2016 Industry Leader | Rachel O’Donnell

By Connect Staff, September 27, 2016

rachel odonnell 2016 connect faith industry leaderRachel O’Donnell
Sales Development Manager, Lincoln CVB
Lincoln, Neb.

As a graduate of the hospitality, restaurant and tourism management program at University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Rachel O’Donnell has been surrounded by the compound aspects of the hospitality industry, food and beverage, and event planning. She is now finding new ways to implement hospitality through great service, leadership and creativity.

Career accomplishments:
O’Donnell has had the opportunity to hold various hospitality positions throughout her career. She has worked with various clients, from nonprofit organizations to educational institutions, in every fashion. O’Donnell first fell in love with events and seeing all the details fall together to create the perfect result.

Rave review:
“Rachel has a contagiously likable disposition. She has a high level of professionalism, and her passion for client service is unparalleled,” says Liz Adams, event coordinator at University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

My first job in the hospitality industry was… a server at a country club.

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