Chattanooga Marriott At The Convention Center Announces New Key Staff Members

Monday, November 19, 2012

Shaner Hotels announced on Monday three new key staff members at Chattanooga Marriott at the Convention Center.  Robin Gomez is the new executive chef, Honor Hostetler is now the hotels business sales travel manager, and Lindsey Sempstrott is the new corporate group sales manager.

Robin Gomez is from Brunswick, Ga., and has been working as an executive chef for over a decade, including two and a half years of experience at the esteemed King and Prince Beach Resort on St. Simons Island. Ms. Gomez will be leading the kitchen staff at the property.

Honor Hostetler is originally from Greensboro, N.C., and received her bachelors degree in Service Management and Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. She previously worked at the Sheraton Read House in Chattanooga. Ms. Hostetler will be responsible for helping with customer service as well as other duties.

Lindsey Sempstrott worked previously as the director of sales at the Springhill Suites in Cameron, she also worked in hotel sales and operational management positions at the 3H Group. Ms. Septstrott will be responsible for providing account management, helping with various budgeting initiatives, among other responsibilities at the property.

 


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