Director of Hospitality
Alexa Tipton serves as the Director of Hospitality for Treystar. She manages The Foundry, a one-of-a-kind, 55,000-square-foot office and meeting facility located in downtown Kalamazoo's River's Edge neighborhood. In this role, Alexa executes a wide array of integral tasks, including overseeing daily operations, managing client relations, promoting, scheduling and facilitating meetings/events, audio/visual training, and more. In addition, Alexa also oversees and assists with the special events department at Revel and Roll West located in the University Commons shopping center.
A graduate of the Italian Culinary Institute in Calabria, Italy, Alexa previously worked at Greenleaf Hospitality Group, managing three successful restaurants in Kalamazoo's Radisson Plaza Hotel: Webster's Prime, Zazios and Burdick's. Hospitality is in Alexa's blood, and she looks forward to being part of the Treystar family, building upon her past experience and taking The Foundry to exceptional heights. Alexa enjoys cooking, everything in the world of wine and exploring new restaurants, collecting and spinning vinyl, and hanging with her two cats.