Magen Pastor is an experienced business marketing executive, passionate about connecting individuals together for a shared purpose.
Previously, Magen focused on opening the JW Marriott brand into the Downtown Houston market. Magen focused on innovative, collaborative partnerships between The JW Marriott Houston Downtown and Houston locals in order to revitalize downtown Houston. Throughout her four years with Marriott, Magen organized partnerships with Love Wins Texas Weddings (at #LoveisLoveHOU) to host a “Love is Love” seminar at the Marriott (2017) , produced the JW Marriot Houston Downtown Street Chic Gala (2015) which commissioned a famous local artist to paint murals on the exterior of the JW Marriott, produced and hosted Women in Power (2014) and a Pet Fashion Show (2016) which led her ingenious idea of adopting a rescue pug to become the Pet Director of the hotel, notably the first Pet Director in the Marriott Brand and in Houston.
Magen’s commitment to cultivating ties among Houston’s varied communities extends beyond her work , as her nominations for the Aga Khan Emissary Award (2016), the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year (2015), Houston Influencer (Houston Modern Luxury Magazine 2014) and Style Setter (Houstonia Magazine 2014) can attest.
In her spare time, such as it is, Magen juggles the responsibilities of being a twin mom to 11-year-old supernovas and brand manager for their site The Stylish Twins. She is also the brand manager for Vivian Pastor Art and Laura Goodson Art. In 2017, Magen helped launch the Social Mama App into beta, which is the first mom networking app for the iPhone age, designed to organically match entrepreneur *mamas together for creative collaborations in business and life.
"Connecting is the ability to create a bridge of inspiration from one person to the next "