Regional Vice President of Sales
Helene Okabe currently oversees the Sales & Marketing efforts for Concord’s Mid-Atlantic Region, spanning from New York City to North Carolina. Helene joined Concord in 2008 as the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Renaissance Meadowlands, and has held executive positions within the company including Regional Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Corporate Director of Sales, and Area Director of Sales. Prior to Concord, Helene held leadership positions in Sales & Marketing and Accounting & Finance with Marriott International at properties including the New York Marriott Marquis, New York Marriott East Side, New York Marriott Downtown, and the Newark Airport hotels. Helene has sales experience with independent hotels and a range of brands including Marriott, Hilton, Choice, Hyatt, and Starwood. Helene has a passion for travel and the hotel industry, and has been working in hotels since she was 15 years old. Helene earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Cornell University and recently completed her Executive MBA at Rutgers University, with a concentration in Finance.