site Selection manager
Really good at: PowerPoint, eye for detail
Known for: Quick comebacks and sass
Loves: Alabama football – roll tide!
Guilty as charged: Never saying no to a chocolate chip cookie (or more than one)
Rachel Keyes joined the Meeting Expectations team in 2017 as senior site selection coordinator. She helps to source hotels for client programs that range from 10-50 room nights on peak. By creating RFPs, presenting and mapping the space and negotiating hotel contracts when necessary, she helps Meeting Expectations clients find the best fit for their programs.
She has gained wide-ranging experience in the industry by serving as event and operations intern with Centennial Olympic Park, Indian Hills Country Club (AL), A Classical Affair, Destination South Meetings and Events and Coca-Cola.
Rachel graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in restaurant, hotel and meetings management and a concentration in meetings and event planning.