Chicago, IL – April 7, 2021 – Rachel Clark has been named the Director of Sales & Marketing for SOPHY® Hyde Park hotel in Chicago. The 98-room boutique hotel is home to Mesler Restaurant & Bar and is located in the dynamic Hyde Park community, close to the new David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago as well as the site of the future Obama Presidential Center.

Ms. Clark is a 15-year veteran of the hospitality industry. A Pennsylvania State University graduate in Hospitality Management, Clark started her sales career with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place as a Corporate Management Trainee. She went on to work in sales and marketing for a number of Chicago properties, including the Hilton Chicago, Palmer House Hilton, Drake Hotel, Conrad Chicago and the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. She received Hilton’s Circle of Excellence award in 2014.

“We are honored to welcome Rachel to SOPHY,” says Anthony Beach, General Manager of SOPHY Hyde Park. “She brings a depth of Chicago-based experience and a rich knowledge of the hotel landscape, as well as a genuine love of this city. Rachel’s exceptional talents are tremendous assets for a boutique hotel like SOPHY, a top lodging option, not only in Hyde Park, but within Chicago’s hotel market since opening in the fall of 2018.”