Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center Hires New Director of Sales

The Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio has hired Cindy Sherman as Director of Sales.

Online PR News – 08-June-2013 – Cathedral City – Kent, OH, June 07, 2013 -- The Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio has hired Cindy Sherman as Director of Sales.

Sherman‘s main responsibilities as Director of Sales are to direct the solicitation efforts of room, food, beverage, and other sales, and create and implement an annual sales and marketing plan for the Kent State Hotel.

“We are very excited to have Cindy on board as our new Director of Sales,” said Mike Riccio, General Manager of KSU Hotel and Conference Center. “She has an extensive background in both hospitality and sales which we are sure will make her an integral part of the KSU Hotel team.”

Sherman graduated from Bowling Green University in 1988 with a degree in Interpersonal and Public Communications, Hospitality Management specialty. She has been recognized as both a Quarterly Winner and Golden Circle Chairman’s Achiever in her previous positions.
She was employed in a multitude of roles while climbing the corporate ladder during her 16 year tenure with the Marriott Corporation before accepting her current position at the Kent State Hotel.

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