NEW YORK, April 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Work Better, a leading network of workspaces designed to inspire, enable and connect global entrepreneurs, innovators and positive-change makers, announced today the appointment of Mathew Pelliccia as its new Director of Operations.
In his new role, Mr. Pelliccia will be responsible for identifying areas of operational growth and implementing process improvements. He will oversee the day-to-day strategic planning and program management around facilities services, including the advancement of portfolio offerings for respective Work Better sites; innovative technology initiatives; special event enhancements; employee development; as well as building other functional areas of the business. Mr. Pelliccia will focus on ensuring that the right people, practices and systems/tools are in place for the organization’s overall efficiency and success.
Mr. Pelliccia comes to Work Better with extensive experience in and knowledge of the services space. Prior to joining Work Better, he held a number of management positions in the financial services and hospitality sectors, including most recently as Manager of Administration/Events at a leading global investment management company in New York City. Previously, Mr. Pelliccia held two positions (Assistant Hospitality Manager and Manager of Administrative Services) at Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund. He also served as a consultant and general manager for the 2008/2010 Olympic Games and was responsible for the staff and execution of all events at The USA House for the United States Olympic Committee. Before that, his roles included Assistant Operations Manager at the Lotos Club, one of the oldest literary clubs in the U.S. and Special Events Supervisor at the renowned Tribeca Grill, considered one of New York City’s downtown restaurant landmarks.
“We are delighted that Mathew has joined our senior management team. He brings a wealth of industry experience to the Work Better organization, alongside proven leadership capabilities, and I’m confident that he will play a crucial part in supporting and accelerating our strategic growth plans,” commented Harsh Mehta, Work Better’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
“I’m eager to take on the new opportunities as a member of the Work Better team. With significant growth in the workspace market it’s an exciting time and I look forward to making my contributions as the Company evolves,” said Mr. Pelliccia. “My focus is to ensure Work Better meets or exceeds the needs of all our members and further strengthen our position as the partner of choice to the market and beyond.”
Mr. Mehta further stated, “With the recent additions to our operations and marketing branches, we are well-positioned to execute our strategic goals and fulfill our members’ expectations. This is truly an exciting time for the Company and I look forward to sharing more on our progress in the coming months.”
About Work Better
Work Better operates work environments that inspire, enable and connect the global community of entrepreneurs, innovators and positive-change makers. Since 2003, Work Better’s network of progressive workspaces, technology and services has empowered more than 8,000 members to work smarter, happier and freer through its six collaborative locations in New York and Chicago. For more information, visit WorkBetter.us. Like us on our Facebook page at Work Better or tweet us at @Work_Better.
Company Contact: Eric Wolf Chief Marketing Officer, Work Better Email: EWolf@workbetter.us Media Contacts: Glenn Wiener and Dionne Manchester GW Communications for Work Better Tel: 212-786-6011 / 212-786-6068 Email: GWiener@GWCco.com / Dionne@GWCco.com
Source: Work Better