Meet the Team


 
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Gregg Jackowitz

director of sales & Marketing 

Gregg has spent his career growing a wide-range of companies, from start-up's to ones on the Fortune 500 list. From early in his career Gregg has deep roots in business development and structuring processes that grow with each companies needs. He has spent time in Financial services and on the management team of 2 start-ups both which were acquired. Following his entrepreneurial spirit Gregg is the founder of PaidEasy, a venture backed start-up that was acquired in mid 2017. Gregg joins the team with experience in both growing and leading businesses for scalable success.

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Richie Cardona

Venue operations Manager

Richie currently serves as the Venue Operations Manager for The Mezzanine. Richie’s start in the hospitality industry can be traced back to his childhood, influenced by his celebrity chef father, Ricardo Cardona. Having most recently headed operations at SPiN, McCarren Hotel & Pool, and Cantina Rooftop, Richie's responsibilities included oversight of all food and beverage outlets, events management and lounge services, staffing, cost control, menu creation, and implementation of standard operating procedures. He also provided off-site planning and execution services for corporate and social events. 

Having worked previously in partner & event planer roles at Cardona Catering & Restaurant Consulting Group, Richie has worked with celebrities such as Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Preston Bailey, Tyler Florence, The New York Yankees, and many others.