Kristy Vargas is the Director of Sales at the Hyatt Place Phoenix/Gilbert. Kristy has been in hospitality for 16 years of which the last 12 have been with Hyatt Hotels. After spending several years in the Tempe, AZ hotel market, Kristy transferred to open the Hyatt Place in Gilbert in 2009. The hotel was one of the first three hotels to open in the Town of Gilbert and was Hyatt Place’s first midscale joint venture with Woodbine development which maintains a 50% ownership in the property.

Kristy is actively involved in the Gilbert community through the Tourism Advisory Group and the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce’s Partners in Progress program. Kristy is a Ceaseless Fun Seeker, Devoted Mom, Outdoor Enthusiast and a Steadfast Investigator. In her free time she enjoys snowboarding, camping, traveling and discovering new adventures with her high school sweetheart T.C. and teenage daughter Stella.