Smart Moves in Lake Geneva, Cancun and More

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Jenna Darcy

Darcy is director of marketing and communications for Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Before Grand Geneva, Darcy spent six years with White Lodging Services in Merrillville, Indiana, where she was corporate senior marketing manager. She also worked as director of marketing and retail for Brush Creek Luxury Ranch Collection in Saratoga, Wyoming, and corporate marketing manager at Marcus Hotels & Resorts in Milwaukee.

Jeff Olpin

Olpin is general manager for Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City. Most recently, Olpin worked as chief operations officer for Sequoia Hospitality. Before this, Olpin was hotel manager role for Kimpton Monaco. He also serves the local community through his work at Visit Salt Lake, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and other Salt Lake City-based organizations.

Efrain Canto

Canto is general manager for Cancun-based Royal Uno All Inclusive Resort & Spa. Canto comes from The Westin Resort & Spa in Los Cabos, where he worked as general manager. In his two decades of hospitality management, he’s opened resorts in Brazil, Costa Rica, Honduras, the United States and Mexico with brands such as Marriott International and Hilton Hotels.

Mary Castellanos

Innov8 Meetings + Events named Castellanos director of global events. Castellanos has experience in sales, marketing and special events; she previously worked as executive director for ODC Products.

Kim Sidoriak, CDME

Sidoriak is president and CEO for Visit Carlsbad in California. She previously worked as chief marketing officer for Santa Monica Travel & Tourism in California. Sidoriak is a member of Visit California’s brand and content committee.

Jill Barrett

Barrett is senior vice president and general manager for Harrah’s Resort Southern California in Funner, California. Barrett previously worked as the property’s vice president of finance. Before Harrah’s SoCal, she was director of finance for Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino in Maricopa, Arizona, and Harrah’s Reno in Nevada.

Michael Zorn

Zorn is senior vice president of resort operations at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in Michigan. Zorn recently worked with Hilton Waikoloa Village in Hawaii as general manager for three resort properties. He’s also worked at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa in Hawaii as assistant director of rooms and Hilton Grand Vacations properties, including The Bay Club Resort, Kohala Suites & Ocean Tower in Waikoloa, Hawaii, as general manager.

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