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 Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Tade Allen Director of Sales
for The Founders Inn & Spa
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, November 2006 - Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Tade Allen as director of sales for The Founders Inn, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Ellen Ruane-Johnson, general manager, made the announcement. 

"It gives me great pleasure to announce the promotion of Tade to the position of director of sales," said Ms. Ruane-Johnson.  "She is a superb sales professional who continually exceeds her goals.  She is also a terrific leader and mentor to her sales team."

Ms. Allen was previously senior sales manager for The Founders Inn & Spa.  A remarkably talented sales executive, she has been recognized for extraordinary achievement throughout her career, and has been appointed to Benchmark's prestigious Platinum Club for consistency in superior sales performance.  She achieved "Star Status" three times within the Benchmark sales organization.

In 2003, Ms. Allen was awarded Benchmark Hospitality International's highest national sales award, "Sales Executive of the Year." 

Previous to joining Benchmark at The Founders Inn & Spa, Ms. Allen was employed by the Radisson Hotel Tampa and the Omni Jacksonville Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida.

Tade Allen attended The University of Pittsburgh.  She resides in Virginia Beach with her family.

Boasting old-world charm accented by beautiful furnishings and antiques, The Founders Inn provides the appeal and warmth of a country inn with fine amenities and award-winning cuisine.   The Inn's 240 guestrooms and suites include wireless Internet access, generous workspace and views of 26 landscaped acres.  Select rooms include gas fireplaces, and views of the lake and English gardens.  The Founders Inn is located at 5641 Indian River Road in Virginia Beach near exit 286B of I-264 East.   For reservations and additional information, please call 800-926-4466 or visit   Benchmark Hospitality International operates The Founders Inn.

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 


Benchmark Hospitality International
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas

Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications 
201-758-2864 / 201-758-2865-Fax

Also See: Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Ellen Ruane-Johnson General Manager of The Founders Inn / April 2006
Anthony Loos Appointed Director of Food & Beverage at The Founders Inn in Virginia Beach, Virginia / July 2005


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