Kathryn Day

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Kathryn Day, JW Marriott Nashville

Day takes on the role of general manager at JW Marriott Nashville. Most recently, Day served as general manager at the Startling in Atlanta, where she oversaw the successful rebranding of the property to a Curio Collection by Hilton and ample growth. She looks forward to overseeing the daily business operations and elevating the visitor experience in her new role at JW Marriott Nashville.

Bridgette O’Neil

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Bridgette O’Neil, Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel

Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel welcomes O’Neil as the new marketing director. With proven success in  growth marketing through her past experiences, such as her role as marketing director at White Oak Hospitality, as well as a robust understanding of creative strategy, digital marketing, business process improvement and branding, O’Neil will bring a fresh perspective and energy to this Marriott Autograph Collection property.

Ashley Ochse

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Ashley Ochse, Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Ochse is appointed as director of sales & marketing at Waldorf Astoria Chicago. She brings over two decades of hospitality experience and is celebrated for her commitment to client satisfaction and revenue maximization. She will lead the sales team to drive revenue and enhance the hotel’s reputation as a luxury Chicago destination.

Daniela Victoria

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Daniela Victoria, Malliouhana Resort

Malliouhana Resort, in Anguilla, promotes Victoria to the role of director of sales, from her previous role as group sales manager. She will now manage the sales teams for the entire resort and continue her work of building and maintaining relationships with key corporate accounts. She brings over 12 years of luxury hotel experience with knowledge in catering and events as well as sales, having worked with brands such as Rosewood, Mandarin Oriental and Ritz-Carlton.

Betsy Mujica

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Betsy Mujica, Condado Ocean Club

Condado Ocean Club promotes Mujica to the role of general manager. The first female general manager within The Condado Collection portfolio, she is a critical asset to the resort’s team, previously serving as director of sales for the resort. A native to Puerto Rico, Mujica began her career working in sales and marketing for a number of prestigious hotels on the island in 1995. She joined Condado Ocean Club in 2017 and has witnessed and participated in its growth and transformation over the past years.

Sherry Althouse

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Sherry Althouse, Hilton Waikoloa Village

Althouse is appointed as director of finance at Hilton Waikoloa Village. With over 17 years of experience in finance, most recently serving as director of finance at Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, she brings extensive experience leading accounting divisions, developing corrective action plans and streamlining capital purchases and cash flow. She will now oversee all financial operations and the financial health and integrity of the Hawai’i resort.

Ernesto Luna

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Ernesto Luna, Paradero Todos Santos

Luna takes on the role of general manager at Paradero Todos Santos. Throughout his career, he has developed esteemed skill and experience in the hospitality world, having worked with a variety of luxury properties, including Me By Meliá and Intercontinental Dominica, leading both small and large teams to provide guests with the ultimate luxury experience.

Daniel Texeira

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Daniel Texeira, Romer House Waikīkī

Romer House Waikīkī appoints Texeira as general manager. He brings over 15 years of hospitality industry experience, most recently leading the opening AC Hotel by Marriott Honolulu. Earlier, he served as director of operations at ‘Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach. He will now lead all operations for the newly-opened, adults-only Oahu hotel.

Hayato Nogaki

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Hayota Nogaki, AC Hotel by Marriott Honolulu

Nogaki is appointed as general manager for AC Hotel by Marriott Honolulu. He most recently served as general manager for Omni Charlotte Hotel, and earlier held management roles at Hotel Bennett, The Salamander Hotels & Resorts, Carmel Valley Ranch and more. A Cornell University alum, Nogaki holds honors from the General Managers Program, Business Administration and Management. He will now oversee all operations and management for this newest AC by Marriott portfolio hotel.

Dave Muraca

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Dave Muraca, MGME

Muraga takes on the role of head of creative at global events agency MGME. In this role, he will build a team of freelance creatives while interfacing with internal and external stakeholders and overseeing communications efforts across the event planning process, pre-, during and post-event. Overall, he will lead creative efforts for the agency, maintaining its commitment to delivering experiences that amplify human connection.

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