The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, April 2016 … Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Brandon Lehmeyer general manager for the Spanish Garden Inn, a Personal Luxury property located in Santa Barbara, California. Greg Champion, Benchmark’s president & COO, made the announcement.
“It is with great pleasure that I welcome Brandon to the Spanish Garden Inn,” said Mr. Champion. “He comes to his new role with important operational experience and a natural ability to lead. We congratulate him on this promotion within our company!”
Brandon Lehmeyer was most recently director of operations for Willows Lodge, Benchmark’s Personal Luxury property located in Woodinville, Washington, near Seattle. While at Willows Lodge, Mr. Lehmeyer also held the positions of director of rooms and rooms manager. Prior to this, he worked in both the food & beverage and rooms departments at the Westin Bellevue in Bellevue, Washington. He began his career at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Brandon Lehmeyer received his tourism development and management degree from Arizona State University, located in Tempe, Arizona. He is relocating to Santa Barbara with his wife Ashley.