Kirsten Dimond is Vice President and General Manager of Sands Expo & Convention Center. She has served in various roles with Las Vegas Sands Corp. for the past fourteen years. In 2003, she joined the company as the Director of Hotel Operations and within two years was promoted to Vice President of Hotel Operations. In this capacity, she was part of the opening of the Venezia Tower (2003), The Venetian Macao (2007), and The Palazzo (2008). At the end of 2014, she was appointed Vice President of Operations for Sands Expo & Convention Center. Kirsten began her career with an apprenticeship and hotel college in Germany. She then moved to London, where she worked at The Savoy Hotel. After four years, she joined The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in Boston; during her time there she became part of the corporate leadership team as Director of Quality, where she took a main role in achieving the prestigious Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) for the company in 1999. After this, she took Rooms Executive leadership roles in their properties in Sydney, Australia; Seoul, South Korea; and San Juan, Puerto Rico, before returning to Boston to open the Ritz-Carlton Boston Common and re-open the Ritz-Carlton Boston. Kirsten is a life member of the Savoy Gastronomes (Worldwide Hospitality Association), a founding member of La Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs (San Juan chapter), and served as a Board Member of the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association.