SALISBURY, Md., April 13, 2015—Marshall Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel management and services company that operates properties nationwide, announced today that it has named Randy Griffin executive vice-president of sales & marketing. In his new role, Griffin will oversee the company’s sales and marketing team and efforts.
“Randy is an award-winning, innovative, sales and marketing leader who brings more than 35 years of sales experience to our company,” said Mike Marshall, president and CEO. “Randy conceives high impact growth strategies and leads teams to implement them in highly competitive, rapidly evolving environments. We welcome his addition and his expertise as we continue to pursue our aggressive growth goals.”
Prior to joining Marshall, Griffin was vice-president of sales at Marriott International Global Sales Organization where he developed Marriott’s Sales Certification Training programs for field sales executives. Over the course of his career, Griffin has held increasingly more responsible hospitality sales positions, including Midwest area director of sales for Marriott Renaissance Hotels and Resorts, and Florida region director of sales and marketing for the Marriott Eden Roc Renaissance Resort and Spa. He has received numerous industry accolades, including Sales and Marketing Activation Awards (Marriott International, 2011), Property Sales Leader of the Year (Marriott International, 2006), Executive of the Year (Continental Companies, 1996) and Director of Sales of the Year (Sheraton Design Center, 1994). Griffin graduated from the University of North Carolina with a BS in Business Administration.
“Marshall Hotels is on a rapid growth trajectory, and I look forward to working with the talented sales and marketing team already in place to help them achieve their aggressive goals,” noted Griffin. “As the company on-boards new hotels, we have a great opportunity to elevate performance at the individual and property level, and I feel confident that my background in sales training will play a significant role in raising an already high bar.”