News for the Hospitality Executive
Mark C. White Named Director of Sales for Wintergreen
Near Charlottesville, Virginia
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.