News for the Hospitality Executive
Allen Goodman Named Director, Sales & Marketing
of Hawks Cay, Duck Key, Florida
February 5, 2009 (Duck Key) -- Hawks Cay is pleased to announce the appointment of Allen Goodman as Director, Sales & Marketing. A seasoned veteran of hotel sales and marketing with more than 30 years of management experience across the U.S., Goodman is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of all sales and marketing efforts at Hawks Cay.
“We’re delighted to welcome Allen to Hawks Cay and anticipate impressive results from his sales and marketing leadership at our resort,” said Stephen Bello, Managing Director of Hawks Cay. “Allen’s experience and expertise in the hospitality industry will be instrumental in driving new business to Hawks Cay.”
Goodman has held an array of sales and marketing positions at hotels and resorts across the U.S., from Chicago to Washington, DC, Beaver Creek, Colorado to Tempe, Arizona, and Palm Coast, Florida to Newport Beach, California. He joins Hawks Cay from Ginn Hammock Beach Resort, an AAA Four Diamond property in Palm Coast, where he spent the past nine months as Vice President, Sales & Marketing.
Other positions held include Director of Marketing at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (2007-2008); Regional Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Destination Hotels and Resorts (2000-2005); Director of Sales & Marketing at the Monarch Hotel in Washington, DC (1999-2000); and Director of Sales & Marketing at Westin Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida (1997-1999).
Goodman’s background even includes a two-year turn as Assistant General Manager in charge of rooms, F&B and golf operations at Carmel Valley Ranch Resort in Carmel Valley, California (1995-1997). He got his start in hospitality as Corporate Sales Manager at the Hilton Inn in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1976.
A native of Duluth, MN, Goodman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Over the years, he has been active in a number of community, charitable and professional organizations, including local Boys and Girls Clubs, the Leukemia Society of America, the Police Athletic League and the Hotel Management Association. He currently resides in Palm Coast, FL with his wife and three sons.
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