• Kimpton Solamar Hotel Appoints Devin Mahoney as General Manager

     
    POSTED March 10, 2018
     

The 235-room stylish boutique Kimpton Solamar Hotel announced the appointment of Arizona native, Devin Mahoney as general manager.

A seasoned hospitality industry leader, Mahoney will be responsible for day-to-day hotel operations, guest relations and business development for the hotel. “Kimpton Solamar has so much to offer vacationers, business travelers, and local San Diegans,” said Mahoney. “I am incredibly proud to be a part of the Kimpton family and look forward to becoming an integral part of the community and leading the team to meet new challenges and provide the highest level of service to our guests in 2018.”

Mahoney spent two years as general manager at Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa in Phoenix, where he received Kimpton’s ‘Freshman of the Year’ award for high performance amongst new company general managers.

“Devin’s extensive knowledge of the Kimpton brand coupled with his award-winning leadership at the property in Phoenix make him a great asset to Kimpton Solamar,” said Kate Connor, Director of Sales and Marketing at Kimpton Solamar Hotel. “We have big plans for the East Village property in 2018 and look forward to bringing them to life under Devin’s leadership.”

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel has announced the appointment of Russell Shearer as executive chef. With over a decade of experience working in hospitality kitchens across the country, most recently at JW Marriott Chicago, Shearer will oversee the hotel’s culinary operation, including one of Chicago’s hottest rooftop destinations, Raised. 

 

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

The Albert in Hotel EMC2 recently appointed Larry Feldmeier as its new executive chef. With over 12 years of experience in the industry, Feldmeier will combine technique and style to create a refined, yet innovative menu for the contemporary restaurant.

 

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

Michael Murphy was recently appointed general manager of the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino.

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