A roundup of US hires, promotions
 
A roundup of US hires, promotions
20 OCTOBER 2016 7:13 AM

In this roundup: Hyatt has new human resources executive; new GMs in San Diego and Boston; and more.

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

In the Spotlight


Anne-Marie Law, chief human resources officer, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
26 September 2016
New hire
Law previously worked as global head of human resources at Baxalta Corporation.

Executives

Erica Doyne, VP of marketing, AMResorts
27 September 2016
Promotion
Doyne joined AMResorts in 2005. Her most recent position with the company was senior director of marketing.

Kevin Dingle, SVP of development, Aimbridge Hospitality
27 September 2016
New hire
Dingle joins Aimbridge from Compass Lodging Advisors, where he served as co-founder and principal.

Jay Molitor, regional VP of operations, Chesapeake Hospitality
26 September 2016
New hire
Molitor joins Chesapeake from Millennium Hotels and Resorts, where he was VP of operations and managed a portfolio of upscale properties.
Deborah Chamberlin, regional VP of operations, Chesapeake Hospitality
26 September 2016
New hire
Chamberlin previously worked as EVP of operations at Janus Hotels and Resorts, and brings 25 years of experience to her new position.
Paul O’Connor, regional VP of food & beverage operations, Chesapeake Hospitality
26 September 2016
New hire
O’Connor most recently served as a GM at Winegardner & Hammons Hotel Group properties including Marriott, Radisson and Hyatt brands.
GMs

Trish Berry, GM of Ames Boston Hotel; Boston
3 October 2016
New hire
Berry was previously the GM of the Battery Wharf Hotel in Boston. She also has held prior GM positions at properties in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Adam Della Rocca, GM of The Keating Hotel; San Diego
28 September 2016
New hire
Della Rocca comes from the Surfer Beach Hotel in San Diego, where he was GM.

Eldin Elezovic, GM of the Holiday Inn Express LaGuardia Airport; Flushing, New York
26 September 2016
New hire
Elezovic’s previous position was director of operations at the Flatiron Hotel in Manhattan.

Sales and Marketing

John Carter, director of sales and marketing, Madeline Hotel and Residences; Telluride, Colorado
28 September 2016
New hire
Carter held the same position at several Rocky Mountain properties including The Resort at Squaw Creek and The Sky Hotel in Aspen, Colorado, and The Hotel Telluride in Telluride, Colorado.

Michael Perez, sales manager, InterContinental San Francisco; San Francisco
23 September 2016
Promotion
Perez previously worked for two years at the property as assistant front office manager and front desk supervisor.

F&B

Jason Poole, executive chef, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa; Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
26 September 2016
New hire
Poole’s most recent position was executive chef at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento.

Brian Kearns, executive chef, Quail Lodge & Golf Club; Carmel, California
15 September 2016
New hire
Kearns worked previously with several other culinary institutions in the region, including La Bicyclette, The Whaling Station, Casanova and Monterey Peninsula Country Club.

Miscellaneous

Lauren Bucherie, director of music; Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
27 September 2016
Promotion
Bucherie was previously the director of music and social programming at the Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas. In this new role, she will curate live music experiences across Kimpton’s portfolio.
Mike Long, area director, Hollywood Beach Complex; Hollywood, Florida
26 September 2016
Promotion
Long previously was GM of the Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach.
Andrea Walsh, director of front desk operations, InterContinental Mark Hopkins; San Francisco
23 September 2016
New hire
Walsh most recently worked as director of rooms for Keystone Resorts and Vail Resorts.

Malvikka Mittal, revenue manager, InterContinental San Francisco; San Francisco
23 September 2016
New hire
Mittal has nearly 10 years of hospitality industry experience, including with several IHG properties in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
George Dombrovski, outlet manager, InterContinental Mark Hopkins; San Francisco
23 September 2016
New hire
Dombrovski previously worked as food and beverage manager for the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco.

-Compiled by Dan Kubacki.

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