John Meadow/LDV Hospitality
John is the founder of LDV Hospitality, which includes Corso Coffee, now open in Buckhead Atlanta, plus two additional restaurants opening this Spring. Focused on concept business development, John drives the creative process for the company, envisioning restaurants and bringing them to life.
David Abes/LDV Hospitality
Regional Director of Operations
Regional Director of operations for LDV Hospitality in Atlanta. Corso, American Cut and an Italian restaurant. Previous director of operations for 14 years for here to serve restaurants.
Robert Lowe/Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta
Robert Lowe is General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta. He is responsible for the executive management and operations for the 127-room hotel situated in the prestigious Buckhead
neighborhood, which opened on May 1, 2012.
Mr. Lowe is a veteran hotelier with over 25 years of hospitality industry experience including 13 years with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. He joined Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco in
1999 as Director of Sales and Marketing and later moved into Operations as Resident Manager in 2005. In 2007, he moved to Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC in the capacity of Resident
Manager. Since 2010, Robert has held the position of Hotel Manager at Mandarin Oriental, New York. Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental, Mr. Lowe held various management positions with
A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mr. Lowe is bilingual in English and Spanish. He studied Hotel and Restaurant Management in the U.K. and holds a Bachelors Degree from Slough
Polytechnic in Berks, England.
Sarah Kathryn Smith/One on One Matchmaking
Sarah Kathryn Smith, a 16 year veteran of the dating industry, is one of the most respected names in matchmaking. Sarah Kathryn has been profiled as an authority on relationships and
singles issues by The Wall Street Journal, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, and many others. And, her expertise has led to more than 200 marriages and serious
relationships. A stickler for excellence member service, Sarah Kathryn is personally involved with every One on One Matchmaking client.