Thursday, 02 January 2020 13:04

Discover Saratoga and Saratoga Heritage Announces New Hire and Awards Promotion

Saratoga Springs — Discover Saratoga is pleased to announce the hiring of Amy Sgromo and the promotion of Karen Verrigni.

Discover Saratoga welcomes Amy Sgromo, who joined the team as the Assistant Director & Sales Coordinator at the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center. Amy is responsible for all aspects of the Visitor Center operations and services as well as group tour and sports market sales. Previously, Amy worked as the Social Sales and Bistro Manager for the Pavilion Grand Hotel where she acquired new business for the hotel and oversaw the food and beverage for hotel functions. Amy graduated with a bachelor’s degree from LeMoyne College School of Communication and an associate degree in hospitality management from Onondaga Community College.

Discover Saratoga is pleased to announce the promotion ofKaren Verrigni to Director of Heritage Area Visitor Center, Tourism  & Event Sales. Karen started her career at Discover Saratoga as the Assistant Director & Sales Coordinator at the Visitor Center where she provided service to the Group Tour Market and assisted with all aspects of Visitor Center operations, program planning and volunteer recruitment. Karen graduated with a master’s degree in Reading, a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and a Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism after returning to school to further pursue her passion for travel and the tourism industry. Karen has become an invaluable member of the Discover Saratoga team and we wish her much success in her new position.

“Serving approximately 40,000 visitors annually, the Visitor Center plays such a vital role in the Saratoga Springs community,” said President Darryl Leggieri. “We’re thrilled to have two seasoned employees working together to promote our destination.”

To see the rest of the staff at Discover Saratoga, visit discoversaratoga.org/the-bureau/staff.

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