4 Smart Moves in the Meetings Industry: September 11, 2015

Carrie Kolehousesmart moves

AHC+Hospitality promoted Carrie Kolehouse to senior marketing manager for Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Peter Island Resort, Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown and JW Marriott Grand Rapids. In addition to managing digital marketing efforts, Kolehouse will expand the presence of  Solace magazine. She will also serve as the main anchor for the company’s television channel.  Kolehouse has worked for the hosptiality company since 2001.
 


Austin Bagwellsmart moves

Austin Bagwell was named group sales account director at The Walt Disney World Swan and Hotel in Orlando, Florida, where she will be responsible for the New England market. Bagwell has more than 10 years of hotel and convention sales experience. Prior to her new role, she worked for Aria Resort & Casino and The Cosmopolitan, both in Las Vegas. She also served the Orlando convention market with Hello! Florida, a destination management company.
 


Joel Freybergsmart moves

Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC welcomed Joel Freyberg as managing director. In his new role, he is responsible for all guest and employee satisfaction, human resources, financial performance and sales and revenue generation. The New York native previously served as general manager of The Chatwal New York, which received Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond status under his direction.
 
 


Ron Warrensmart moves

Coast Wenatchee Center Hotels promoted Ron Warren as director of sales. Originally from Western Washington, Warren joined Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel as a sales manager. In his new position, he will focus on customer service and revenue opportunities for the hotel and its brand. Headquartered in Wenatchee, Washington, the management company owns and operates hotels throughout the west coast of North America.

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