Healy promoted at counties association
Elish Healy has been promoted to meetings coordinator from meetings assistant at the Washington, D.C.-based National Association of Counties (NACo), which has 2,000 U.S. counties as its members. NACo’s meetings division is responsible for four major conventions every year, as well as a host of smaller meetings. Healy is a graduate of Washington, D.C.-based American University, where she majored in theater and film production.
Richard A. Brooks has been appointed director of sales and marketing at the 291-room Umstead Hotel & Spa, which opens next January in Cary, N.C. Alison Jenkins was named corporate sales manager for the property.
Joshua Brown has been named director of sales and marketing at the 199-room Chattanoogan in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Kathleen Ceseretti, CMP, has been hired as director of national accounts at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn.
Stewart Davis is the new director of sales at the 440-room French Lick Springs Resort & Casino, which opens in December in French Lick, Ind.
At the 1,500-room Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Ann Marie Gillen was appointed sales manager, Midwest; Leslie Menichini was promoted to director of sales and marketing; Kirstie Seyfert was named director of convention services, and Dwayne Speller was hired as catering director.
Richard Lofria has been appointed director of sales and marketing at the 201-room Millennium Bostonian.
Carmen F. Moses has been appointed national sales manager at the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Edwina San has been hired as international incentives manager at the Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau in Australia.
Ed Svitakhas been appointed director of sales and marketing at the 1,057-room Marriott Chicago Midway Airport, which opened in March.