PARK CITY, Utah (November 15, 2017) – Montage Hotels & Resorts has announced the promotion of Afsi Bird to resort manager at Montage Deer Valley. A two-year veteran of Montage Deer Valley, Bird is now responsible for the resort's day-to-day operations including lodging, food and beverage management, human resources, attractions, and guest services.
"It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of Afsi Bird to resort manager," said Allen Highfield, general manager, Montage Deer Valley. "Afsi's dedication and passion for the industry has allowed her to gain extensive experience, and we look forward to the enthusiastic spirit she brings Montage Deer Valley on a daily basis."
Bird joined Montage Deer Valley in 2015 as director of rooms where she was responsible for all guest relations, including assuring top-of-line accommodations and exceptional service from the resort's front desk and reservations office. Prior to living in Park City, Bird resided in Denver where she held various roles including general manager at Hotel Teatro and area general manager for The Crawford Hotel and The Oxford Hotel & Spa, overseeing the hotel's pre-opening efforts. She also spent nearly two decades with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, including eight years as director of rooms at Four Seasons properties in Newport Beach, Scottsdale, Santa Barbara, and Aviara.
Bird is a graduate of Höhere Handelsschule in Aachen, Germany, and is fluent in German, Persian and English. Bird currently resides in Park City with her husband Justin, their son Dylan, and their Bernese Mountain Dog Jackson.