Paradies Welcomes New Vice President of Development

Paradies Welcomes New Vice President of Development

Industry Veteran Renee Tedesco Joins Airport Concessions Leader

Atlanta-based Paradies, the most highly-awarded airport concessionaire in the United States, announces the hiring of Renee Tedesco to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Business Development.

Ms. Tedesco has a solid background within airport properties and concessions and is well known for her outstanding ability to build and develop collaborative relationships with airport directors, brand partners and stakeholders. She will help lead Paradies’ business development and client retention efforts within the concessions categories of food and beverage, specialty retail, and news and gift.

With more than 20 years of experience with airports, Tedesco spent the past six years as Vice President of Business Development for HMS Host where she managed as many as 23 airports. In addition to airport concessions, Rene’s employment history includes 17 years with Alamo and National Car Rental where she ultimately held the position of Vice President of Properties and Airport Relations.  Prior to entering the airport industry, Rene spent four years with KPMG where she worked as a Corporate Tax Analyst.

“We are very excited to add Renee to our strong and growing business development team and look forward to utilizing her well-rounded experience, extensive connections and industry knowledge,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO of Paradies. “Renee’s innate skill at developing and maintaining favorable airport contracts greatly complements her passion and keen ability for building lasting client relationships.”