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Benchmark Appoints Sherri Budz Director of Sales for the
Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Itasca, Illinois

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, July 2010 … Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading US-based hospitality management company, has announced the appointment of Sherri Budz as director of sales for the award-winning Eaglewood Resort & Spa of Itasca, Illinois, near Chicago.  Charles Reece, general manager, made the announcement.

“I am very pleased to announce Sherri’s promotion to director of sales,” said Mr. Reece.  “She comes to her new position at our resort with a solid history of success and is an excellent addition to our sales leadership team.”

Sherri Budz most recently served as senior sales manager for Eaglewood Resort & Spa, a position she assumed upon joining the property in 2008 and in which she experienced significant success.   

Ms. Budz has previously served in sales leadership positions for hotels and resorts within the greater Chicago and Northern Illinois markets, and in surrounding states for properties with a focus on penetrating the Chicago marketplace.  Earlier in her career, she gained important destination marketing experience working for a destination management company.

Sherri Budz received her Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications degree from the University of Illinois.  She resides in Warrenville, Illinois.

About Eaglewood Resort & Spa 
Eaglewood Resort & Spa is located at 1401 Nordic Rd., in Itasca, Ill.  A Four-Diamond resort, the property features 295 spacious guestrooms and suites, a selection of fine and casual dining options; first-class recreation including an 18-hole championship golf course; as well as 38,000 square feet of IACC-certified meeting space and a complete health spa. Eaglewood is strategically located on 106 acres in northwest Chicago, just 35 miles from downtown Chicago, and 12 miles west of O'Hare International Airport. For more information about Eaglewood, call (630) 773-1400, toll free at (877) 285-6150 or  Eaglewood Resort & Spa is a Benchmark Hospitality International property.

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


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

Also See: Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Eva Tyrawa Controller for Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Itasca, Illinois / July 2010

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