• Sheraton Denver Downtown Hired New Director of Sales

     
    POSTED December 18, 2016
     

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel recently hired Sean McNamara as director of sales. His new role will include directing the sales department, putting strategies into action and driving meetings and events business.

McNamara graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in sales and marketing. Prior to getting into the hospitality industry, McNamara wore many hats and held positions in industries like marketing, client services, media production, publishing and financial services.

“We are very excited to have Sean on our team,” says Tony Dunn, general manager, Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. “His proven successes and extensive sales background will help drive our sales efforts to the next level.”

Before joining the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, McNamara worked at Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay in Hawaii for six years. During this time, McNamara was recognized as Sales Leader of the Year for Starwood North America in 2015. He also gained experience working in a variety of roles at Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa, including positions in food and beverage, catering and convention services, and sales and marketing.

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