Eden Prairie (Minneapolis), MN, April 5, 2018 … Continuing the expansion of its domestic and global sales force, Teneo Hospitality Group,the premier global group representation firm, has appointed David Berzofsky as Director of Sales, Midwest. Mr. Berzofsky is a leading specialist in luxury hotel sales and brings an in-depth knowledge of the luxury market together with a strong presence in the Midwest to his new position with Teneo.
“We are absolutely delighted to welcome David to the Teneo Sales force,” says President Mike Schugt. “He comes to us with over 25 years of hospitality sales experience, most recently as Global Account Executive for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company/Marriott International. As Teneo continues to expand, we are committed to hiring elite sales professionals that are an extension of our member hotels and DMCs. David has extensive experience selling luxury hotels and an exceptional industry reputation to add to our growing sales team in the Midwest.”
In David Berzofsky’s prior position in Global Sales he worked to broaden Ritz-Carlton’s overall customer base and generate new business. Upon Marriott’s merger with Starwood, Mr. Berzofsky was promoted to Marriott’s new Luxury Division, representing eight brands and over 350 hotels worldwide. In this capacity, he cultivated and managed a customer base of over 500 accounts throughout the Midwest, doubling yearly revenues over an eight-year period.
Mr. Berzofsky’s earlier sales experience spans several prominent luxury resorts in Florida, including the Eden Roc Resort & Spa in Miami Beach, the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo and Ritz-Carlton’s three Miami properties.
David Berzofsky holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management at Amherst. His exceptional career sales performance has been recognized with several distinguished awards, including ten Chairman’s Circle awards with Ritz-Carlton.