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Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Jake Ogley as Director of Sales
STUART, FL (March 17, 2011) --- Jake Ogley has been named Director of Sales for the Courtyard by Marriott located in Stuart, FL. The 120-room Courtyard is managed by Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management firm.
As Director of Sales, Ogley will be responsible for the total sales efforts at the hotel, including developing and maintaining new accounts, supervising sales related personnel, and implementing sales and marketing strategies so as to maximize profits of the hotel while maintaining guest satisfaction.
Ogley brings more than 18 years of hospitality experience to the Courtyard Stuart team. Ogley’s most recent position was that of Sales and Operations Manager for the Lake Opechee Inn and Spa in Lakeport, NH, where he had previously served as the Operations Manager. Ogley’s experience also includes that of Assistant Controller, Purchasing Director, Manager on Duty, Front Office Supervisor, Night Auditor and Guest Services Associate during his nine year tenure at The Inns and Spa at Mill Falls in Meredith, NH.
During his time in New Hampshire, Ogley has served as a Granite State Ambassador, a board member of Cause for Paws NH, treasurer on the Board of Governors for the Faith Christian Academy, as well as ambassador for the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. Ogley has been a nationally certified Travel Councilor since 2007. Ogley currently resides in Jensen Beach, FL.
“Jake’s enthusiasm, friendly personality and knowledge of the market will make him an excellent addition to the Courtyard Stuart team,” commented Jacque Lewis, General Manager of the Courtyard Stuart. “We’re proud to have him as a member of our team.”
Ogley and his family currently live in Jensen Beach, FL.
About Courtyard by Marriott Stuart
The four-story, 120-room Courtyard by Marriott Stuart is located at 7615 SW Lost River Road and represents the next phase of the nearly 18-acre 95 Riverside planned unit development on Florida’s Treasure Coast. Just six miles from downtown Stuart and 12 miles from area beaches, the hotel offers guests convenient access to the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, the Elliott Museum, Lyrick Theatre and the House of Refuge Museum. It is also the first Courtyard in the area to feature the “refreshing business” makeover, including a new lobby and room design. The hotel features 630 square feet of meeting space, high-speed wireless internet access, an outdoor swimming pool with whirlpool spa, fitness center, guest laundry, business center, the Bistro restaurant, and a full-service Starbucks on-site.
About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group, Inc., with headquarters in Waterford, CT, currently manages 27 properties in nine states, representing more than 3,600 rooms. 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 www.waterfordhotelgroup.com
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