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Lissette Landestoy

Meet Lissette Landestoy‍, Corporate Regional Purchasing Manager in Puerto Rico.

The Story

Lissette joined the Hilton family three years ago, and is no stranger to the hospitality and hotel business. Her keen eye for processes, organization, leadership and logistics not only help her in her current role, but helped her Community during one of the worst natural disasters in recent history.

Last September, parts of Puerto Rico were devastated by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria within a short period of time. Lissette's quick thinking, inherent hospitality and spirit of Purpose helped her rally the Community and set up a robust logistics support system. She went from hotel to hotel, capturing lists of items each needed and worked with the U.S. regional team to mobilize a barge and transport relief items to the area of San Juan.

As the point person for coordinating these efforts, her tenacity and ability to stay calm, cool and collected during the hardest times helped her recruit and lead 40 volunteers to help assemble 3,200 boxes for Team Members and families. During which, she was also in charge of documenting, sorting and distributing seven containers full of emergency supplies. Her efforts helped Hilton to support 14,500 people in their time of need. For several weeks, Lissette was without power in her own home but continued to visit the hotels and collect donations to support the Community and her fellow Team Members.

Lissette was recently named a recipient of the CEO Light & Warmth Award for 2017 in recognition of her many contributions. Thank you, Lissette for bringing Purpose to life and not only serving Team Members and Guests but the Community in which you live.