Skinner joined Makeready hospitality company’s Emeline hotel in Charleston, South Carolina as general manager. She brings 14 years of hotel management experience to the position, most recently working at Proper Hotels and Residences’ The Hotel June as general manager in Los Angeles. Skinner has been hotel manager at Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood and Dream Hotel Group’s Dream Hollywood location.
Martin Wormull and John Stack
Conrad Nashville, a Conrad Hotels & Resorts property with Hilton opening in May 2022, named Wormull general manager and Stack director of sales and marketing.
Wormull has been in luxury brand and boutique hotel management for three decades. Most recently, he was general manager at The Candler Hotel Atlanta, Curio Collection by Hilton. Wormull has also been general manager for Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach and Conrad Miami. Additionally, he held senior and executive positions at Hilton Glasgow in the U.K., The Drake hotel in Chicago and Hilton Brands, where he served as senior director of brand performance.
Stack joins the property with 25 years of sales and executive management experience. His most recent position was at Loews Hotels & Co in New York as director of sales and marketing. Stack has also held a long list of sales and marketing directorships at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Swissotel Chicago, Marriott International and The Peninsula Hotels.
Kristi Cotten-Morris and Yajaira Torres
Cotten-Morris is now general manager and Torres is director of sales and marketing at Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta.
A 26-year hospitality management veteran, Cotten-Morris rejoins Hyatt Hotels in a new role. During her career, Cotten-Morris was director of rooms at several other Hyatt properties, including Hyatt Regency Savannah, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina and Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa. She was most recently general manager of The Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia.
Torres brings over 13 years of sales and marketing management experience and has her own extensive history with Hyatt Hotels. Torres was previously director of sales at Hyatt Place Atlanta/Duluth/Johns Creek, Hyatt Place Coconut Point and Hyatt Place Manatí and has worked in similar positions at several more properties. Torres was also corporate sales and marketing director at Concord Hospitality Enterprises in North Carolina before assuming her most recent position as dual director of sales and marketing at Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami and Hyatt Place Miami Airport-East.
Tarrytown House Estate Hotel appointed Juergens director of sales and marketing. Juergens has been a leader in hospitality and sales and marketing management for over 30 years. Most recently director of corporate sales at Marriott International, Juergens has also held directorships and managerial roles at properties belonging to InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Starhotels International, AKA hotel residences, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts and more.
COMO Hotels and Resorts, a Singapore-based hotel brand with international properties, named Goh vice president of commercial. Goh has over 25 years of experience in hospitality management and sales and marketing at the executive level. Most recently, Goh worked as an independent strategic marketing specialist and consultant. She was also chief marketing officer at Asia Land and Sea in Singapore and has held leadership roles with Singapore Mandarin International, Alila Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels and more.
Stacey King Brogan
Springboard Hospitality’s The Virginian Lodge in Jackson, Wyoming hired Brogan as general manager. The Virginian Lodge reopens this month after lengthy renovations with Brogan as an integral project leader. Her most recent role was general manager of Rustic Inn Creekside Resort & Spa at Jackson Hole, where she served as general manager. Previously, Brogan was general manager of Lodge at Jackson Hole and owned a small business, Luxe Vines.
Hard Rock International in Hollywood, Florida welcomes Earle as director of global travel industry sales. Earle has served in hospitality strategy and sales and marketing leadership internationally for over 20 years. Most recently, he was regional director of sales and revenue at Performance Hospitality in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Earle has also been director of revenue management at Hilton London Paddington, Waldorf Astoria New York, Loews Hotels and Hilton Worldwide and was director of business development at Hilton Worldwide.
Mahaffey was appointed executive vice president of show and event services at INSPIRE, a Dallas event tech company. Since 1993, Mahaffey was most recently senior vice president of client solutions at Freeman Company in Dallas for nearly 30 years.