Meet the Team

The Fairmont San Jose is pleased to introduce our professional team of wedding specialists who help brides-to-be transform their dreams into reality as they celebrate their marriage. With more than 25 years of experience, this dynamic team offers creative, thoughtful solutions that showcase the latest bridal trends for discerning brides.

  • George Patten has over 29 years experience in high end hotels and resorts, mastering his skills and expertise in catering your special day. He has been with The Fairmont San Jose for over 19 years and has mastered all types of ethnic weddings present in the Bay Area. 
  • Richard Harrington is a Professional Wedding Facility Coordinator. Member of the Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants since 2000 with over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Lesley Hallenbeck is a passionate wedding and meeting planner who joined The Fairmont San Jose team 2 years ago. Lesley carries with her 10 years of food and beverage experience and 5 years of wedding coordination. Lesley’s favorite part of her job is helping you with those special details and creative touches, making your special event one you will never forget! 
  • Glenn Comp, our Director of Catering, has coordinated special events for US Presidents, Heads of State and discriminating clients in major cities throughout the United States. With over 35 years of experience in the hospitality field, Glenn offers the expertise to create once in a lifetime experiences for his clients.