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Mark C. White Named Director of Sales for Wintergreen Resort
Near Charlottesville, Virginia


WINTERGREEN, VA ó November 1, 2007óMark C. White has been named director of sales for Wintergreen Resort, one of the premier, all-season vacation destinations in the mid-Atlantic located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. In his new role, White will be responsible for the resortís sales efforts and the management of the sales staff. He comes to Wintergreen Resort with the perfect combination of hospitality, sales, and financial experience. 
 
Armed with a bachelorís degree in Economics from the University of Rhode Island, White began his career as credit analyst at the Rhode Island Hospital Trust National Bank in Providence, R.I., (now Bank of America). 
 
He then joined the Krisam Group, one of the worldís leading consultants for meeting planners and corporate events, as Director of New Business Development. He soon was promoted to director of sales and marketing, and four years later, became the Washington, D.C.-based companyís chief operating officer, a position he held for eight years. 
 
Searching for a more rural lifestyle, White and his family relocated to Charlottesville, Va., where he managed the marketing and sales efforts for the area chapter of the American Cancer Society. He also spearheaded the chapterís seven fundraisers, including a golf tournament, polo match, black-tie gala and two Relay for Life events. 

Prior to joining Wintergreen Resort, he served as director of sales and marketing for Keswick Vineyards in Keswick, Va.
 
An avid golfer, mountain biker, skier, snowboarder, triathlon competitor and philanthropist, White also devotes his free time to promoting children's educational activities.
 
He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his wife and daughter.
 
About Wintergreen Resort:
Wintergreen Resort is an 11,000-acre, four-season resort located in the Blue Ridge Mountains southwest of Charlottesville, Virginia. This beautiful hideaway is the ultimate vacation and conference spot, with more than 300 condominium-style accommodations; 45 holes of championship golf; snow skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing; an award-winning tennis program; a full-service, destination spa; 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space; and a variety of enticing dining options. The resort is located adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway in beautiful Central Virginia near Charlottesville, just 90 minutes from Richmond, Va., three hours from Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, N.C., five and a half hours from Philadelphia, Pa. and eight hours from Atlanta, Ga. For more information, guests can call (434) 325-2200 or visit the resortís web site at www.wintergreenresort.com .

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Contact:

Karen Moraghan
(908) 876-5100
kmoraghan@hunter-pr.com

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