Meet The Team
Director of Sales and Catering
Reese handles group sales for the local San Diego market and east of the Mississippi, along with vertical markets of pharmaceuticals, bio-technology & Products, medical services & devices, and law. Prior to working at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, she spent nine years at the Four Seasons Resort Aviara where she excelled and fine-tuned her skills as a group sales manager while achieving President Club Winner for 2005 and 2007. Previously, she also served as an Executive Meeting Manager at La Costa Resort & Spa and Catering/Group Sales Manager for Pyramid Hotel Group. She and her husband live in San Diego with their Labrador Retriever named Blue.
National Sales Manager
Rooney handles group sales for the North San Diego market and west of the Mississippi, along with vertical markets of automotive, finance, insurance, software, entertainment and computer manufacturing industries. Prior to working at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, she served as a Groups Sales Manager at the luxury Boston property, The Colonnade Hotel. She and her fiancé live in San Diego and love to travel and cook.
National Sales Manager
Before joining The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe team, Heidesch worked for Destination Hotels & Resorts for six-and-one-half years as the Director of Corporate and Leisure Travel for Estancia La Jolla and L'Auberge Del Mar. In 2007, Heidesch was greatly honored by Destination Hotels & Resorts as she was awarded Sales Person of the Year for the entire company. Previously, she also served as the Corporate Sales Manager at the Grande Colonial La Jolla for three years and the Sir Francis Drake in San Francisco for one year. Heidesch lives in Carlsbad with her husband and two children. She loves tap dancing and cooking.
Catering Sales Manager
Kecia coordinates the social market at The Inn to inlcude but not limited to weddings, anniversary, birthday, engagement and baby shower events. Prior to joining The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, Kecia spent four years with Destination Hotels and Resorts at one of their flagship properites, L'Auberge Del Mar where she also handled the social market.
Kecia is a native San Diegan and resides in Rancho Penasquitos with her husband Tony and their 3 young girls. Kecia enjoys camping, cooking and scrapbooking.