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Gregg Fracassa

Snow King Resort in Jackson, Wyoming, has appointed Fracassa as its general manager. Before this position, Fracassa was regional managing director for Portfolio Hotels & Resorts. He also served as general manager for DoubleTree by Hilton in San Diego, and vice president and regional managing director for Nobel House Hotels & Resorts.

Hannah Millar-Case

Millar-Case was named director of sales for The Londoner. Prior to this new position in London, Millar-Case served as a North America sales representative for Edwardian Hotels London for seven years. Before joining Edwardian Hotels, she worked as sales manager for The May Fair Hotel in London.

Allen Highfield

Montage Healdsburg in California appointed Highfield as its general manager. He had been serving as general manager for Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah, since 2014. Before joining Montage Hotels & Resorts, Highfield worked as general manager for The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco; The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe; and The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown in Washington, D.C.

Dannel Christian

Hi-Lo Hotel in Portland, Oregon, announced that Christian is its new general manager. He has hospitality experience across multiple properties, including Marriott, Hilton and The Ritz-Carlton. Christian most recently served as general manager at Courtyard by Marriott Portland/Hillsboro, and prior to that, he was assistant general manager for Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport.

Ron Cusiter

Kempinski Hotels S.A. appointed Cusiter vice president for global sales and the Americas. He worked for multiple Kempinski properties, the latest being in Venice, Dubai and Dominica. Cusiter started his career with Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, where he worked his way up to vice president of sales and marketing operations. He later became vice president of sales operations for Europe, Africa and the Middle East for Hyatt.

Mark Stavitski

Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas selected Stavitski as its vice president of group sales. Before the move to the Bahamas, Stavitski was executive director of sales for Sahara Las Vegas. He served in the same position at Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.

Dayna Zeiltin

Sofitel New York in New York City named Zeiltin its director of sales and marketing. Most recently, she was director of business development and optimization for Fairmont San Francisco, the city where her career began. Before Fairmont, Zeiltin served as director of sales and marketing at Pullman San Francisco Bay. She’s also worked at several other properties, including Kimpton Hotels, Omni and InterContinental Hotels Group in the San Francisco Bay Area, Pacific Northwest and Nashville.