• Boston Park Plaza Appoints Sterling Brown as Human Resources Director

     
    POSTED December 13, 2016
     

Boston Park Plaza has named Sterling Brown their new human resources director. Brown brings more than two decades of human resources experience to his new position.

“Sterling’s extensive expertise in human resources is extremely impressive and a huge gain for Boston Park Plaza,” says Jon Crellin, managing director, Boston Park Plaza. “We have no doubt he will run a smooth and effective operation for our employees and we’re excited to welcome him to the property.”

Brown received his master’s degree in public administration and human resource development from Villanova University. He has served as an organizational development consultant for multiple clients, where he was responsible for social innovation and acquiring talent. He also worked with Sage Hospitality Group as the vice president of people resources where he created the group’s first brand video to promote their 15 hotels and restaurants.

Brown is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in business administration from Wilmington University. He is a certified senior professional in human resources by the Human Resource Certification Institute and has a Senior Certified Professional designation from the Society for Human Resources Management.

Through responses to bi-weekly surveys, Global Business Travel Association members have indicated that domestic busines travel is ramping up after months of struggle.  

 

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.  

 

Choosing a career in the event industry is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it: Event planning is stressful. The last-minute changes, demands from clients and surmounting urgency of a quickly approaching event can make it difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

As a new mother, I’m right there with you and need just as much help developing a healthy work-life balance. In my experiences working in events, I’ve found the following to be helpful ways to care for my mental health, despite being in a stressful profession: