Stonebridge Companies Appoints New VP of Sales & Marketing to Oversee Full Service Hotels

Nov 2, 2010

 
 
 
Stonebridge Companies Media News
Newly Appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing To Oversee Full Service Hotels for Stonebridge Companies

Stonebridge Companies, a leading Colorado-based hotel development and property management company, has selected Janelle Cram to provide strategic direction for all aspects of sales operations for their full service portfolio of owned and managed hotels, located throughout the United States.
 
Denver, CO (November 1, 2010) - Stonebridge Companies continues to thrive in the hospitality industry, and with its growth the company is bringing on new executive leadership. Janelle Cram will serve as its Vice President of Sales & Marketing for expanding the Full Service Hotels division. Her responsibilities will include business plan development, strategic planning, creation and implementation of sales and marketing campaigns, hotel openings and rebranding, management of operating revenues, and sales associate team leadership for all full service hotels in the Stonebridge Companies portfolio.
 
“We are clearly excited to have Janelle join the senior ranks of the Stonebridge management team,” said Kevin Mahoney, Chief Operating Officer for Stonebridge Companies. “Stonebridge expertise, along with Janelle’s focused experience in sales and marketing at large full-service hotels will continue to accelerate our position as a leading lodging management and development company in North America.”
 
Janelle is a 20-year sales and hospitality management pro, most recently with the Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio.  She began her career with an eight-year tenure at Aircoa/Richfield Hospitality Services, quickly advancing to become Regional Director of Sales & Marketing. From there she transitioned her experience to Regional Vice President of Sales for Prime Hospitality, where she helped develop the AmeriSuites brand during her four year tenure. Janelle then joined Hilton Hotels and accepted a position in Portland, Oregon where she oversaw the sales, marketing and revenue management of convention hotels the Doubletree Jantzen Beach and Doubletree Columbia River. She joined Omni Hotels and spent more than three years as the Director of Sales & Marketing for their downtown Los Angeles, California location, then was promoted to Omni's flagship hotel in Irving, Texas, the Omni Mandalay.  She also served as Director of Sales & Marketing for Prism Hotels based in Dallas before rejoining the Hilton brand in Hawaii.
 
"Stonebridge Companies is one of the premier hospitality management companies in the nation, and I'm delighted to bring my creative skills and first-hand experience of the past two decades to grow sales, expand market segments and work on business development for luxury and full service hotels in the Stonebridge portfolio," said Janelle.  "This segment will continue to have an important presence in travel and tourism, and I intend to create even more opportunities for growth as consumer interest in travel continues to rebound."
 
Janelle Cram will be based at the Stonebridge Companies headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. She can be contacted at 303-785-3100 or jcram@sbcos.com.
 
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About Stonebridge Companies
 
Founded in 1991 by Navin C. Dimond, Stonebridge Companies is a privately owned, innovative hotel management company headquartered near Denver, Colorado, which has developed over 60 hotels and operated more than 75 lodging properties. Currently, Stonebridge Companies operates nearly 40 hotels comprising approximately 6,000 guest rooms in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Virginia and Washington. The diverse portfolio includes select service, extended stay, mid-scale and full service hotels in primary and secondary markets.
 
For detailed information, visit www.StonebridgeCompanies.com
 
Media Contact Information:
 
Melissa Madtson
eCommerce Manager
Stonebridge Companies
9100 East Panorama Drive, Suite 300
Englewood, CO 80112
303-785-3159 - Direct Line
mmadtson@sbcos.com