On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Ariz., has announced the addition of three new directors: Kevin Coleman as global director of revenue management, Denise Bruzzone as global director of sales, and Ricky Ocampo as food & beverage director.

Here’s a look at other notable comings and goings that took place this week:

Graduate Madison, a hotel located in Madison, Wis., has named Shanna Pacifico as executive chef of the hotel’s two restaurants, The Madison Blind and Portage Pi.

New York Hilton Midtown has appointed Diarmuid Dwyer as general manager. In his new role, Dwyer will manage the day-to-day operations of the 1,931-room hotel.


The Hotel Association of New York City has named Niki Franzitta as vice president of member relations and development. With over 15 years of experience as a labor relations attorney, Franzitta will focus on growing the Association’s membership base and providing member hotels with expertise relating to a range of labor and regulatory issues.

Hilton has appointed Greg Hartmann as senior vice president of luxury, lifestyle, resort, and corporate development. Previously, Hartmann served as managing director for the Hotels & Hospitality Group in North America for Jones Lang LaSalle.

Teneo Hospitality Group, a global sales firm that represents over 300 hotels and resorts, has named Julie Stovroff as vice president of sales, insurance, and financial services. Stovroff has over 31 years of experience, most recently serving as vice president of group sales, insurance, and financial services for Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

BerlinRosen, a full-service strategic communications and marketing firm, has appointed Sara Joseph as senior vice president of hospitality and lifestyle. Based in New York, Joseph will lead client business and seek to expand the firm’s roster in travel and hospitality.

The McBride Company, a conceptual design and planning firm specialized in the creation of hospitality and leisure destinations, has appointed Johnnie Rush as chief business innovation officer and Manuel Fernando Arredondo as senior conceptual design director.

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