DENVER – Jan. 23, 2019 – The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, a legend among Downtown Denver hotels since 1892, proudly welcomes Ann Sutherland Lynch as Director of Sales & Marketing of the iconic landmark and the adjacent Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown, part of The Brown Palace hotel complex. With over 25 years of specific focus in the luxury hospitality segment combined with robust Colorado experience, Lynch will generate maximum revenue through developing and executing strategies that foster marketing efforts, as well as drive sales for this multi-faceted hotel.

“As an accomplished sales and marketing leader, Ann is an exceptional addition to The Brown Palace hotel complex team,” said Ryan Sistare, Regional Vice President of Hotel Operations & Transitions at HEI Hotels & Resorts. “Her impressive background, results-oriented outlook and overall passion for the job will undoubtedly contribute to our continued success.”

Lynch began her career at Keystone Resort as Senior Sales Manager, and since then, she has held numerous executive sales and marketing positions at renowned full-service luxury hospitality companies such as Vail Resorts, Destination Hotels & Resorts and Timbers Resorts. Most recently, Lynch was the opening Director of Sales & Marketing of The Jacquard Hotel & Rooftop, a new Autograph Collection hotel owned and operated by Denver-based Stonebridge Companies, where she helped launch the property with carefully planned sales tactics and integrated marketing efforts. In addition to her impressive resume, Lynch is nearing the completion of her Masters Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University.

“As a native Coloradan, being part of this iconic hotel is an incredible opportunity, and to be entrusted with the storied nature and time-honored traditions of The Brown is an honor,” said Ann Sutherland Lynch, Director of Sales & Marketing of The Brown Palace hotel complex. “I am privileged to be here and look forward to being an integral part of this successful team!”

The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa is a Forbes Four Star, AAA Four Diamond luxury landmark located in the heart of downtown Denver. Playing host to presidents, celebrities and royalty for more than 125 years, The Brown is the longest continuously operating hotel in Denver, and one of the city’s oldest and most prestigious businesses. Encompassing 241 richly appointed guestrooms and presidential suites; six iconic dining options including Ellyngton’s, Palace Arms, Ship Tavern and the renowned afternoon tea service in the lobby; more than 20,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space and luxurious spa, The Brown Palace captivates guests with its historic heritage fused with modern-day amenities. The Brown Palace is part of the signature Autograph Collection, an exclusive collection of upper upscale and luxury hotels within Marriott International’s global portfolio.

The 22-story Holiday Inn Express completes The Brown Palace hotel complex offering an additional 1,287 sq. ft. of contemporary meeting space on-site and a pedestrian sky bridge, allowing convenient access to The Brown Palace.

To learn more about The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa, please visit or call 678-425-0900, and for more information on Holiday Inn Express, please visit or call 303-296-0400.