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Hilton has appointed Adam Crocini to the role of vice president, food and beverage, Luxury and Lifestyle Group. In this newly-created position, Crocini will serve as chief strategist for all food and beverage-related initiatives at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, LXR Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, and Canopy by Hilton. Crocini has more than two decades of experience in the development, opening, and operating of hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and integrated resorts. He previously worked at Capella Hotels and Resorts in Singapore.
VisitPITTSBURGH has named Jerad Bachar its new executive vice president after a nationwide search. Bachar is already familiar with VisitPITTSBURGH, as he worked as a national sales director in both Pittsburgh and the Washington, D.C. market between 2004 and 2008. Most recently, Bachar served as the executive director of the Economic Development Board for the country of Bahrain.
Hard Rock International has named Mark Birtha president of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain. Birth has more than 25 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality field, and most recently served as president of Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park. Before joining Hard Rock International, Birtha was vice president and general manager at Station Casinos.
Karin Soyster Fitzgerald
The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation has appointed Karin Soyster Fitzgerald, CMP, CAE, as its new chief operating officer. Fitzgerald brings more than 25 years of association experience to her new position. She most recently served as chief operating officer and deputy executive director of the International Association of Fire Chiefs.