DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

ALYSSA PIZZURRO

Alyssa Pizzurro Portrait

Alyssa has spent over 7 years gaining experience in the Hospitality Industry. Prior to joining Thallo, she worked in Five Star, Five Diamond Hotels, graduated from Cornell’s Hotel School of Management, managed a Two-Michelin Star Restaurant and ran events in the Muesum of Modern Art. She then gained experience in Sales, Operations, Events and Networking through the fastest growing startup, WeWork. A tenacious but true people person, Alyssa has the ability to effectively communicate and negotiate based off of her experience in the industry. Her skillset has developed bespoke talents that enable her to craft a mutually beneficial outcome for both parties. As the Director of Business Development, she is passionate about building relationships, dedicating her time to others achieving their most favored outcome and innovating strategies. Alyssa believes in a culture of empowerment and gratitude and is grateful to be surrounded by team members who challenge her and share in her passion.       In her free time, you will find her volunteering, leading a women’s group, learning new concepts or in the kitchen where she enjoys cooking and building community. To stay balanced she loves going out dancing or swimming laps at the gym.  Alyssa loves hiking, spending time near or in the ocean, traveling to new places and sharing a glass of wine with friends and family. She was born and raised in Southern California, but spent the past 6 years on the east coast and was raised with a New Yorker mentality, she recently re-located to San Francisco to take on a new city and make more connections.

FAVORITE SMELL

The ocean breeze.

GREATEST PET PEEVES

Selfishness and pride.

COVETED SUPER POWER

To teleport anywhere in the world in an instance.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT

Toss-up between being on blind wine-tasting team or that I am allergic to chocolate.

BUCKET LIST

To live in Italy.