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Hidden Figures: Telesa Via, Vice President of Sales, Kimpton Hotels

Heartfelt connections are at the core of Kimpton’s ethos-and Telesa Via is a shining example of that ethos brought to life. Over nearly two decades, Telesa has built a successful career overseeing hospitality sales, marketing and public relations operations. But what makes her story truly impressive is the incredible amount that she’s given back during that same amount of time. She continues to travel the path of a well-rounded leader for whom success is as much about moving forward as it is about giving back.