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Due to the continued interest in hybrid and virtual meetings, Talley Management Group has hired Darryl Diamond, CMP, as a senior meeting manager. Diamond has more than 15 years of experience in association, government, and military educational meeting production. He has a background in video production, creative services, and public relations, and holds a certificate in virtual event and meeting management.
Dzidra Junior has been named vice president of business development by the YMCA of the Rockies, which operates year-round vacation and conference centers in Estes Park, Colorado. In her new position, Junior will increase revenue across multiple channels and direct the marketing, communications, reservations, and sales teams. Junior spent 15 years as director of global sales for MGM Resort International in Las Vegas before taking this role.
Nora Lovell Marchant
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has appointed Nora Lovell Marchant as vice president, global sustainability. The new role was created to drive and coordinate enterprise-wide green initiatives, such as attaining carbon neutrality by 2025 and working with clients and partners to drive aviation toward net zero carbon by 2050. Previously, Lovell Marchant served as GBT’s director of global regulatory compliance.
James Winning has been named director of sales and marketing for Pendry Chicago. He will prepare and executive sales and marketing strategies for the new property, expected to open late spring 2021. Winning has more than a decade of experience in the field and has led sales and marketing campaigns at hotels including Swissotel Chicago, Fairmont Dallas, and most recently, Fairmont Chicago.
ADERO Scottsdale, an Autograph Collection hotel, has named Chantelle Nikkel as its director of sales and marketing. Nikkel will lead all sales initiatives surrounding the property. Before joining ADERO Scottsdale, Nikkel was the director of sales and marketing for The Camby in Phoenix.