Trish started her career in the financial field which changed when she joined the Southern Sun Group of Hotels. Establishing herself in the Sales team and later moved across to the international Marketing and Sales team.
In 1995, she married a Capetonian and moved to Cape Town. She joined the Cape Sun Inter-Continental team where she worked with Michael. During her time she played an instrumental part in rebranding the hotel. During this rebrand she found herself heading up the external catering contracts for the Southern Sun Group. Her dedication to projects saw her head the Southern Sun / Nederburg Contract which lead to her opening of her own event company, specializing in the larger events. Ten years later she was asked to assist the WP Cricket Club with their events, which she did for 2 years, before Michael convinced her to join him at the Taj Cape Town.
With 27 years in the hospitality industry she joined Valor Hospitality Africa as part of the business development and support role for the partners.