W San Francisco appointed Mina as W Insider. In this role, she’ll elevate guest experiences and the property’s brand standards by curating activities that embody San Francisco’s culture and vibe. She’s in-the-know about the latest and greatest events, activities and trends the city has to offer. Mina is also well-connected to the culinary scene and will partner with local chefs. She was previously a welcome desk agent at the hotel. (Photo by W San Francisco)
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles-Beverly Hills hired Sherer as general manager. He’ll be pulling double duty as the brand’s director of operations in Los Angeles, also overseeing Kimpton Everly Hotel, Kimpton Peer Hotel and Kimpton Hotel Wilshire. Sherer has been with the company for 13 years, most recently as general manager of Hotel Allegro in Chicago. He’s also worked at Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa in Florida, Kimpton Hotel Madera in Washington, D.C., and Royal St. Charles in New Orleans.
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles-Beverly Hills also brought Tugaoen on board as area director of sales and marketing. She’ll also be responsible for Kimpton Hotel Wilshire. Tugaoen previously worked as director of sales and marketing for The Westin Long Beach in California. She’s also spent time in Boston, New York and New Orleans.
The Elizabeth Hotel in Fort Collins, Colorado, added senior sales manager Kerchof to its team. She’s a CMP and has worked in meetings and events at JW Marriott properties in Denver, Phoenix and Denver Cherry Creek as well as The Ritz-Carlton in Denver and Denver City Center Marriott.
Alterra Mountain Company named DeBerry president and chief operating officer of Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington. Since 2011, he’s held this same dual title at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in West Virginia. DeBerry’s entire career has been in the ski industry. He previously served as general manager of Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon, New Jersey.
Rahm is the new director of sales and marketing at Yotel Boston. She previously managed the sales departments of Boston’s Copley Square Hotel, as well as Crown Plaza Downtown and The Heathman Hotel, both in Portland, Oregon. Meeting Professional International’s Oregon chapter presented Rahm with the Rising Star Award.
Auberge Resorts Collection appointed Boulanger area sales manager for two of the brand’s properties—Malliouhana in Anguilla (reopening Dec. 15) and Hacienda AltaGracia in San Isidro del General, Costa Rica. He previously served as group sales manager for The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale and group complex sales manager for The Westin Galleria and The Westin Oaks Houston. Boulanger has also held sales positions with Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. (Photo by T Elizabeth Douglas Photography)