Taylor Hospitality Announces a New Director of Hospitality Sales

Lexington, Va. – Taylor Hospitality is proud to announce the promotion of Kara Birkenfeld to the Director of Hospitality Sales position effective immediately.

“I’m honored to have this amazing opportunity to further my career with the company. I’m eager to bring my passion for exceptional events and the knowledge I’ve learned over the years to new locations,” said Birkenfeld. “I’m excited to start booking groups and events in the Lexington properties. It’s all about establishing and growing relationships within the community and really being able to live up to our potential.”

With nearly 6 years of wedding and event planning and sales experience throughout the state of Virginia, Birkenfeld has coordinated nearly three hundred weddings and special events in her career. Her previous positions include event coordination and sales for country clubs and resorts.

“We are thrilled to promote Kara to the Director of Hospitality Sales for all Lexington properties – Robert E. Lee Hotel, Lexington Golf and Country Club, Sheridan Livery Inn, and Abigail Inn,” said Sean Taylor, founder and CEO of Taylor Hospitality. “She has excelled at Heritage Hunt and Berry Hill Resort coordinating and selling for both properties. She is a critical part of our success for these properties,” continued Taylor. 

Kara is moving into this new position as holiday party planning is in overdrive and engagement season begins. “It is an exciting time of the year for sales. We’re running around decorating for the holidays while congratulating couples on their engagement,” added Birkenfeld. “The atmosphere is just electric!”

To learn more about hosting an event at any of Taylor Hospitality’s Lexington Properties, please contact Kara at 571-581-5002 or

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