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Brien Fox Promoted to Vice President, Sales and Marketing
for Waterford Hotel Group

WATERFORD, CT (March 20, 2008) --- Waterford Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Brien Fox as Vice President, Sales and Marketing for the national hotel management firm. Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. currently operates 23 properties representing a total of nearly 3,400 rooms, as well as the Connecticut Convention Center. As Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Brien is responsible for overseeing all aspects of sales, marketing and revenue management within the hotel organization. 

Previously, Brien served as the Director of Sales and Marketing at the Waterford-managed Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa and later as the Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing for Waterford Hotel Group. “Brien has excelled in his previous roles within our organization and has implemented a number of successful sales and marketing initiatives,” stated Terry Bickhardt, President and COO for Waterford Hotel Group. “He is most deserving of this promotion and we look forward to having him continue as a valued member of our team.” 

Brien brings a wealth of hospitality experience to Waterford with more than 20 years of sales and operations experience in the industry. His background includes 10 years of sales leadership with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, working with both the Sheraton and Westin brands in the New England region. Prior to his tenure with Starwood, Brien served in operational roles with the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston and for Le Meridien Hotels. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from New York University. Brien resides in East Haddam, CT with his wife and three children. 

Waterford Hotel Group, Inc., with headquarters in Waterford, CT, currently manages 23 properties in seven states. Waterford Hotel Group has experience operating virtually every type of hotel property, including limited services properties, all-suite hotels, conference centers, and large full service and resort properties. The company's approach to hotel development and operations is hands-on, and features frequent site visits and constant communication with customers and partners. Additionally, Waterford Hotel Group offers centralized accounting, financial reporting, strategic marketing, human resources, and day-to-day operations management systems to increase market share and profitability at all properties. For more information, visit the company's website at


Lisa M. Beers 
(860) 701-9621

Also See: Ben Seidel Named Vice President, Development for Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. / January 2006
Waterford Hotel Group Partners with School of Hospitality Management at Penn State to Form a Leadership Development Institute / February 2006


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