A roundup of US hires, promotions
 
A roundup of US hires, promotions
18 JULY 2019 7:23 AM

In this roundup: Associated Luxury Hotels International names new chief executive; new GMs in Baltimore and Tallahassee, Florida; 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

Daniel Daughtry, VP of restaurants bars and events; Garden of the Gods Resort and Club; Colorado Springs, Colorado
26 June 2019
New hire

Les Pedersen, VP of sales and marketing, Garden of the Gods Resort and Club; Colorado Springs, Colorado
26 June 2019
New hire

Katherine Kies, VP of food and drink innovation, PM Hotel Group
18 June 2019
Promotion

Michael Dominguez, president and CEO, Associated Luxury Hotels International
18 June 2019
New hire

Priya Chandnani, VP of revenue management, Benchmark
13 June 2019
New hire

 
GMs

Brandon Miller, GM of Aloft Tallahassee Downtown; Tallahassee, Florida
25 June 2019
New hire

Amy Healy, GM of Hilton Garden Inn Denver Union Station; Denver
25 June 2019
New hire

Dan Carlino, GM of Hilton Des Moines Downtown; Des Moines, Iowa
25 June 2019
New hire

John D'Angelo, GM of Grand Hyatt Nashville; Nashville, Tennessee
24 June 2019
New hire

Dant Hirsch, GM of Six Senses New York; New York City
24 June 2019
New hire

Guillaume Benezech, hotel manager, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples; Naples, Florida
24 June 2019
New hire

Juan Webster, GM of Sagamore Pendry Baltimore; Baltimore
20 June 2019
New hire

Akis Neocleous, GM of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
20 June 2019
New hire

Kevin Croke, GM of Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa; Palm Beach, Florida
18 June 2019
New hire

David Hoffman, GM of Pendry West Hollywood and Pendry Residences West Hollywood; Orange County, California
13 June 2019
New hire

Jonathan Bartlett, GM of Pan Pacific Seattle; Seattle
12 June 2019
New hire

Sheryl Tsugawa, GM of Ohana Waikiki Malia by Outrigger; Honolulu
12 June 2019
New hire

Nicolas Dubort, hotel manager, Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead; Atlanta
11 June 2019
New hire

Balan Paravantavida, hotel manager, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center; National Harbor, Maryland
11 June 2019
New hire

Martin Wormull, GM of The Candler Hotel; Atlanta
1 June 2019
New hire

     
Sales and Marketing

Teresa McNamara-Worcester, director of sales and marketing, Hilton Garden Inn Denver Union Station; Denver
25 June 2019
New hire

Sam Torgerson, director of global sales, Viceroy Hotels and Resorts
24 June 2019
Promotion

Kimberly Elder, director of sales, The Harpeth, Curio Collection by Hilton; Franklin, Tennessee
24 June 2019
New hire

Nicole Kubitza, director of sales and marketing, The Woodlands Resort; The Woodlands, Texas
20 June 2019
New hire

Paola Zuniga, marketing coordinator, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa; Austin, Texas
19 June 2019
New hire

Sara Hamza, marketing manager, Hyatt Regency Austin; Austin, Texas
13 June 2019
New hire

Rebecca Carr, director of sales and marketing; Pan Pacific Seattle; Seattle
12 June 2019
New hire

Darlene Plamenco, director of sales and marketing, Westin Verasa Napa; Napa, California
6 June 2019
New hire

Ann Collins, director of sales and marketing, The Candler Hotel; Atlanta
1 June 2019
New hire

   
F&B
George Gomes Jr., executive chef, Royal Kona Resort; Kailua, Hawaii
26 June 2019
New hire
Troy Batten, executive chef, Hotel Terra Jackson Hole and Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa; Jackson Hole, Wyoming
25 June 2019
New hire
Lena Sotnick, director of food and beverage, Virgin Hotels
24 June 2019
New hire
William Friedrichs, director of food and beverage, The Harpeth, Curio Collection by Hilton; Franklin, Tennessee
24 June 2019

New hire
Patrick Mohn, executive chef, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa; Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
12 June 2019
Returning hire
Amy Culverwell, executive chef, The Bellevue Hotel; Philadelphia
6 June 2019
New hire
 
Miscellaneous

Jennifer Johnson, operations manager, Aloft Tallahassee Downtown; Tallahassee, Florida
25 June 2019
New hire

Ryan Hickey, director of entertainment and programming, Geronimo Hospitality Group
24 June 2019
New hire

Vanessa Mange, director of development, Virgin Hotels
24 June 2019
New hire

Bobbie Mesa, director of people, Virgin Hotels
24 June 2019
New hire

Soraida Castaneda, spa manager, San Ysidro Ranch; Montecito, California
24 June 2019
New hire

 

-Compiled by Dan Kubacki.

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