Stephenie Monroe (Event Planner)
After relocating back home to the idyllic Finger Lakes region of New York, Stephenie has found new verve in event management at the Inn at Taughannock Falls. Stephenie brings versatility to every event and ensures our guests and clients see their vision come to fruition. "I'm delighted to be working at this magical location that regularly brings the most ambitious of event desires to realization. Working at the Inn at Taughannock Falls will be among one of my proudest achievements."
Prior to event planning, Stephenie was a Global Security Analyst and devoted much of her free time to the Community Development field where she specialized in media relations, fundraising and volunteer management. She holds a bachelor's degree in International Diplomacy and Human Rights from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Master of Science in Terrorism and Political Violence from Kingston University in London.
Amber Husain (Front Desk Manager)
Amber Husain is an Ithaca native and a graduate of Wells College, located 20 miles north in Aurora. After extensive travels to Florence, Italy, Amber earned a degree in Art History and Museum Studies from Wells College and a taste of adventure only travel can awaken."Enamored with the travel industry, words can't explain the joy I feel when directing our hotel guest to visit one of the many hidden gems of the finger lakes."
Lloyd T. Williams (Innbassador)
Lloyd was born in the Bronx and graduated from Ithaca College in 1981 as a theater major. After working in Los Angeles for over 35 years both in film and television, Lloyd pursued a position at American Airlines to enhance his love of travel. While employed at American, he met his wife of 25 years, Diana, and together they raised their four children. Recently, Lloyd worked at Disneyland for six years before moving to Trumansburg and accepting a position as our in-house Ambassador. Guests are naturally attracted to Lloyd's charming and gregarious personality.
John Zavatski (Housekeeper Manager)
John started his career as an honor sailor in the United States Navy and is a Persion Gulf War Veteran. He followed up his years in the navy with attendance at a prestigious hospitality school in Aruba and fifteen years in hotel housekeeping, thirteen of which he has been in management. In addition to joining the Inn at Taughannock Falls' Management team he has developed his own commercial and residential cleaning firm, awarded Home Advisor's 2020 Best Cleaners ranking. John has IICRC certification and believes "a clean room is a happy room", taking great personal joy in meeting the Inn's guests and assisting them in any way he can.