Jennifer Wellman started in the hospitality industry in 2000. With a Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture from Georgia State Uni…More about Jennifer Wellman ›
Stacy Costa is a Hospitality Sales Specialist for Koroseal Interior Products, one of the world's leading manufacturers of co…More about Stacy Costa ›
Dallas Bentley is Director of Hospitality Sales for Marietta Drapery Company, a family business that manufactures and install…More about Dallas Bentley ›
Christine has served on the Atlanta Board since 2016, and is excited for her new role in Community Service for 2018. A forme…More about Christine Lakso ›
Jennifer Wellman started in the hospitality industry in 2000. With a Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture from Georgia State University she naturally wanted to pursue a career in art and accepted a job with Deljou Art Group. Since her first job in art, Jennifer has gone on to work with Soho Myriad starting as an art consultant and leaving as the Director of Sales. She then became the Managing Director at EDL Art Consultants, and remained there until she accepted a position with Lexmark Hospitality as the Director of Architecture and Design Solutions.
Jennifer has worked on several large hospitality projects including the Fort Worth Omni, Trinidad Grand Hyatt, and the Arizona Biltmore.
Stacy Costa is a Hospitality Sales Specialist for Koroseal Interior Products, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of contract interior products. Stacy brings over 18 years of hospitality experience in the Atlanta market. She started off in hotel operations managing the daily operations and maintenance for the Marietta Conference Center & Resort. In 1999, Stacy accepted a position as a Project Manager at Focus Interior Contracting, Inc. She led the FF&E and OS&E procurement activities for a multitude of mid-range to high-end hotels. In 2004, she joined Image Design as a Project Manager working closely with designers on developing specifications and purchasing FF&E for a multitude of high-end country clubs and resorts.
In 2009, Stacy decided to take the leap in to sales and has focused on the hospitality segment. She specializes in providing superior vertical surfacing products (wallcovering, acoustical panels, wood veneer, etc.).
Stacy has served on the NEWH Atlanta Board as well as various committees since 2010. She is also the current Programming Director for the National Board of Directors. She is passionate about giving back to an industry she loves!
Dallas Bentley is Director of Hospitality Sales for Marietta Drapery Company, a family business that manufactures and installs window coverings. He is a graduate of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, and his previous position was Director of Marketing at Kennesaw State University, the 3rd largest university in Georgia. He is passionate about mentoring and education, and is a proud Big Brother in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta program.
Christine has served on the Atlanta Board since 2016, and is excited for her new role in Community Service for 2018. A former designer, Christine entered the hospitality industry became involved at our founding Chapter in Los Angeles. When she relocated to Atlanta, NEWH was the first organization she wanted become a part of. She’s been an active participant for over 20 years, holding various sales and marketing positions in the hospitality flooring and acoustic industries. Christine is currently Sales Manager for Soft dB, an acoustic sound masking manufacturer, helping designers and end users create more acoustically comfortable and confidential spaces across many project types. For 2018, she’s got several ideas to involve the Atlanta chapter in helping a variety of charities, and putting our members creativity to work!