WHO WE ARE
Profiles of Our Coalition Members
OUR CORE VALUES: Helping hospitality organizations stay creative, drive innovation and efficiency through all facets of the organization, and utilize the purpose of the business to drive value to all guests and customers!
Natalie Viglione, CLC, CPC, CBC
SALES & MARKETING OPERATIONS
+ CREATIVE BUSINESS GUIDE
17 years of corporate experience, 4 years as a business owner
Natalie is the Founder of Team Gu LLC. Team Gu is an award-winning Business & Coaching Services Firm, with a program and podcast called Disrupt Now (focused on disrupting the status quo to help people and the companies they run THRIVE).
She is a restaurant kid and exposed to purchasing, running and selling several restaurants. She built a love for the hospitality industry early on. A creative visionary bringing 17 years of corporate experience working with Fortune 500 companies to small startups. Upon reaching a Vice President executive level in New York City in both global and regional advertising and marketing agencies, she decided to build her own empire and started Team Gu.
Natalie received a degree in Business, Marketing, and later went on to receive certifications from the World Coach Institute to become a Certified Life Coach, Business Coach, and Professional Coach.
OPERATIONAL PROFIT IMPROVEMENT
+ MANAGERIAL LEADERSHIP GUIDE
25 years of corporate + entrepreneur
Alan is an integral part of Team Gu.
Alan’s journey has come full circle. He is also a restaurant kid and has had the experience of running operations of his family's several establishments. He then switched gears and led a distinguished career in the building materials and mining industries, most notably, as a senior manager for two Fortune Global 500 companies. Throughout his career, he has been asked to take leadership roles in multiple countries and has led many teams. Alan is now able to combine his true passions; working in the hospitality industry, building teams, and helping businesses improve organizational and operational efficiency.
Alan received a degree in Civil Engineering and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.
11 years of corporate experience, turned entrepreneur.
Mark is part-owner with Natalie of Team Gu LLC.
He is a multiple award-winning Video Editor and Producer that has a deep passion to build things, and that desire is what drove him into the video world. His creativity in building video through the script-to-delivery process is unique and solid.
Mark received a degree in Communications concentration in Film Studies and is creative through and through.
MASSAGE & SPA OPERATIONS
10 years of entrepreneurial experience.
Lora is Founder of Price Lindquist Consulting (PLC), and Blue Heron Massage. PLC focuses on optimizing the massage experience of the client, therapist and business proprietor.
Lora has built a thriving massage company from the ground up called Blue Heron Massage Flies To You. She is trailblazing as a thought leader in revolutionizing the massage industry. She focuses on the spa/massage experience in hotels and provides strategic risk management protocols, quality control methods, profitability optimization, and brand evolution.
Amanda Valbert, PHR
+ BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
5 years of corporate experience, turned entrepreneur.
After obtaining an undergrad in Psychology and a Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, for the past 5 years, Amanda has worked within the Human Resources Recruitment Industry for both large and mid-sized companies.
Her work has been about positively impacting thousands of candidate’s lives. She drives strategic value around the job-human connection and sees organizational infrastructures clearly. For clients, she uses these gifts to help both companies and people alike, and drives empowerment to organizational and operational planning, as well as building out training and development plans.
We are a collaboration of key companies that can provide you with niche services designed to move you towards total ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE!