Benchmark Hospitality International Appoints Emily Smith Director of Development
October 1, 2015 10:55am
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, October 2015 … Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has announced the appointment of Emily Smith as director of development. Ms. Smith will operate out of Benchmark’s regional offices in Washington, DC. Jarrad Evans, vice president, business development & strategy, made the announcement.
“I am absolutely thrilled to welcome Emily to Benchmark Hospitality International,” said Mr. Evans. “Not only does she bring immense experience and business relationships to our company, she will contribute significantly to our eastern US growth, as well as support business development initiatives throughout the country and beyond.”
Emily Smith was most recently director of investment & portfolio analysis and asset management for RLJ Lodging Trust of Bethesda, Maryland. She previously served as vice president for HVS – New York, a global hotel consulting firm located in Mineola, New York. Ms. Smith has also held positions with the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and international positions for companies in Egypt and Japan.
Ms. Smith holds a Master of Science degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Houston, and a Bachelor’s degree from Tulane University. She has also attended the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris. Ms. Smith resides in Washington, DC.
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Benchmark Hospitality International® is a recognized global leader in the management and marketing of resorts, hotels and conference centers. The company’s two distinctive portfolios of properties, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®and Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels®, represent the finest in guest-dedicated hospitality in unique destinations across the United States, in the Caribbean and Japan. Benchmark Conference Centers® maintain the highest standards for certification in meeting excellence. Benchmark Hospitality was launched in 1980 as an independent company and today operates worldwide from offices in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, and regional offices in New Jersey, Washington State, Japan and Chile. For additional company information visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com. To become a fan on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/BenchmarkResortsandHotels, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BenchmarkHotels.
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