CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – (October 15, 2019) – Chattanooga’s historic hotel, The Read House, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tennessee native Andrea Richey as director of sales. With an impressive resume, including more than 20 years of successful, recognized achievement, Andrea joined The Read House in late September.
Throughout her career, Richey has worked at both big brand and independent hotels across the country. Most recently she served as the Area Director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club in Frisco, Texas. Prior to that, she spent two years as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Revival at Mt Vernon Place – A Joie de Vivre Hotel in Baltimore, MD. Richey also has experience at Hilton properties in Georgia and Louisiana as well as a Sheraton hotel in New Mexico. She has worked for several hotels within the Davidson Hotel Company portfolio throughout the Southeast. Richey’s accolades include: Director of Sales of the Year at Prism Hotels and Resorts; Best Hotel Team Award at Hilton San Antonio Awards; and Hyatt Sales Manager of the Quarter at Hyatt Regency Suites in Atlanta.
“We are thrilled to have Andrea join our team and welcome her to The Read House,” said General Manager Ken Merkel. “Andrea has a proven track record of success in the hospitality industry, a passion for offering personalized guest experiences and a desire to weave our brand and efforts into the local community, which we believe will be essential for the hotel’s success moving forward.”
The Read House offers more than 17,000 square feet of fully renovated event space. The stunning Silver Ballroom is rich with period details, including original Waterford Crystal chandeliers and intricate silver leaf moldings. The Read House boasts more than a dozen meeting rooms that come fully equipped with the latest audio-visual technology and support staff, ensuring that every business presentation flows seamlessly. For more information on booking groups, meetings or events, visit https://www.thereadhousehotel.com/meetings-events/.