Meet the Sales Team
Diane Forester - Director of Sales
Diane has been a full-time resident in the Mad River Valley since 2007 after relocating from Massachusetts with her family. She is currently the Director of Sales and oversees group, conference, wedding and social event sales in addition to leisure/vacation and multiple pass products sales. Prior to joining Sugarbush she spent five years in the lodging industry in Stowe, Vermont. Diane has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality and travel industries within the greater Boston area including The Charles Hotel, Sheraton World Headquarters and American Express.
Jen Schonder - Resort Sales Manager
Since graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Marketing & Finance, Jen moved to the Mad River Valley to begin her 15 + year career at Sugarbush Resort. She assumes the role of managing our International Tour business, day group and College Season pass sales. She also sells Allyn’s Lodge Dinners and is the Advertising Manager for the Sugarbush Magazine. In 2018, Jen was certified as a Travel Industry Specialist.
Jen lives in the Mad River Valley with her husband Rob, the Director of Golf, Season Pass and Ticket Sales here at Sugarbush and their two young daughters, Addie Mae & Emma. She is a Vermont native and loves getting outside and spending time with her family.
Abigail (Abby) Liddle - Assistant Director of Catering and Events
Abby is originally from the Catskill Mountains of New York where she grew up on a small farm that is still in operation today. Her family’s farm is where she discovered her love for events by working simultaneously for a catering/food truck company and a wedding planning business. Through her experience she has been able to learn and perfected how to produce a successful event in any type environment, all while adding creativity to reflect the visions of her clients. She has also worked for a regional restaurant group in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she learned to love pimento cheese and embrace the word “ya’ll”.
Abby relocated to Vermont in 2018 and enjoys all that it has to offer, from its amazing ski resorts to incredible hiking trails. She joined the Sugarbush Team in June of 2019 and instantly found her “home” here at the Resort.
Molly Quinn - Tour, Group & Conference Sales Manager
A Vermont Native, and a graduate of Syracuse University, Molly joined the Sugarbush Team as the Tour, Group & Conference Sales Manager in May of 2019. With extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry, she is responsible for business development within the corporate, tour and group market segments. She has worked with organizations throughout the state of Vermont, in New England and internationally to develop new business opportunities and maintain existing partnerships. Her commitment and passion for this resort shows in the work that she does and the relationships she has made both internally and externally. As a member of MPI (Meeting Professionals International) New England, she is working towards becoming a Certified Meeting Planner to better assist her clients moving forward. She is passionate about what she does and loves seeing her client’s programs and events come to fruition.
Aside from her job, Molly and her fiancé reside in Waterbury Vermont with their cat, Luna. Her passions include singing, skiing, exploring the great outdoors with her family, and a slight obsession for the New England Patriots.