MERRILLVILLE, Ind., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado native Stasia Patience is the new Director of Sales at the White Lodging managed Denver Marriott South/Littleton hotel. In making the announcement, Brian Lenfestey General Manager of the property said, "With Stasia's exceptional experience, we look forward to her having an immediate impact on our organization."
No stranger to the White Lodging family or the Marriott brand, Patience was most recently the Director of Sales at White Lodging's Boulder Marriott, a position she also held between 2006 and 2008. Her start in the hospitality industry came in 1982, when she held various positions over the years at Residence Inn by Marriott properties in Colorado and St. Louis.
Patience's first Director of Sales Position was at the Residence Inn by Marriott at the Denver Downtown. In 2000 she received the Director of Sales of the Year award and won numerous individual and team regional sales awards.
From her Director of Sales position, she transitioned into the Assistant General Manager position at the same property before moving on to a Senior Account Executive position for the Denver Marriott Market Sales. Prior to rejoining White Lodging in 2009, Patience returned to the Residence Inn Denver City Center as the General Manager.
"We are excited to have Stasia back as part of the White Lodging team," comment Lenfestey, "and we are excited to have her lead our sales efforts for groups, special corporate accounts and our catering business."
White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development, and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Their current portfolio consists of over 155 hotels in 18 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group, and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.
For more information about White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com or call 219-472-2900.
SOURCE White Lodging Services Corporation