Member Spotlight Jim Ziereis

MS_ Jim Ziereis

By: MPINJ | Nov 1, 2019

Name: Jim Ziereis
Occupation: Vice President of Hotel Sales
Planner or Supplier: Supplier
Member Since: 2015
Current Employer:  Tropicana Atlantic City

How did you get your start in the industry?
Working front desk at Resorts working midnight to 8:00am.

How many years have you been in the industry?

35 Total, I started in Operations then moved to Sales.

What is your favorite thing about our industry?
 Every day is different and you meet some incredible people.

What is the best career advice you’ve received?
Stay enthusiastic, humble and grateful.

What is the most memorable event you have planned or client experience you have had?
We host the Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala each year and I have met numerous famous football players including Peyton Manning, Baker Mayfield, Marcus Marriotto, and many others. 

If you were not in this industry, what would you be doing right now? 

Working in the music industry. 

Where did you grow up?
Born and raised in South Jersey.  My three kids went to the same high school where I went and met my wife. 

What is your favorite city to travel to and why?
Dublin Ireland.  I love the hospitality. 

What is your all-time favorite book?

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell. 

Who would you like to be for a day?
A roadie for Phish

If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 items would you bring with you?
Device to play my music, one to watch live concerts and a collection of digital photos of my friends and family. 

Describe your perfect day off?
In the Pit at a concert surrounded by family and friends. 

What do you love about MPI New Jersey?
Meeting new people and sharing ideas.


 

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