Houston/CityCentre Norris Team

Teresa Sims, General Manager, Norris Centers Houston/CityCentre

Teresa Sims
Regional General Manager – CityCentre

Teresa joined Norris Centers as General Manager of our CityCentre venue in April, 2015. She brings significant experience in hospitality, lodging and conference centers. In April of 2016, Teresa was promoted to a Regional General Managers position, overseeing both Norris locations in Houston. With 20-plus years of consistent success in the industry, Teresa has developed and led teams in all facets of operations, sales, marketing and customer service. Previously, Teresa was the General Manager of the Hyatt North Houston. Teresa is skilled in budget planning, conference facility management, human resources, and the delivery of outstanding levels of service.

Javier Chavez, Asst General Manager, Houston/CityCentre

Javier Chavez
Assistant General Manager – CityCentre

Javier is the Assistant General Manager for Norris Conference Centers – Houston/CityCentre since 2014. Javier has an Honorable Discharge from the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman attached to Fleet Marine Force and deployed with 26th Marine Expedition Unit onboard the USS Nassau. In addition, he worked for Aramark Corp. for 8 years moving up ranks from Catering Captain at the University of Houston Conrad Hilton to later becoming the Catering Manager Premium Services at Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros. Javier is a Native Houstonian, he currently resides in Katy Texas , with his wife and 2 year old daughter.

Hannah Brinkley, Event Service Manager, Norris Centers Houston/CityCentre

Hannah Brinkley
Event Service Manager – CityCentre

Hannah joined the Norris Center team in February of 2015. She started out as our front office manager in our City Centre location. Showing her outstanding work ethic, Hannah was promoted to Event Service Manager in November of 2016. She has a strong, hard-working attitude and has brought pleasure to every one of our customers.

Colleen Peck, Sales Manager, Norris Centers Houston/CityCentre

Colleen Peck
Sales Manager – CityCentre

Colleen joined Norris Conference Centers as Corporate Sales Manager of our CityCentre venue in August 2017.
She has experience in the resort lodging and hospitality industry.  With years of consistent success,
Colleen is a confident professional who is proactive, adaptable conscience person with a can do attitude.
Previously Colleen was the VIP Sales Coordinator for the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs and where she delivered first-class service for both internal and external guests.
Marianne Bae, Account and Social Manager at Norris Centers Houston/CityCentre

Marianne Bae
Account & Social Manager

Marianne joined on with Norris Centers in January 2019, and has since been enjoying her new role as SMERF Sales Manager for the CityCentre venue. Marianne’s caring personality, resourcefulness, and her natural ability to listen to others are just a few of the reasons why many of our clients enjoy working with her on a regular basis. Prior to joining Norris, Marianne worked primarily in healthcare, where she earned over 15 years of experience in both servicing and management. Client Satisfaction has always been one of Marianne’s top priorities, and because of this, she sets high standards for herself in the level of service she provides. In addition to working, Marianne also enjoys painting, running with her dog, and spending time with her husband, friends, and family.

Aleigha Talyor, Office Manager for Norris Centers, Houston CityCentre

Aleigha Talyor
Office Manager

Aleigha Taylor joined the Norris Conference Centers in February 2018 as the Office Manager for the Houston CityCentre location. She is a proud Houston
native and enjoys reading, dancing, and spending time with her family. Ms. Taylor brings over eight years of Hospitality and Office Administration
experience. Passion for service and an exuberant personality are hallmarks of Ms. Taylor’s work ethic. Ms. Taylor is excited to join the Norris
Conference Centers family.

Luis Rivas, Banquet Captain, Norris Centers, Houston CityCentre

Luis Edgardo Rivas
Banquet Captain – AM

Luis Edgardo Rivas attended Elementary and Middle School  in El Salvador. Luis moved to the United States at the age of 16 and Graduated from Madison High School.  Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management  from Houston Community College.  Luis has been in the Food/ Beverage industry for the past 38 years.  He started as a Dishwasher in the Shamrock Hilton as a Dishwasher  and works his way up to busser, server  and Dining Room Captain.  Luis has worked for Hilton, Four Seasons, Marriott, Norwegian Cruise Line and Assistant Banquet Manger NRG Stadium and Suite Attendant Minute Maid Park.  Luis has worked for Norris Conference Center for the past 5 years as Banquet Captain and makes sure that function run in a smoothly manner.  Luis Hobbies consist of Reading the Bible and also the The Book of Mormon.

Mariana Villescaz, Banquet Captain, Norris Centers, Houston CityCentre

Mariana Villescaz
Banquet Captain

Bio to come

Bryan Henriquez, Banquet Captain, Norris Centers Houston/CityCentre

Bryan Henriquez
Banquet Captain

Bryan has a Associates of Arts Degree and has a Real Estate License.  Bryan has been with Norris Conference Center for the past 4 years.  Started as House Man to Server  Bryan was promoted to Banquet Captain and recently Bryan has also become Offsite Catering  Supervisor for Catering by Norris.  Bryan feel like every day is a new experience.  He always finds himself with the new challenges but makes sure to make it happen for the clients.  Bryan always puts Customer first and leads by Core Values.  Bryan is a proud father of Adline Alexis Henriquez born November 27, 2018.  Bryan enjoys playing guitar for the Worship Team at Focus Church of Katy.

Jose Cuc, Event Server, Norris Centers, Houston CityCentre

Jose Cuc
Event Server

He attended Elementary School, High School and Graduated as a teacher in Guatemala.  Jose has been with Norris Conference Center , City Center for the past 5 years.  Jose has grown with the company, started has Houseman, Server and has learned the skills of AV Technician. Jose  enjoys his job, dealing with the client making sure that they have a wonderful experience.

Irma Cruz, Event Server, Norris Centers, Houston CityCentre

Irma Cruz
Event Server

Educated in Nayarit, Mexico.  Irma has worked for Norris Conference Center, City Center for the past 8 years.  Started as Housekeeper and later promoted to server.  Irma makes sure that the venue is clean and makes sure the client enjoys their visit .  Irma is a single mother of 4 Children.  2 Boys and 2 Girls.  Like to spend time with her family on her days off.

David Perez, Event Server, Norris Centers Houston/CityCentre

David Perez
Event Server

Educated in Guatmala from Elementary to High School.  David has been with Norris Conference Center for the past 5 years.  David works as a House Man making sure that all rooms are set to event specifications and that the venue stays in order and clean.  David is Married and has 3 Children, 2 boys and 1 girl.  David like to play his Guitar for his Church on his time off.

Dmitriy Rudnev, Event Server, Norris Centers, Houston CityCentre

Dmitriy Rudnev
Event Server

Dimitry has Graduated from High School and is working on his Degree in Information Technology.  Dimitry has started this past year as Houseman and has been successful team member with positive  outlook and treats everyone with much respect.  On his time off he tries to learn as much as possible about Information Technology.

Antolina Nieto, Event Server, Norris Centers, Houston CityCentre

Antolina Nieto
Event Server

Bio to come

Maria , Event Server, Norris Centers, Houston CityCentre

Event Server

Bio to come