• 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.

Michelle Feitshans was recently hired as the catering and events sales manager of Craddock Terry Hotel.

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

 

Robert Lowe Jr. was recently appointed as a new advisory board member of Arbor Lodging, a hotel investment and management company. Lowe is the current Co-CEO of Lowe, a leading national real estate investment, development and management firm. 

 

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.

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