Ambassador of the Month: Chelsea Ropes

Chelsea Ropes
Company: Hyatt and White Lodging
Title: Operations Manager


How did you get to Austin?

I moved to Austin from Florida right out of college for a job with Hyatt.

Why did you join the AYC?

To meet people and get involved in the city.

What is your favorite lunch spot?

The leaf on 2nd. Love that place and also the people who work there!

If you could have any super power, what would it be and what would you use it for?

If I could have any super power, I would want to be able to transport anywhere by simply snapping my fingers. I would use this to travel the world.

If you could have any celebrity live next door to you, who would it be?

Easy. Ellen Degeneres. She is hilarious. I can only imagine living next door to her…

What are your top 3 things to do/see in Austin?

Top 3 things I still have not done would be 1)See Kevin Fowler in concert 2) 2-step at Broken Spoke. 3) Run a half marathon.

If you played hooky for a day, where would we find you?

Townlake dog park with my furry friend

When people ask you what you do for a living, what do you tell them?

That my family owns a pencil factory and I make #2 pencil erasers for a living…

What do you think is the best invention in the past 50 years?

the snuggie

Who was your first Facebook friend?

Mark Zuckerberg

If you couldn’t live in Austin, where would you want to live?

Portland, because it’s like Austin

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