Committee Member of the Month: Dani Curiel

Committee Member of the Month: Dani Curiel

Name: Dani Curiel
Company: Whim Hospitality
Role: Outside Sales Manager
 

“Dani jumped onto the Casino Social committee with full force! She was instrumental in securing key sponsorships for the event including Whim Hospitality and Kendra Scott. She was generous with her time, attending nearly every committee meeting and was always eager to help. She is a rock star and Casino Social wouldn’t have been the same without her support!” – Tricia T., Casino Social Committee Chair

    1. What brought you to Austin and how long have you been here?
      Work! I have been in Austin officially 7 years!
    2. How did you get connected to AYC?
      As a networking method in my new role.
    3. What are you involved with in AYC AND what is your favorite part of AYC?
      I was on the event committee for the Casino Social and loved seeking sponsorships and assisting with the design of the event.
    4. Where can we find you brunching in Austin on any given Saturday?
      Odd Duck – my husband and my all time favorite restaurant.
    5. If you could have any superpower, what would it be and what would you use it for?
      Time Travel! Large scale – I would love to go back and relive really great moments. Small scale – I would really like to go from hanging with my friends in Dallas to laying on my couch in Austin without a 3 hour commute.
    6. If you could have any celebrity live next door to you, who would it be?
      The Pioneer Woman!
    7. If you had guests visiting Austin for the weekend, where is the first place you would take them to show them a good time?
      Rainey Street
    8. If you played hooky for a day, where would we find you and what would you be doing?
      Either on my couch binging a great Netflix show or at the spa!
    9. When people ask you what you do for a living, what do you tell them?
      I tell them I am in sales in the Event Industry! Then, after most reply, “that must be so fun…” I go into more detail about my past as an event planner!
    10. What technology could you not live without?
      Cars and Airplanes! Everything else, I could live without if I had to!
    11. Who inspires you?
      Dani Austin – she has such a positive attitude and is gracious! Lots of others too but she’s someone I hear from every day and it’s usually very inspirational. (thanks insta-story!)
    12. What is your proudest accomplishment?
      Professionally – being recognized for my hard work as sales person of the quarter in my new sales role.
      Personally – finding my soulmate and marrying him on the most perfect day, EVER!
    13. If you couldn’t live in Austin, where would you want to live?
      London! I love London!
    14. I want to learn how to…?
      Mountain Bike and how to do hand calligraphy.
    15. Pick:
      Soup or Salad?
      Salad
      Indoors or Outdoors?  
      Indoors
      Winter or Summer?  
      Fall?
      Tea or Coffee?
      Iced Tea – but coffee in the morning
      Mountains or Beach?
      Both!
    16. Favorite Drink?
      La Croix (NA) or Mexican Martini
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