Stacy T. Martin
Benchmark named Stacy T. Martin managing director of Delta Hotels-Marriott Dallas Allen & Watters Creek Convention Center scheduled to open in Allen, Texas, in January of 2019. Martin was previously Benchmark’s general manager for The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Martin earned her Bachelor of Science in hotel administration from Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire.
Kathleen (Katie) Conaway
VisitPITTSBURGH, the official tourism promotion agency for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, hired Kathleen (Katie) Conaway to the newly created position of domestic and international group sales director. This position was developed to expand VisitPITTSBURGH’s strategic efforts to promote the region to international markets. Conaway obtained her Master’s Degree in Arts Development and Program Management from the University of Denver, and graduated from Waynesburg University with a bachelor’s degree in arts administration.
The Jefferson Hotel appointed David Bueno general manager. Prior to this role, Bueno has overseen culinary teams at renowned restaurants in Washington D.C., then became director of food and beverage at The Jefferson Hotel. Bueno earned a Master of Business Administration from University of Phoenix, and then moved on to Cornell University.
Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services, the nation’s largest independent electrical contractor to the convention and trade show industry, is pleased to announce promotions in its Las Vegas office. Yuhi Kim was promoted to assistant general manager of Edlen’s Mandalay Bay office. A recipient of the NV Millennium, UNLVino and Nat Hart scholarships, Yuhi is a Las Vegas native and a graduate of the UNLV hospitality program. Yuhi joined Edlen in 2014 with five years of hospitality experience. She quickly moved into the role of event manager, then senior event manager before her promotion to assistant general manager.
Nicholas Gold has been named general Manager of The Club at Kukui’ula, a luxury resort and real estate community on the south shore of Kauai, Hawaii. Gold worked with a variety of properties, such as Amangiri in Utah, Enchantment Resort and Miraval Resort & Spa in Arizona, and Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in Puerto Rico.