Cranwell Resort Names New Wedding Sales Executive
Bringing more than 16 years of catering and sales experience, Matthews has served in various senior operations and sales positions throughout out the country. Her most recent hospitality experience was as director of catering and conference services at the five-star Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla. She has also directed catering at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Fla., the Embassy Suites, in Denver, and the Blue Hill Country Club in Canton.
Matthews detailed and executed events for visits by President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, while at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland. During her tenure there, she received Marriott International's President's Choice Award and the Golden Globe Award. She comes to Cranwell Resort from the Albany (N.Y.) County Convention and Visitors Bureau, where she was responsible for association sales and generating new meeting and conference business.