A roundup of US hires, promotions
 
A roundup of US hires, promotions
06 FEBRUARY 2020 8:31 AM

In this roundup: Vision Hospitality Group welcomes new COO; new GMs in Chicago and Crystal City, Virginia; 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

Geoff Thompson, VP of operations, Cooper Hotels
17 January 2020
Promotion

David Martin, COO, Vision Hospitality Group
15 January 2020
New hire

Fran Taloricco, chief development officer, Access Hotels & Resorts
14 January 2020
New hire

Diana Plazas-Trowbridge, chief sales and marketing officer in the Caribbean and Latin America, Marriott International
13 January 2020
Promotion

Gregg Forde, EVP and COO, Island Hospitality Management
13 January 2020
Promotion

Roger Pollak, EVP and CFO, Island Hospitality Management
13 January 2020
Promotion

Mark Sergot, VP of global sales operations and enablement, IHG
13 January 2020
New hire

Blake Danner, COO, Proper Hospitality
9 January 2020
New hire

Chris Dunne, CFO, Atrium Hospitality
9 January 2020
New hire

Guido Kerpel, COO, New Castle Hotels & Resorts
9 January 2020
Promotion

Mark Hemmer, president, Vesta Hospitality
8 January 2020
Promotion

Peter Twachtman, CEO, Lark Hotels
7 January 2020
New hire

Tom Riley, SVP of business development, Remington Hotels
7 January 2020
New hire

 
GMs

Joseph Cardone, GM of Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport; Crystal City, Virginia
15 January 2020
New hire

Michael Medeiros, GM of Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
14 January 2020
New hire

Brayton Gosling, GM of The Garden Court Hotel; Palo Alto, California
14 January 2020
New hire

Katharine Degoma, GM of Ambassador Chicago; Chicago
13 January 2020
New hire

Tim Mattos, director of sales and marketing, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa; Gateway, Colorado
13 January 2020
New hire

Greg Gooding, GM of Resort at Squaw Creek; Lake Tahoe, California
8 January 2020
New hire

Tom Mamalis, GM of Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National Airport; Arlington, Virginia
7 January 2020
New hire

Charles Hill, GM of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC - Crystal City; Arlington, Virginia
7 January 2020
New hire

John Shideler, GM of The Otesaga Resort Hotel and The Cooper Inn; Cooperstown, New York
7 January 2020
New hire

     
Sales and Marketing

Liz Adams, director of sales and marketing, 907 Main; Cambridge, Massachusetts
17 January 2020
New hire

Michelle Marvin, director of sales and catering, The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare, Tapestry Collection by Hilton; Chicago
8 January 2020
New hire

   
F&B
Becky Montoya, corporate training chef, Cooper Hotels
17 January 2020
Promotion
Ashley Truman, executive chef, Hotel Erwin; Venice, California
15 January 2020
New hire
Kyle Hagerty, food-and-beverage director, The Tennessean Hotel; Knoxville, Tennessee
8 January 2020
New hire
 
Miscellaneous

Shannon Dilworth, director of revenue management, Cooper Hotels
17 January 2020
Promotion

Andy Laubscher, corporate director of operations, Cooper Hotels
17 January 2020
Promotion

Marcos De La O’, director of finance, Innisbrook Resort; Palm Harbor, Florida
10 January 2020
New hire

Dexter Wood, senior managing director, The Plasencia Group
8 January 2020
New hire

Kunal Juneja, director of operations, San Francisco Marriott Marquis; San Francisco
7 January 2020
New hire

Miriam Huntley, director of spa; Oxford Club, Spa & Salon at The Oxford; Denver
7 January 2020
New hire

 

-Compiled by Dan Kubacki.

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