A roundup of US hires, promotions
 
A roundup of US hires, promotions
14 MARCH 2019 7:21 AM

In this roundup: Choice promotes vice president; new GMs in Houston and San Francisco; and more.

Hotel News Now twice a month features a roundup of new hires and promotions in the hotel industry for U.S.-based positions. To be included in the next roundup, email HNN’s Dan Kubacki

Executives

Sireesha Kunduri, VP of engineering for distribution and revenue management, Choice Hotels International
7 March 2019
Promotion

Eric Gavin, chief sales officer, Benchmark
6 March 2019
Promotion

Talene Lanuza Staab, global head of Tru by Hilton, Hilton
5 March 2019
Promotion

 
GMs

Pinal Patel, GM of AC Hotel Houston Downtown; Houston
12 March 2019
New hire

Gabor L. Vida, managing director, Rosewood Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.
12 March 2019
New hire

Marissa Maguire, GM of AC Hotel & Residence Inn at Frisco Station; Frisco, Texas
7 March 2019
New hire

Marc Choplick, GM of BEI San Francisco; San Francisco
5 March 2019
New hire

Robert Cole, GM of Marriott Courtyard New York Midtown West; New York City
5 March 2019
New hire

     
Sales and Marketing

Cathalin Leija, director of sales, AC Hotel Houston Downtown; Houston
12 March 2019
New hire

Kendahl Rasnick, director of sales, AC Hotel & Residence Inn at Frisco Station; Frisco, Texas
7 March 2019
New hire

Lydia Bates, director of sales and marketing, Hotel San Luis Obispo; San Luis Obispo, California
6 March 2019
New hire

Chris Audia, area director of marketing, Benchmark
6 March 2019
Promotion

Mimi Carter, director of sales and marketing, BEI San Francisco; San Francisco
5 March 2019
New hire

Victoria Batten, regional director of sales and marketing, North America, Langham Hospitality Group; and director of sales and marketing, The Langham New York Fifth Avenue; New York City
4 March 2019
New hire

   
F&B
Tamara Paris, catering and events manager, Crowne Plaza North Augusta; North Augusta, South Carolina
12 March 2019
New hire
Edward Tremblay, executive chef, Holiday Inn Boston-Bunker Hill; Natick, Massachusetts
12 March 2019
New hire
Alan Lambert, executive chef, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park; Tucson, Arizona
11 March 2019
New hire
Orlando J. Iglesias, director of food and beverage, Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort; Oxnard, California
11 March 2019
New hire
Robert McGrattan, executive chef, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore; Baltimore
7 March 2019
New hire
Kevin Dubel, chef de cuisine, Cavalier Hotel; Virginia Beach, Virginia
5 March 2019
New hire
Anna Corrine Barrett, director of food and beverage, Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa; Lake Arrowhead, California
28 February 2019
New hire
 
Miscellaneous

Dari DeSousa, director of human resources, RAR Hospitality
12 March 2019
New hire

Bethany Hopp, controller, The Nautical Beachfront Resort; Havasu City, Arizona
11 March 2019
New hire

Shayd Pecor, director of facilities, The Essex, a Culinary Resort & Spa; Essex, Vermont
7 March 2019
New hire

Joe Garciaros, director of people and culture, Mr. C Beverly Hills; Los Angeles
7 March 2019
New hire

 

-Compiled by Dan Kubacki.

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