Meet The Ambassador Team


If you are looking to host an event, The Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center is the perfect destination for your event. We are a family-owned and operated business, and we take pride in our customer service. Our detail-oriented team makes every event perfect in order to exceed your expectations. We look forward to hearing from you!

Manuel (Manny) Morales

TITLE:  Executive Chef
PHONE:  (814) 464-4061(814) 464-4061
EMAIL:  ManuelM@visitscott.com

Manny started in the food service industry 24 years ago. He is a high-end food service banquet and catering chef. He has been with Scott Enterprises for 10 years and assumed the position of Executive Chef 5 years ago. Manny’s passion and love for cooking shows in the dishes he prepares. Manny has received various awards over his years and continues to raise the bar. Manny has loved working with The Ambassador since he walked in the door. He enjoys the closeness of the team and the friendly environment it provides. Manny possesses a true love and heart for cooking and it shows in every dish he prepares. Known for his creative and delicious menus for all the events The Ambassador hosts. There is no request Manny cannot provide for! In his free time, Manny enjoys fishing, spending time with his family and watching a great movie.

Carolyn Romanski

TITLE:  Catering Sales Manager
PHONE:  (814) 868-9582(814) 868-9582
EMAIL:  carolynr@visitscott.com

Carolyn Romanski was most recently an Administrative Assistant in Scott Enterprises Sales Office. She began her career with Scott Enterprises on the Hotel Operations side where she worked in the housekeeping and front office departments, and was a Manager on Duty at the Hilton Garden Inn, Courtyard by Marriott and the Residence Inn. She interned in Scott Enterprises Corporate Sales for 3 months where she discovered how much she truly enjoyed the sales atmosphere. Carolyn has her B.S. Degree in Resort Recreation and Hospitality Management with a Minor in Business Administration from Slippery Rock University. She loves working in the hospitality industry and comes prepared each day to deliver excellent customer service and to engage and learn from her coworkers. When she is not at work, she enjoys listening to music and spend time with family and friends.

Tom Jakobic

TITLE:  Director of Food & Beverage
PHONE:  (814) 868-9500 ext. 2902(814) 868-9500 ext. 2902
EMAIL:  TomJ@visitscott.com

Tom has been with Scott Enterprises for 8 years, and is currently the Director of Food & Beverage. Tom started as the Assistant F&B Manager at Splash Lagoon, then was promoted to the F&B Manager where he helped Splash Lagoon create record sales in 2013 and 2014. He was awarded “Operations Manager of the Year” by Scott Enterprises in 2014. Previous to Splash, he worked at Metz & Associates at Gannon University for 5 years. Tom is a graduate of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati where he was playing ice hockey for the Cincinnati Cobras Junior B Team. Before that, Tom attended Iroquois High School in Erie. Tom’s hockey career went to Pittsburgh, where he played for the Junior Pens before he came back to Erie and work at Gannon. Tom and his wife Danielle have three children, Mackenzie, Addison and Maxius.

Sean Stutzman

TITLE:  Convention Sales Manager
PHONE:  814.868.9500 ext. 2700814.868.9500 ext. 2700
EMAIL:  SeanS@VisitScott.com

Sean Stutzman is the Convention Sales Manager at The Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center and Scott Enterprises. He is a graduate of Slippery Rock University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Community Health Sciences and Epidemiology. He began his career in the Hospitality industry with White Lodging Services. There he gained valuable hotel and banquet sales experience over 4 years, and qualified for White Lodgings Chairman’s Club. Sean recently joined the Scott team and is excited to work with such a talented and professional team. When Sean is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter or spending time on the golf course.

Jade Comstock

TITLE:  Wedding and Social Events Manager
PHONE:  (814) 868-9552(814) 868-9552
EMAIL:  JadeC@visitscott.com

Jade Comstock is the Wedding & Social Events Manager at the Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center at Scott Enterprises. She is a graduate of Slippery Rock University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Resort, Recreation, and Hospitality Management. After college, Jade moved to Florida to develop her Hospitality Career planning events at multiple private clubs & resorts in Key Largo. She moved back to her hometown after a few years and started her career at Scott Enterprises as a Guest Services Supervisor at Splash Lagoon. Soon after, she was promoted to the sales office, and is excited to be back into the events side of the Hospitality world. When Jade is not at work, she is typically outside hiking or at the beach, and spending time with family and friends.


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