Austin, Texas – February 17, 2016 – Hotel Van Zandt, a Kimpton Hotel which opened in November 2015 has appointed Chuck Moses as the property’s Director of Sales and Marketing. Moses, an Austin resident for over seven years will be responsible for planning and implementing sales, marketing and product development programs targeted towards existing and new markets in concert with the hotel’s General Manager, Joe Pagone.
A highly accomplished lodging sales director, Moses joins Hotel Van Zandt from the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown where he had served as Sales Director. During his time at the Omni, he helped develop many of the property’s key programs and was instrumental in increasing the revenue for the hotel during important city-wide events such as Formula One and SXSW. Moses’ knowledge of the rapidly evolving downtown Austin hotel landscape as well as his lighthearted personality will help position Hotel Van Zandt amongst their target market as Austin continues to garner an increased presence in the national spotlight.
Moses has also held notable roles at the Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio Texas (from 2002 to 2007) as Associate Director of Sales. During his time there he exceeded sales goals many times over and was a key figure in planning and directly implementing team motivation and performance measures. After leaving San Antonio he joined the Hilton Austin as Assistant Director, Sales where he continued to achieve sterling results and boosting revenue for the hotel during his tenure from 2007 to 2013.
Moses began his career at USAA, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services group. During his time there he was promoted several times, ultimately rising to the rank of Project Manager for their San Antonio office.
For his numerous achievements, Moses has received a many awards, including being named Omni Austin Hotel Downtown’s Manager of the Year in 2014 and a Hilton Circle of Excellence Individual Recipient in 2002 and 2005.