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 About Me

I was born and raised in beautiful San Antonio, and I've been lucky to call it home for 45 years. I've spent most of my professional life right in downtown San Antonio, along the iconic river walk. It's where my love for event planning grew over the past 20 years.


As I got more serious about my work, I found a passion for sales and marketing, which opened up new opportunities and helped me grow both personally and professionally.


I later jumped back into the world of hotels and lodging, reigniting my love for the industry. Over the years, I've been part of the success of our Conventions and Tourism market.


This has given me the amazing chance to organize special events for lots of big Fortune 500 companies, and take care of VIPs like sports stars, musicians, and celebrities, as well as all the visitors and locals who've come through our doors.


I've been lucky to work with some amazing people in the food and beverage/hospitality industry. We've put in a lot of hard work, sharing our skills and knowledge, which has really helped me get better at what I do. Life's always changing, and I'm excited about what the next 20 years will bring.

I'm looking forward to growing personally and seizing new opportunities. Let's make connections, share what we're good at, and go on this journey of growth and success together. We can do great things!



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Company Partnerships

Three decades in the making

About Tony Baker : CV

05/2021 – Present

Saferide Health – Customer Service Representative - Medicaid Provider Research and Verification - Bad Address Live Support Team Chat - GPS Address Mapping (Research/Revision request) - Prevention & Control Specialists

12/2017 – 05/2021

Pesto Ristorante (Olmos Park / Downtown)
Restaurant Consultant – Catering Manager – Front of House Manager

04/2017 – 11/2018

Maggie & Company Real Estate LLC – Keller Williams Cityview
Broker Assistant and Office Manager

04/2015 – 01/2017

Hotel Contessa Suites on the Riverwalk – Benchmark Hospitality
Front Desk Agent – Hotel Manager on Duty – Catering & Banquet Manager

05/2001 – 04/2015

Paesanos Restaurant Group
(Paesanos Riverwalk / Rio–Rio Cantina / Zuni Grill / Charlie Wants a Burger)
Assistant to Director of Catering – Catering Manager – Senior Catering Manager - Banquet Facilities Manager – Assistant General Manager

04/1999 – 05/2001

Hyatt Regency Riverwalk
PBX Operator – Sales Executive Assistant – Catering Executive Assistant

09/1995 – 05/1999

QVC Incorporated
Order Entry – Product Information – Customer Service

09/1994 – 04/1996

West Telemarketing
Inbound Data Entry Operator

Accolades

  • Hotel Contessa Manager of the Quarter – 4th Quarter 2015


  • Tony Baker “The Book” – Retirement Peruses commemorative book created by Paesanos Restaurant Group - 2012


  • Certificate of Appreciation Award from the Department of Defense - May 2010

  • 1st Catering Manager with the highest catering event revenue sold at all three Riverwalk locations - 2008


  • San Antonio Business Journals Highest Yearly Catering Sales and Revenue 2008


  • San Antonio Business Journals Highest Yearly Catering Sales and Revenue 2007


  • San Antonio Business Journals Highest Yearly Catering Sales and Revenue 2006

  • “Whose Wedding is it Anyway” Television Series Season 3 Episode 5 – 06/27/2005


  • Published in San Antonio Business Journal:  CLICK LINK ---->  

    http://sanantonio.bizjournals.com/sanantonio/stories/2004/09/06/focus5.html


  • Published Article Wedding Reception event in San Antonio Wedding Guide


  • Hyatt Sprit Team Member 4 occasions


  • Hyatt Regency Gold Key Recipient 9 occasions  

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