit children which works closely with Riley's Children's Hospital

John's Passion: "I enjoy spending time at home working on home improvements and spending time with my family and our dog, Riley and cat, Sammie."

You can contact John at 317-231-3903 or email him.

Rose West, Director of Catering 

Rose was born and raised in Ligonier, Indiana. She began her hospitality career at the Sun Valley Ski Resort in Idaho as a catering manager during the summer months and as a mountain cabin restaurant manager during the winter months. She then migrated to the Sheraton hotel in Buffalo, New York where she managed the banquet department. Rose’s next move brought her to the city of Indianapolis where she has spent the fifteen years serving in many different roles for Starwood properties. Rose has been a proud member of the Westin Indianapolis team for just under five years which has brought her to her current role as the Director of Catering.

Rose’s Passions: “Travel. One of the major perks of the positions that I have held in hospitality has been the ability to travel and experience the unique aspects of each Starwood property that I have visited.”

You can contact Rose at 317-231-3970 or email her.

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