We are SO fortunate to have a TEAM that is so overqualified it’s embarrassing!!”
CAMILLE LaCOGNATA, Office Manager, Virginia Select
Bio coming soon!
KIM D., Administrative Assistant, Virginia Select
Kim D. A typical week for Kim might include a day in the office uploading new Discovery Map ads, assisting with the design of our small restaurant menus, attending at a Greater Richmond Tourism Association or other hospitality networking event, touring a client or two through some of our hotel and other hospitality clients’ places of business, or all of these!
Kim spent 29 years working in Richmond law firms and a year and half as a concierge for over 2,000 business professionals and has maintained many of her contacts. Kim LOVES to help connect our clients with local decision makers and prospective customers! A Chesterfield County native, Kim graduated from Longwood University and hopes to return to school one day to study something besides Business Administration.
Kim enjoys traveling, shopping,and spending time with her husband, two grown kids and their families and one slightly spoiled beagle named Pebbles.
Jess F. Director of Distribution, Virginia Select
He has the responsibility of seeing that all advertising and marketing materials are placed in our participating hotel and other locations, maintaining inventories of those materials, and building relationships for our customers with these distribution site managers and employees. Jess also provides marketing and business counsel to the company and assists Linda in Sales and expansion of the service areas. Jess attended Virginia Tech and has way too many advanced degrees in Business and Technical areas—MS, MBA, PHD! From a military family, Jess has spent 30 years on active duty in the Army and the Reserves, with experience from combat to logistics and planning. In addition, he’s operated his own successful consulting business serving clients worldwide and providing them increased customer lifetime value. Jess and his wife, Donna, live in eastern Chesterfield County, and have three grown sons and a daughter. In his spare time, Jess enjoys camping, fly fishing and foreign travel. His favorite hobby is building custom fly rods.
Tony R., Distribution Representative, Virginia Select
Tony Ranicki handles all of our very important deliveries of maps, menus and brochures. Tony has a BA degree in business administration, has taken many police survival class, loves traveling and is married to a great woman with whom he shares eight grandchildren! Tony’s a retired police officer.
Linda Seguin, President/CEO
Linda brings an extensive professional background to her work in guiding the success of Virginia Select and its clients.
As a former teacher, human resources professional and salesperson, Linda took her talent for communication, connection and inspiring others into the hospitality arena with the purchase of her first business venture through City Select Menus. From there, Linda grew her operations, adding and selling certain territories in order to focus her effort on the Richmond community. As her company grew, she continued to add new product and service offerings that would bring business owners greater visibility and results.
–David Hamel, President Hospitality Marketing Solutions
Today, Linda not only manages Virginia Select’s operations and growth, but also works personally with clients.
Linda’s business acumen, coupled with her deep caring for clients’ success, enables her to provide that rare combination of passion, vision and strategic insight that is simply invaluable for any marketing program.
Above all, Linda believes that business happens through exceptional relationship building and it’s this philosophy that drivers her continuing and active contribution to the growth and vibrancy of Richmond’s business community.