Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Greg Leeper Regional
Director of Sales for French Lick Resort Casino
Woodlands (Houston), Texas, July 2007 - Benchmark Hospitality International
has announced the appointment of Greg Leeper as regional director of sales
for French Lick Resort Casino, located in French Lick, Indiana. Mark
Bommarito, vice president sales & marketing, made the announcement.
"I am pleased to welcome Greg to French Lick," said Mr. Bommarito.
"He brings significant experience and contacts within the Midwest and nationally
to his new role, and is a great addition to the resort's professional sales
Greg Leeper comes to his new position at French Lick Resort Casino
with three decades of hospitality sales success. In his new role,
he is responsible for corporate, association, and incentive business originating
out of the US Midwestern states.
Mr. Leeper began his hospitality career while in college, working in
operations for Sheraton and Radisson hotels in Nashville. During
his career he has worked with the sales teams for several signature hotel
brands, including Loews, Starwood and Ritz-Carlton. He has also worked
with the landmark property, The Greenbrier, of White Sulphur Springs, West
Most recently, Greg Leeper served as director of sales for hinton+grusich,
a Chicago-based firm representing 120 resorts/hotels across the country.
He is based in Chicago, where he also resides.
French Lick Resort Casino is a $382 million historic restoration and
casino development project that includes the French Lick Springs Hotel,
the new French Lick Casino and the West Baden Springs Hotel. The
premier resort and casino destination features 689 guestrooms and suites;
a 42,000-square-foot, single-level casino; 45 holes of golf, including
the fully restored 1917-era Donald Ross Course at French Lick and the new,
18-hole Pete Dye Course at French Lick (opening 2008); two full-service
spas with a combined 36 treatment rooms totaling 41,000 square feet; and
an array of dining and entertainment options. For more information, please
visit www.frenchlick.com or call 1-888-MyHideaway (888-694-4332).
French Lick Resort Casino is operated by Benchmark Hospitality International.
Benchmark Hospitality International, an independent hospitality management
company based in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, operates resorts, conference
centers, hotels and condominium resorts both domestically and internationally.
For locations of Benchmark Hospitality properties and for additional information,
visit Benchmark's Website at www.benchmarkhospitality.com.