Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

April 27 2015

People On The Move

By PCMA

Kristina Tarantino

Kristina Tarantino has been named Senior Sales Sourcing Executive for American Express Meetings and Events. Kristina is responsible for leading a team of sales sourcing executives. Most recently, Kristina was the Manager of Meetings and Events for the Portland Cement Association. She is located in Chicago, IL.

Nathan Bacher

Nathan Bacher has been named the Vice President of Revenue Management for the Langham Hospitality Group. Bacher joins Langham from FRHI Hotels & Resorts.

Michael Blake

Hotel Technology Next Generation named Michael Blake executive vice president and CEO. Blake will join the company immediately, and will assume the title of CEO on August 1.

Wyndham Hotel Group Brings On New Sales Staff

Wyndham Hotel Group welcomes Carol Bullock, the new Vice President of Global Sales for North America and Latin America, and Dawn Parisi, the new Vice President of Field Sales.

Dave Myrick

Hertz has appointed Dave Myrick Senior Vice President of Sales for North America. He will be responsible for sales execution by the North America sales teams for the Company's car rental brands which include Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly.

Bryan Chiu

Bryan Chiu was named Executive Director of Events at InterContinental Hong Kong. Most recently, Chiu was Executive Assistant Manager at the hotel.

Gail Drouillard

Gail Drouillard joins The Lodge and Spa at Callaway Gardens as Director of Sales and Marketing. Most recently, Drouillard was general manager at Destination Club Management in Seacrest Beach, Florida.

Tracey Fentem

Tracey Fentem was named director of sales and marketing at Belmond La Samanna in the Caribbean. 

Kristiann Galati

Kristiann Galati is the new Director of Sales and Marketing at W Fort Lauderdale. Most recently, Galati was the Director of Sales and Marketing at W Hollywood Hotel & Residences in Los Angeles.

Thierry Grandsire

Grace Bay Resorts promoted Thierry Grandsire to Executive Vice President of Operations. Previously, Grandsire was group director of operations of Grace Bay Resorts and general manager of Grace Bay Club.

Michael McMahon

Michael McMahon was appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for the Fairmont Austin. Previously, McMahon was director of sales and marketing at the Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria resort.

Jonathan Mohraz

Jonathan Mohraz has joined Loews Hotels & Resorts as Vice President, Acquisitions and Development. Previously, Mohraz was Vice President in the investment banking division of J.P. Morgan.

Pacifica Hotels Names New Leadership Roles

Todd Moreau has been named Chief Operating Officer, Adam Marquis has been named Executive Vice President and Daniel Hyde has been named Vice President of Design, Development, and Construction at Pacifica Hotels.

Bruce Reed

3H Group Hotels has appointed Bruce Reed as Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Reed was Vice President of Franchise Operations at Marriott International.

Daniella Tonetto

Daniella Tonetto has joined Cotai Central's St. Regis and Sheraton Macao hotels as General Manager of Sales and Marketing. Previously, Tonetto held a hybrid role of Regional Director of Sales and Marketing and as leader of the Starwood’s Pacific region sales organization overseeing 21 hotels and resorts in Australia, Fiji and New Caledonia.

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