Meet Our Executive Team
Phillip Spiegel - Principal
Phillip is the visionary behind of The Conservatory @ One Sansome and the ajoining Holbrook House. Partnering with Prudential Real Estate Investors and the Barker Pacific Group to breathe new life into a longtime jewel of the San Francisco Financial District, One Sansome Street, this $25 million dollar renovation combines a one-of-a-kind event facility, a destination bar and restaurant, a full service business center, and a reimagined activation of a classic, public conservatory. Taken together, this project made good on a promise to be San Francisco's most anticipated hospitality opening of 2023 and a major step toward reinvigorating the recovering Financial District.
Spiegel, a 3rd-generation native San Franciscan with more than a decade of executive experience in in the upper echelon of San Francisco’s high-stakes hospitality industry, has a long tenure as the key business architect and driving operational force behind Merchants Exchange Productions, the entity responsible for iconic San Francisco properties including the Julia Morgan Ballroom, the Merchants Exchange Club and Credo Restaurant.
Vicki Tom - Director of Operations
Vicki is a skilled and accomplished professional in the dynamic field of hospitality. Born and raised in San Francisco, she has dedicated her entire career to working in the city, accumulating an impressive 28 years of experience. With a Bachelor's degree in Dietetics and a graduate certificate in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Vicki has honed her expertise in various roles within the food and beverage industry. She has successfully managed operations in formal dining rooms, casual bars, snack bars, and organized a wide range of private events, including weddings, social gatherings, and corporate functions. Recently, Vicki took on the role of Director of Operations at Please FiDi | the Conservatory at One Sansome, where she continues to bring her professionalism and expertise to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience for all.
Lillian Phan - Director of Sales
The unrivaled force behind experiential events and hospitality is the head of events + partnerships for The Conservatory at One Sansome. With a touch of sophistication and a flair for opulence, Lillian curates top vendors and customer experiences that redefine luxury. From rocking the small screen on the Food Network’s Chef Dynasty: House of Fang producing events to collaborating with top names like Chef Michael Mina of the Mina Group, she's making waves in San Francisco's culinary scene, launching and leading several new hospitality projects. Lillian—a philanthropic powerhouse and forever USC Trojan—has planned over 350 weddings, galas and special events and personally chaired high profile fundraisers for the American Red Cross, Ronald McDonald House and the Junior League of San Francisco. In her spare time, Lillian enjoys exploring San Francisco’s culinary scene and traveling with her husband Alec and their daughter Camellia.
Nick Cattaneo - Director of Client Engagement & Business Development
With over 15 years of experience in the Commercial Real Estate Marketing Industry and a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community, Nick has been the driving force in managing high-profile assets in the Bay Area. But what truly sets him apart is his unwavering passion for crafting experiences that ignite connections and foster a sense of community. Nick lives for the thrill of bringing people together through strategic partnerships and curating unforgettable events.
Throughout Nick Cattaneo's career, he has spearheaded marketing efforts for prestigious Bay Area brands such as Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco Ferry Building, Jack London Square, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. A versatile and skilled marketer, Nick excels in various domains including events, advertising, social media, PR, leadership, and project management.