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Paul Gleason and Theresa Gramlich Named to Director of Sales & Marketing
Positions at Dow Hotel Company Properties
SEATTLE, Wash., November 1, 2005—The Dow Hotel Company, LLC (DHC), a hotel owner/investor and management company, today announced it has promoted two of its associates to director of sales positions.  Paul W. Gleason III has been named director of sales & marketing of the Doubletree Hotel Bellevue, outside Seattle, Wash.  Theresa Gramlich has been named director of sales for the Sheraton North Houston in Texas.  In their new roles, each will be responsible for leading the overall sales and marketing efforts of their respective hotels.  

Paul W. Gleason III

Additionally, Gleason will be tasked with helping to execute the conversion of the Doubletree hotel to the Hilton brand.  The hotel recently changed ownership.

Prior to assuming his new position, Gleason held a similar position at the Sheraton North Houston in Texas.  A 20-year sales and marketing veteran with 13 of those years in the hospitality industry, he has served in a variety of hospitality sales roles, including national director of new business development for Sunstone Hotels and also led the sales effort at the Wyndham Greenspoint Hotel in Houston, Texas.  He is a member of the Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA), the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA).

Theresa Gramlich

Theresa Gramlich brings with her more than a decade of hospitality experience.  She has held a number of increasingly important sales positions at the Sheraton North Houston Hotel, including total account sales manager and executive meeting manager.  Prior to joining the hotel, she was restaurant supervisor at the Marriott West Loop, also in Houston.  

The Dow Hotel Company, headquartered in Seattle, is a hotel owner/investor and operator of first-class, full-service hotels with properties throughout the United States.  The company's portfolio of owned and managed properties comprises institutional grade hotels under such brands as Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites, Sheraton, Radisson, Crowne Plaza, and Doubletree.  The company aggressively seeks to acquire, co-invest with joint venture partners and/or manage mid- to large-size, institutional-grade, full-service hotels, especially those that have extensive food and beverage capabilities.


The Dow Hotel Company, LLC

Also See: The Dow Hotel Company Names Ernie Catanzaro Vice President of Operations and Frank Rodriguez Named General Manager of the Doubletree Hotel Bellevue, Washington / August 2005
Dow Hotel Company Purchases the 353-Room Doubletree Bellevue Hotel for Approximately $48.5 million; Plans Renovation and Conversion to Hilton Brand / June 2005


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