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 has gained extensive knowledge and appreciation for the nuances of the diplomatic market. 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 had the opportunity to welcome 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 been able to convene like-minded experts in specified verticle markets to collaborate and complement her skills. The expanded team's core competencies include site source and selection, logistics, revenue management, hotel management and custom branding. Additional services include transportation, security and procurement.