Meet Our Team - Portofino Island Resort



Jessica Jensen,
Director of Corporate Accounts & Special Events

A native of Gulf Shores, Ala., Jessica Jensen joined  the Portofino team in 2011 and serves as the resort’s director of sales and corporate accounts. A graduate of the University of West Florida, Jensen worked as a student coordinator for orientation with the university and as a project manager for Seville Quarter, a Pensacola entertainment landmark. Jensen was recognized as one of Pensacola’s Rising Stars in 2010 and was featured on Season 6 of Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance.” She enjoys volunteering for the Pensacola Little Theater, participating in triathlons, practicing yoga and anything that includes the outdoors.


Gabi Garrett,
Sales & Services Manager
Meetings | Special Events | Catering

Gabi moved to Pensacola in 2010 from Huntsville, Alabama and fell in love with our beautiful beaches and all Pensacola has to offer, she joined the Portofino team in 2016 and serves as the resort’s sales and service manager. A graduate of the University of West Florida, Gabi has led multiple projects in the area including Pensacola’s Downtown Mardi Gras Parade. Gabi is also a yoga teacher on the mat and in the aerial swings, and a Pilates mat apprentice. She serves as the Vice President of Public Relations for her toastmasters organization and is an avid volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. She loves all things people and is looking forward to working with you on your next event!


The success of your event is of utmost importance. Our event planning team is ready to help.

email: groups@portofinoisland.com | or call 888.974.0476.

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team