Director, Brand & Communications
vzelefsky@menkitigroup.com

As the Director of Brand and Communications for The Menkiti Group, it’s Victoria’s mission to spearhead the marketing and public relations initiatives for the enterprise. Prior to joining the company, Victoria was the Creative Director at ditial marketing agency, Kurv Agency, Director of Marketing for MenuTrinfo, and the Marketing Manager at Johns Hopkins University for Bon Appetit Management Company.  She is currently a member of the Forbes Communications Council where she appears often as a featured writer and communications expert, a contributing writer for Hotels.com for domestic and international travel destinations, a guest lecturer and public speaker specializing in social media marketing, and has had a robust freelance marketing and writing career working with companies across the globe. 

Victoria’s first role in marketing was with the Monte Restaurant Development Group as the head of marketing and advertising as well as the executive support for franchising efforts on behalf of their fast-casual concept, Squisito Pizza & Pasta. Prior to working in marketing, Victoria worked as an international tour guide for Euroadventures, a travel company based in Florence, Italy and was a producer, director, performer and manager for theaters and music schools in Colorado, New York City, Virginia, Maryland, Germany, and France.

As a classically trained opera singer, Victoria is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado and the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Today she continues to perform in Maryland with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Annapolis Opera, and makes regular appearances as the national anthem singer for the Baltimore Orioles. She currently resides with her husband and two cavapoos in Baltimore, Maryland.