Meet the Staff

Our cheerful, service-oriented staff is always here to serve your needs.


    Donna Binstein | Conference Services Manager

      For meshing all the critical details that go into staging a successful
     group event, Donna makes it all possible. From initial contact,
     to detail planning, to the day of your program, to invoicing and payment,
     Donna is your event coordination expert, and single contact solution.






    Deana Pagnozzi | Director

      Steering a mission that channels the Rutgers standards of excellence
     into high quality overnight and meeting experiences, Deana sets the course
     that guests, the University, and the community expect. Advancing
     Inn facilities and guests services, collaborating campus department
     accommodations, and operating with a keen eye on fiscal responsibility,
     Deana leads the big picture in making the Inn an impressionable
     part of your Rutgers experience.





    Maria Panlilio | Operations Manager

      Like a symphony conductor orchestrating an outstanding performance,
     Maria is our chief of the day-to-day. Leader, supervisor and fine-tuner,
     Maria integrates people and facilities to seamlessly impart a memorable,
     and meaningful experience with each guest, on every visit.
     Including your time with us now.






    James West | Custodial Group Leader

      When things need to be done within our facilities to
     ensure exceptional guest experiences, James is our go-to.
     From in-room maintenance, to conference set up and technology,
     James is your staff member who will handle what you need.






    Tiffany Lorincz | Supervisor, Weekends and Evenings

     There’s a knack for successfully working with student staff members,
     part-time employees, and overseeing events to ensure they
     run smoothly. At the Inn, Tiffany is our support champion.
     She’s there when you need her.






    Janet O’Beirne | Guest Relations Agent

      A natural for delivering customer expectations, Janet brings a passion
     that ensures every guest enjoys their time with us. Whether you’re here
     for overnight accommodations, or hosting a single or multi-day
     conference, Janet is your lead to an exceptional Inn experience.






    Gary O'Brien | Part Time Supervisor

      Great teams have that go-to person that provides the supervisory
     cover to keep staff, guests and events on course during non-standard hours.
     Gary fills that role at the Inn, helping ensure the Inn experience
     is one guests will choose to repeat many times over.









Student Residence Coordinators

Senior and graduate level students having leadership experience with strong interpersonal, critical thinking and communication skills. Welcomes guests to the front desk and provides guest and conference assistance during non-business hours.


    Navira Ali

     Hometown: Woodbridge, NJ
     Native language: Urdu
     Home last: Summer

     Economics and Marketing
     Graduate: 2021

     Apple or PC: PC
     Starbucks or Dunkin: Starbucks



    Dominique Morabito

     Hometown: Haines City, FL
     Native language: English
     Home last: February 2019

     Public Health
     Graduate: May 2020

     Apple or PC: PC
     Starbucks or Dunkin: BOTH!



    Hania Ajmal

     Hometown: Piscataway, NJ
     Native language: English/Urdu
     Home last: Recently

     Chemical Engineering
     Graduate: 2020

     Apple or PC: PC
     Starbucks or Dunkin: Starbucks



    Jin Kim

     Hometown: Edison, NJ
     Native language: English/Korean
     Home last: Recently

     Computer Science
     Graduate: Fall 2020

     Apple or PC: Apple
     Starbucks or Dunkin: Starbucks



    Russell Rosal

     Hometown: Ocean Township, NJ
     Native language: Tagalog (Philippines)
     Home last: December 18

     Communication/Business Entrepreneurship
     Graduate: Fall 2020

     Apple or PC: Apple
     Starbucks or Dunkin: Starbucks