• Q&A: Linda Maurer, global account manager, southwest, Benchmark

     
    POSTED July 3, 2019
     

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 kassidy.tarala@tigeroak.com.

Linda Maurer as recently appointed global account manager, southwest of Benchmark Hospitality.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role? 

I am really looking forward to establishing great relationships with all of my new colleagues and introducing clients to all of the amazing properties Benchmark has to offer.

2. How do you think past experiences have prepared you for this role?

I’ve been incredibly fortunate to work for some wonderful properties and companies with stellar GSOs. These strong partnerships with GSOs and all third parties have taught me invaluable lessons that I’ll surely take with me in this new role.   

3. How did you get into the industry?

I began working part time at Four Seasons during college and found this industry to be both fun and rewarding, so I continued to pursue the hospitality world.

4. What are you hoping to achieve in your new role? 

I am hoping to achieve wild success for both Benchmark and my clients.

5. What do you enjoy most about the industry? 

I seriously enjoy the deep connections I’ve formed with both clients and colleagues, along with the healthy dose of daily fun.

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 kassidy.tarala@tigeroak.com.

Phillip Blane and Adela Toto were recently named general manager and director of sales and marketing for Kimpton Glover Park Hotel.

 

Gary Gill, telephone operator for The Broadmoor, earns the Heart of Hospitality award from The Above and Beyond Foundation.

1. How do you go above and beyond?

Our guests have a high expectation of service from The Broadmoor. Every team member strives to exceed that expectation; but, as I found out early on, the small things matter just as well.

 

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 kassidy.tarala@tigeroak.com.

Jose Ortega was recently hired as the general manager of Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role?