JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront has announced Nikki Leiba as its new sales manager.
“I am thrilled to once again join the incredible team here at Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront,” said Leiba. “Working with the hotel in years past, I was able to experience the true team environment here in the River City. My goal in my new position as sales manager is to be a productive member of the team and do what I can to ensure that my team is successful.”
In her new position, Leiba is responsible for negotiating deals with prospective clients. She will manage the northeast market segment and oversee all aspects of the sales process. Notably, Leiba is a member of the Florida Society of Association Executives.
With 17 years of experience working in the hospitality industry, Leiba joins the property from Hyatt Centric Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where she worked as the front office manager. Throughout her career, she has served in a variety of roles beginning her career in Hyatt as a receptionist at the former Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort and Spa in south Florida. Leiba previously worked with Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront as a systems administrator and then meeting connections sales manager. Before her tenure in Jacksonville, Leiba also served as sales coordinator at the WWSO in New York.
Originally from New York, Leiba graduated from Florida State University with a major in psychology in 1998.