• Bob Megazzini takes on new role for the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek and the Courtyard Marriott Denver Downtown

    POSTED December 6, 2017

Bob Megazzini has been promoted to serve as Area General Manager for the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek and the Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown hotels. With more than 30 years of experience, Megazzini held multiple leadership positions with Marriott International.

Megazzini graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration. He also has earned numerous industry accolades, including the Sage Hospitality’s Leader of the Year, the JW Marriott Eagle Leadership Award, and the Marriott Business Council Leadership Award.

Believing in strong community involvement, Megazzini has served as a board member on the Marriott Business Council, Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland and the Children’s Miracle Network Advisory Council.

“Bob is a tenured Sage leader who has a proven track record that aligns with the company’s core values of performance excellence and community partnerships,” said Sage Hospitality President and CEO Walter Isenberg. “He will be a great addition to the booming Cherry Creek hotel scene and the broader Denver community.”

The JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek features 196 guest rooms and suites with modern décor and a beautiful 4-piece marble bathroom. In addition, there is 8,500 square feet of meeting space, the Antoine du Chez, Cherry Creek Spa, fitness center, and Second Home Kitchen + Bar. Outdoor, there is the Fireside, a 2,400-square foot outdoor event space that offers two walls of glass retractable doors that leads to an enchanting patio with fire pits.

Last year, the Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown completed a multi-million-dollar renovation with updates to the lobby, 3,200 square feet of meeting space, flexible venues, a business center, valet parking, and a 24 hour fitness center. Guests can also dine at the Rialto Café or grab a quick snack and coffee at Starbucks.

The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in downtown Denver has welcomed Ann Sutherland Lynch as director of sales and marketing. Lynch has over 25 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry and robust Colorado experience. 


Diverse, extensive experience and a passion for both DC and Denver are what Lester Robinson II is bringing to Visit Denver as the new sales director, Washington DC Region. A Michigan native, Robinson has been in the DC area for 10 years and has traveled all over the country for work. Prior to joining Visit Denver, he worked with Caesar’s Entertainment in Las Vegas and Hilton Worldwide in Baltimore and Michigan.


These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to Megan Gosch. 

Marsha Wilson recently become the Durango Area Tourism Office's sales manager.