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Benchmark Hospitality International Appoints
Brent Haste Director of Corporate Accounting

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, August 2008 … Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Brent Haste as director of corporate accounting for the leading hospitality management company.  Dennis Blyshak, chief financial officer, made the announcement.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Brent to Benchmark’s Home Office and to announce his promotion,” said Mr. Blyshak.  “He has been with our company since 2005 and has proven himself to be an exemplary accounting professional.”

Brent Haste was previously the controller for The Founders Inn & Spa, Benchmark Hospitality’s property located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  He came to Benchmark having served as controller for the Wyndham Burlington Hotel in Vermont.  He has also held the title of assistant controller for the Franklin Plaza Hotel, in Center City, Philadelphia, and served in the same position at Carmel Valley Ranch, a Wyndham Luxury Resort in Carmel, California. 

Earlier in his career, Mr. Haste held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility for Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, gaining important operational and financial accounting experience at hotels throughout the country.

Brent Haste is a graduate of Cuyamaca College of El Cajon, California, and Eastern Michigan University of Ypsilanti, Michigan.   He and his family are relocating to The Woodlands.

Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™.  The privately held company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  Benchmark is a worldwide organization operating over 30 properties representing major metropolitan and resort destinations.   Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston, with regional offices in New Jersey and Connecticut.  International offices are located in Tokyo and Santiago, Chile. For locations of properties and additional information, visit  


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

Also See: Dennis Blyshak Appointed Chief Financial Officer for Benchmark Hospitality / Feb 2001
Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Brent Haste Controller at The Founders Inn / November 2005

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