A roundup of US hires, promotions
 
A roundup of US hires, promotions
11 OCTOBER 2018 7:18 AM

Omni Hotels & Resorts names new EVP of operations; new GMs in Denver and Syracuse, New York; 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

In the Spotlight


Matthew Adams, EVP of operations, Omni Hotels & Resorts
20 September 2018
New hire

Executives

Michael Capizzi, VP of hotel accounting, HP Hotels
2 October 2018
New hire

Phillip Allen, chief development officer for international markets, Graduate Hotels and AJ Capital Partners
1 October 2018
New hire

Pedro Zevallos, SVP of development for university partnerships, Graduate Hotels and AJ Capital Partners
1 October 2018
New hire

Brad Frazier, SVP of sales and marketing, Aimbridge Hospitality
27 September 2018
Promotion

Jamie Grittman, SVP of sales, strategy and innovation, Aimbridge Hospitality
27 September 2018
Promotion

Bill Hall, SVP of franchise operations, Red Roof
25 September 2018
New hire

Andrew Heilmann, VP of acquisitions and development, Provenance Hotels
25 September 2018
New hire

Andrew Rubinacci, SVP of revenue management and global distribution, Omni Hotels & Resorts
20 September 2018
New hire

Curtis Osekowsky, VP of franchise services, Choice Hotels International
19 September 2018
New hire

Kerry Houghton, chief development officer, Collective Retreats
18 September 2018
New hire

Heidi Kercher-Pratt, VP of marketing, Collective Retreats
18 September 2018
New hire

Liz Adams, VP of marketing, Americas, Associated Luxury Hotels
18 September 2018
Promotion

James Gibson, president and CEO, Garden of the Gods; Colorado Springs, Colorado
18 September 2018
New hire

 
GMs

Michael Bloom, area GM, three Atrium Hospitality hotels in Springfield, Missouri
4 October 2018
Promotion

Todd Raessler, GM of Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa; Austin, Texas
4 October 2018
New hire

Ed Blair, GM of The Curtis, a DoubleTree by Hilton; Denver
1 October 2018
New hire

Mike Nelson, GM of The Alexandrian Hotel and Morrison House; Alexandria, Virginia
27 September 2018
New hire

Julie Martin Barfield, GM of Courtyard by Marriott/Residence Inn Syracuse Downtown at Armory Square; Syracuse, New York
27 September 2018
New hire

Luca Merino, GM of Radisson Red Portland Downtown; Portland, Oregon
26 September 2018
New hire

Eric Walters, GM of Hilton Denver City Center; Denver
21 September 2018
New hire

Steve Sasso, GM of Motif Seattle; Seattle
17 September 2018
New hire

Marco Scherer, GM of Hotel Palomar Los Angeles – Beverly Hills; Los Angeles
11 September 2018
New hire

     
Sales and Marketing

Christine Ruble, regional director of sales and marketing, three Atrium Hospitality hotels in Springfield, Missouri
4 October 2018
Promotion

Ernesto Floro, director of sales and marketing, The Lowell; New York City
28 September 2018
New hire

Brad Cirino, director of sales and marketing, Hyatt Centric Key West Resort & Spa and Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort
28 September 2018
New hire

Portia Hood, director of sales and marketing, The Alexandrian Hotel and Morrison House; Alexandria, Virginia
27 September 2018
New hire

Gregory Heinze, director of sales and marketing, Radisson Red Portland Downtown; Portland, Oregon
26 September 2018
New hire

Becky Melchi, director of sales, Wingspread Retreat and Executive Conference Center; Racine, Wisconsin
26 September 2018
New hire

Lauren Adams, director of national accounts, Hotel del Coronado; Coronado, California
18 September 2018
New hire

Dan Dolan, director of sales and marketing, The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa; Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
18 September 2018
New hire

Janice Tugaoen, area director of sales and marketing, Hotel Palomar Los Angeles – Beverly Hills; Los Angeles
11 September 2018
New hire

   
F&B
Brian Sundeen, executive chef, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill County Resort & Spa; San Antonio
27 September 2018
New hire
Ryan Gaul, executive chef, River’s Edge Hotel; Portland, Oregon
25 September 2018
New hire
Cody Lucchesi, chef de cuisine, River’s Edge Hotel; Portland, Oregon
25 September 2018
New hire
Jerrod Knight, sous chef, River’s Edge Hotel; Portland, Oregon
25 September 2018
New hire
Wahid Areso, restaurant GM, The Sanctuary Beach Resort; Monterey, California
25 September 2018
New hire
Brent Grider, director of food and beverage, Hotel Phillips Kansas City, Curio Collection by Hilton; Kansas City, Missouri
19 September 2018
New hire
Massimo Falsini, executive chef, Rosewood Miramar Beach Montecito; Montecito, California
19 September 2018
New hire
Robert Gioia, executive chef, Villas of Grand Cypress; Orlando, Florida
19 September 2018
New hire
Barry Bennett, executive chef, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park; Tucson, Arizona
18 September 2018
New hire
 
Miscellaneous

Cassandra MacVeagh, director of rooms, The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa; Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
28 September 2018
New hire

Shane Kelly, director of spa operations, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa; San Antonio
27 September 2018
New hire

Judy Spooner, director of finance, High Hampton Resort; Cashiers, North Carolina
27 September 2018
New hire

Karen Thiessen Moyer, in-house counsel, Provenance Hotels
25 September 2018
New hire

 

-Compiled by Dan Kubacki.

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