Metis, LLC was founded in 2012 by Shirin Kooros through a passion to create a multi-dimensional community providing unparalleled services within the diplomatic and hospitality industries.
Over the course of her 25 year career, Shirin gained extensive knowledge and appreciation of both the hotel industry and the nuances of high-level delegations. As Director of Protocol and Director of Diplomatic Sales at the landmark Willard InterContinental and Watergate Hotels, Shirin developed a close relationship with the diplomatic and international communities and has h welcomed over one hundred head of state visits and countless ministerial visits during her career. Additionally, through her keen appreciation for the logistics behind similar high-level events, Shirin successfully spearheaded the hotel-level marketing, planning and execution of five presidential inaugurations and a dozen International Monetary Fund meetings.
Beyond her particular passion, through Metis, LLC Shirin has convened like-minded experts in specific markets to collaborate and complement her skills. The expanded team's core competencies include site source and selection and travel in key cities domestically and internationally, logistics, revenue management and hotel management. Most recently, Metis, LLC has partnered with two new entities to continue to expand its comprehensive services.
LR Paris, a top of the line, custom branding firm will now provide clients access to seasoned experts in product, creative and branding solutions.