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Member Spotlight: Monica Plut

Monica PlutThis month’s Member Spotlight is Monica Plut.  Monica has been a member of BTMA since 2015. She is the BTMA Vice President of Membership as well as the Business Transient Sales Manager at the Hyatt Regency Lexington Downtown.

What prompted you to join BTMA?
It was recommended to me by a co-worker.

How has your BTMA membership benefited you?
Not being a Kentucky native, BTMA has connected me to many fantastic people in the Tourism Industry and taught me all about tourism in Lexington and the Bluegrass region!

In your opinion, what is a “must see” or “must do” for a tourist visiting the Bluegrass?
Keeneland Racetrack and the horse races!

Tell us about your morning ritual.
Morning spin class at 5:45 at the YMCA 3 times a week, shower, get dressed, make a morning protein shake, head to work!

What are your personal hobbies or volunteer activities?
I am the Head Lacrosse Coach at Woodford County High School. I am also a certified US Lacrosse Coaching Development Trainer.

What is your personal philosophy or mantra?
Life is only as good as your mindset!

Tell us something that might surprise us about you.
I was born outside of Toronto, Canada.

What is something you can’t live without?
My black cat, Meghan.

How do you define success?
Never giving up. Waking up everyday with new goals written down and taking on the day!