On the Move
Christian promoted at Hospitality Inc.
Hospitality Inc., a San Diego-based company specializing in catering and event planning, has promoted Frank Christian to executive vice president. Previously, he served as president of Picnic People Services Inc., an event company owned by Hospitality Inc. In his new role, Christian will oversee the parent company's operations, customer relations and quality control.
Herrin joins Yum! Brands Inc.
Daphne Reid Herrin, CMP, has been hired as manager of the meetings and events team for Louisville, Ky.-based Yum! Brands Inc. She will coordinate all company meetings and assist with planning those held by the company's various brands. Before accepting the position, Herrin worked as an events manager for Atlanta-based Home Depot.
Mary Beth Baluta has joined the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau as regional sales director. She is based in Washington, D.C.
The Southwest Washington Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired Kelsey Chappelle and Lisa Going-Green as convention sales managers.
Dana Henderson was named event planning manager at the 141-room Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center and its sister venue, the Blue Bell Country Club, in Blue Bell, Pa.
David McIntyre has been appointed vice president and general manager of the 576-room The Signature at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Kerry Mitruska has been named director of group sales for the Radisson Aruba Resort and the Radisson St. Martin.
Erik Mrdak has been named director of food and beverage at the 300-room Oasis Hotel, which opened this month at VictoryLand Greyhound Park in Montgomery, Ala.
The 550-room InterContinental San Francisco has appointed Thane Kuhlman as director of food and beverage.
Michael Rayburn has been named director of group sales at the 369-room Westin Westminster (Colo.).