Gianna Duda

Hi there! My name is Gianna. I'm a 21 year-old, native Washingtonian, who is currently a senior in the S.C. Johnson College of Business at Cornell University. 




Gurney’s Montauk Resort And Seawater Spa, Montauk, NY

Food and Beverage Management Internship, May 2017-August 2017

  • Managed daily sales reports, tips, payroll, and the floor for Scarpetta Beach and Regent Firepit.
  • Developed banquets and private events.
  • Generated and implemented new baseline ideas for the Regent Firepit including updated website descriptions, design within the venue, and operational qualities.

SoulCycle, Washington D.C.

Front Desk Staff, May 2016–August 2016

  • Connected with clients and influencers daily via phone, email, and in-person and prioritized high level customer service in a luxury market.
  • Completed daily studio tasks and projects such as marketing initiatives and campaigns, such as Turn It Up 20 and Warrior Week.

CustomInk, Fairfax, VA

Creative Team Internship, April–May 2015

  • Engaged in wide-ranging departments across a fast-growing business including merchandising, technology, retail, ecommerce, advertising/marketing, and graphic design.
  • Active participation in the marketing department by getting involved in creating public relations strategies, assisting direction for photo shoots, and completing pre/post production for advertisements.
  • Managed analytics for upcoming projects, such as team-based workshops to justify the company’s next business decisions.

ThinkFood Group By José Andrés, Washington D.C.

Events Internship, June-August 2014

  • On-site marketing and restaurant management at America Eats Tavern. Reached out to potential contacts and assisted in the formation of advertisements and social media campaigns.
  • Developed event details and tactics for guests and media.
  • Learned and refined skills in restaurant positions such as hosting, serving, bartending, and event planning.

United States Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Washington D.C.

Press & Communications Internship, September 2013-May 2014

  • Served in the press office with social media campaigns, television/radio and print interviews, and press releases.
  • Attended hearings and briefings and as a result, assisted in researching and drafting for legislation.


B.S. Hotel Administration
Cornell University, S.C. Johnson College of Business
Expected Graduation: May 2019

Skills & Languages

Team Player

Quick to Learn & Adapt

Commitment to Meaningful Accomplishment

Passion for Creativity & Development

Eye for Design

Focus on Strategy Planning & Deliberation

Creative & Efficient Problem Solving

English | Fluent

Spanish | Fluent

French | Conversant

Mandarin | Basic