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Meeting & Wedding Contacts

Laurie Frank - Executive Director of Sales

Laurie Frank - Executive Director of Sales

With a sales career spanning over three decades, Laurie oversees the group sales and conference services teams for the resort, to include the group sales efforts at the newest luxury addition, Hotel Effie, which opened on the resort in February of 2021. Laurie can be reached at 850.267.6647 or through our form.


Nancy Wilkerson - National Sales Manager

Based remotely in Atlanta, Nancy is responsible for booking all group business with 51 rooms or more in Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri. She offers 25 years of experience representing Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort® so allow her to be your trusted advisor in planning your next meeting. Outside of Sandestin®, Nancy has spent 10 years representing luxury boutique and casino resorts in Georgia, Mississippi and Las Vegas. She can be reached at 850-267-8253 or through our form


Kim Wetzel - National Sales Manager

Kim is responsible for Florida, North and South Carolina, Mid-Atlantic states, and the Northeast.  She has 19 years of experience in the Hotel Group Sales business (a majority of the time in Orlando) and most recently began representing Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort® in September of 2021. She can be reached at 850-267-6868 or through our form.


Chelsea Pyzik - National Sales Manager

Chelsea is responsible for Mississippi, Louisiana, and most of the southwest and pacific regions. Originally from Michigan, Chelsea has lived in Florida for over 10 years, having worked for several hotels and resorts in the panhandle region. She began with Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort® in 2015 and has held positions in Audio Visual, Catering and Conference Services before joining the Group Sales team. Her knowledge and experience in resort operations and event planning make her a huge asset to the clients she works with. Chelsea can be reached at 850.267.8255 or through our form.

Heather Recor

Heather Recor - Sales Manager

Heather serves the Express and Executive Meetings market nationwide, assisting groups with room blocks of 50 rooms or less on peak nights. Heather has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, with over 10 years’ experience specializing in group business in Northwest Florida. She joined the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort® family in September of 2022 and looks forward to helping groups bring their events from an idea to a reality. Heather can be reached at 850-267-8265 or through our form.