The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, November 2016 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Lourdes Harkins as director of human resources for Doral Arrowwood. The resort, located in Rye Brook, New York, is a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property. Mike McNeill, Benchmark’s general manager, made the announcement.

“It is such a pleasure to formally welcome Lourdes to our executive team here at Doral Arrowwood,” said Mr. McNeill. “She brings important knowledge of human resources within the resort environment to our property, as well as a keen understanding of our market. We look forward to her leadership and championing of Benchmark’s signature ‘Be The Difference’ guest service culture at our resort.”

Lourdes Harkins brings 22 years of leadership experience in human resources management to her new position at Doral Arrowwood. She was previously area director of human resources for Destinations Hotel & Resorts, based at Tarrytown Estate and Conference Center.

Ms. Harkins is a graduate of the College of Mount Saint Vincent where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business with a concentration in Human Resources. She resides in New York City.