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The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, August 21, 2013 - Benchmark Hospitality International®, a leading US-based hospitality management company, has named Jerry Jensen director of sales and marketing for Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center.  Brenda Weskamp, general manager for the property, a Benchmark Resort® located in Scottsdale, Arizona, made the announcement.

"I am so pleased to welcome Jerry to our resort," said Ms. Weskamp.  "He brings with him an impressive background of success in sales leadership, and extensive knowledge of our group and individual guest markets.  We look forward to his active contributions as part of our executive team."

Jerry Jensen is a veteran of more than 30 years in hospitality sales and marketing. Previously Mr. Jensen was director of sales and marketing for the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona, where he managed the property's successful transition from an independent to a branded resort. He has served in the same role for a variety of properties throughout the western United States, from large downtown convention hotels to boutique resorts, upscale independent properties and major brands. In addition, he has held area and regional director of sales and marketing positions.      

Mr. Jensen is a graduate of the University of Houston where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.  He is a Certified Hospitality Sales Professional, and is also a professional jazz musician. Mr. Jensen has relocated to Scottsdale.

About Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center

Located in the heart of scenic McCormick Ranch, recognized for the splendor of its lakes, greenbelts and golf courses, the 326-room Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center provides convenient access to both the dramatic beauty of the Sonoran Desert and the lively shopping, restaurant, gallery, and club scene of Scottsdale. The resort borders the McCormick Ranch Golf Club offering private golf views from rooms, patios and restaurants.  The Palm Court serves classic American cuisine with Continental service in a casual yet elegant environment. Both the Palm Court and the resort are AAA Four-Diamond Award winners.  For more information, visit

About Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® represents the finest in lodging, dining, recreational and meeting accommodations. Many are certified by the International Association of Conference Centers, the leading professional organization governing the multi-billion dollar conference center industry on five continents, and many have also been recognized with the coveted Benchmark Conference Centers® certification of meeting excellence.  Benchmark Resorts & Hotels deliver highly specialized service that anticipates guests' needs and ensures a hospitality experience unsurpassed and long remembered.  To become a fan on Facebook, visit, or follow us on Twitter at

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