Candy Fuzesy

Vice President of Team and Venue Partnerships
Suite Experience Group

Candy Fuzesy graduated from Minnesota State Mankato in 2006 and received a management internship with Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Upon completing her internship, Fuzesy continued on full-time as a Restaurant Guest Service Manager at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa and Disney's Hollywood Studios.

In 2010, Fuzesy helped open the new Hilton Orlando as a Multi-Outlet Food and Beverage Manager. During her tenure there, Hilton Orlando won the prestigious "Connie" award three years in a row as the number one Hilton in the Americas. Fuzesy was then promoted to Assistant General Manager of the Cincinnati Airport Marriott and continued on to General Manager of the Residence Inn at the Phelps in downtown Cincinnati. During Fuzesy's tenure as GM, the Residence Inn took the top spot on Trip Advisor as the No. 1 hotel in Cincinnati and was categorised a “Marriott Platinum Hotel” for being in the top 5% in the country for overall guest service scores. 

Candy joined the Minnesota Vikings in 2016 as the Director of Premium Seating Services and Operations. Her small team of three led all premium contractual obligations and the premium experience for 135 luxury suites and the gameday experience for seven clubs.

Candy spent six seasons with the Vikings and joined Suite Experience Group in 2022 as their Vice President of Team and Venue Partnerships. 

Candy and her husband, Rick, co-own their interior painting/cabinet refinishing company called Painter Rick. They live in Prior Lake, MN, with their two children; Cooper (8), Teddy Jo (4) and two Corgis, Thora and Otto.



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