Trench joins The Hyland Group
Erin Trench, CMP, joins The Hyland Group, a Washington, D.C.-based site-selection consultancy for meeting planners, as its Storrs, Conn.-based director of events and communications. Trench comes from a previous post as conference manager for the National Association of Broadcasters, also based in D.C.
May teams up with Galactic
Carole May, CMP, has been hired by Arlington, Texas-based Galactic Ltd. Meetings and Incentives as national account executive. May was last working with Las Colinas, Texas-based Sunbelt Motivation & Travel as account executive.
Christina Burchett is the new national sales manager for PRA Destination Management Phoenix~Scottsdale.
Andrew J. Dennis has been named the national sales manager for Phoenix’s Pointe South Mountain Resort.
Claudia Garnica and Nathan Tollet have been hired as national key account sales managers for the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau. They’re joined by new convention sales managers Russel Harris, Robert Hockaday and Judy Johnston.
Loren Gold is the new director of sales for the Greater Raleigh (N.C.) Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Adam Leon is the new area director of sales and marketing for The Bentley Hotels, based in Miami Beach.
Tom W. Malek was named national sales director for AEX Convention Services LLC, based in both Harbour Township, N.J., and Houston.
Robert Marx has been named director of marketing for the San Jose (Calif.) Convention & Visitors Bureau and the city’s convention center management entity, Team San Jose.
Heiko Novak has been named sales manager for Chicago’s Hotel Allegro and will handle groups from the Midwest.
Arthur Shaw is the new Eastern region director of sales for the Fort Worth (Texas) Convention & Visitors Bureau.