A roundup of US hires, promotions
 
A roundup of US hires, promotions
20 JUNE 2019 7:47 AM

In this roundup: Virgin Hotels names new CFO; new GMs in Seattle and El Segundo, California; 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

Chad Sorensen, COO, CHMWarnick
6 June 2019
Promotion

Jennifer Schneider, VP of revenue optimization for the Americas, Radisson Hotel Group
5 June 2019
New hire

Mike Wilbert, SVP of acquisitions, Tishman
5 June 2019
New hire

Sean McLaughlin, CFO, Timber Resorts
4 June 2019
New hire

Krishna Deva, VP, Maya Hotels
3 June 2019
New hire

Harris White, CFO, Virgin Hotels
3 June 2019
New hire

Edward Hoganson, EVP, CFO and Chief Investment Officer, Crestline Hotels & Resorts
29 May 2019
Returning hire

Mitch Garrett, VP of business development, Benchmark
29 May 2019
New hire

Jeff Lee, VP of food and beverage; Dream Hotel Group
29 May 2019
Promotion

Ruben G. Rodriguez, VP of sales, The Watergate Hotel; Washington, D.C.
28 May 2019
New hire
 
GMs

Peter DiOrio, GM of Kimpton Palladian Hotel; Seattle
11 June 2019
New hire

Victoria Coursen, assistant GM, AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay; El Segundo, California
11 June 2019
New hire

Debbie Gisonni, GM of Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat – Woodside; Woodside, California
7 June 2019
New hire

Jim McSwigan, GM of The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection; Philadelphia
4 June 2019
New hire

Karan Kakar, GM of Nautilus by Arlo; Miami Beach, Florida
30 May 2019
New hire

Gregg Harper, GM of The Woodlands Resort; The Woodlands, Texas
29 May 2019
New hire

Michel Gabbud, GM of Charmant Hotel; La Crosse, Wisconsin
28 May 2019
Promotion

     
Sales and Marketing

Hector E. Martinez, director of sales and marketing, AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay; El Segundo, California
11 June 2019
New hire

Justin Budyak, complex director of sales and marketing, The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa and Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown; Denver
29 May 2019
New hire

   
F&B
Alexis Hansen, director of food and beverage, AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay; El Segundo, California
11 June 2019
New hire
Isabelle Jackson Nunes, executive chef, Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat – Woodside; Woodside, California
7 June 2019
New hire
Melda Erbatur, sous chef, Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat – Woodside; Woodside, California
7 June 2019
New hire
Keith Potter, executive chef, Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort; Big Sur, California
6 June 2019
New hire
Seth Petitt, executive chef, Hutton Hotel; Nashville, Tennessee
6 June 2019
New hire
Frank Majowicz, executive chef, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa; Austin, Texas
3 June 2019
New hire
Leonel De Leon, executive chef, Marriott Irvine Spectrum; Irvine, California
30 May 2019
New hire
 
Miscellaneous

Camila Frederico, hotel manager, The Westin St. Francis; San Francisco
11 June 2019
New hire

Jennifer Tarkiainen, director of operations, Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat – Woodside; Woodside, California
7 June 2019
New hire

DeAnn Teixeria, director of programming, Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat – Woodside; Woodside, California
7 June 2019
New hire

Tim De Voe, facilities manager, Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat – Woodside; Woodside, California
7 June 2019
New hire

Robert Hickam, GM of The Citrus Club at La Quinta Resort & Club; La Quinta, California
3 June 2019
New hire

 

-Compiled by Dan Kubacki.

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