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JQH’S RENAISSANCE DALLAS RICHARDSON HOTEL HIRES STEPHANIE MCCLURE AS DIRECTOR OF SALES

Dallas/Richardson, Texas & Springfield, Mo. – September 28, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Stephanie McClure has joined the company as the new director of sales at JQH’s Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel located north of downtown Dallas. With 18 years of hospitality experience, including with Marriott brands and primarily based in Texas, McClure will oversee the sales and marketing team of this TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

September 28th, 2016|

JQH Promotes Misty Wise to Director of Digital Strategy and e-Commerce

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Misty Wise has been promoted to director of digital strategy and e-commerce for the Springfield, Missouri-based company, which is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States. With 14 years of hospitality experience, Wise will be responsible for leading JQH in strategically leveraging digital platforms as well as key and new technologies with the company’s 35 hotels and more

September 7th, 2016|

JQH NAMES SANAIDA GOODNER DIRECTOR OF SALES AT EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

ROGERS, Ark. & Springfield, Mo. – August 23, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Sanaida Goodner is the new director of sales at the company’s Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas – Hotel, Spa & Convention Center in Rogers, Arkansas. With more than 10 years of hospitality experience, including an emphasis on the Arkansas luxury hotel market, Goodner will oversee the sales and marketing team of the upscale, 400-suite hotel just

August 23rd, 2016|

JQH’S EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON ST. LOUIS − ST. CHARLES SEES HOTEL VOLUNTEERISM AND GIVING ON THE RISE TO CHANGE LIVES

Area Community Partners Express Heartfelt Thanks for Hotel’s Ongoing Service St. Louis/St. Charles, Mo. & Springfield, Mo. – July 28, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts’ (JQH) Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis – St. Charles is continuing to build on Mr. John Q. Hammons’ giving legacy as reflected by a rise in employee participation in the hotel’s volunteer and charitable giving opportunities. This TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame hotel exceeded

July 28th, 2016|

KRAIG POMRENKE RETURNS TO JQH AS GENERAL MANAGER OF SHERATON SIOUX FALLS HOTEL

Former Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau Chairman of the Board to Lead Local Upscale Hotel Sioux Falls, S.D. & Springfield, Mo. – June 16, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced Kraig Pomrenke is the new general manager of JQH’s owned and operated Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center in South Dakota. With extensive hospitality experience in Sioux Falls, Pomrenke assumes on-site management of the upscale hotel in the Midwestern

June 16th, 2016|

JQH NAMES BRENT PARKER GENERAL MANAGER OF UNIVERSITY PLAZA HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER IN SPRINGFIELD ARTS DISTRICT

Missouri Native and MSU Graduate to Oversee Two JQH Hotels in Downtown Springfield Springfield, Mo. – June 9, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Missouri-native Brent Parker has been appointed general manager of the company’s University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center located in the heart of the Springfield Arts District downtown. With 24 years of professional hospitality experience, including with JQH assignments in Illinois and Iowa, Parker will also

June 13th, 2016|

JQH ADVANCES BECKY VEALEY AND JEFF SPENCE TO REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF SALES

Springfield, Mo. – May 24, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that JQH veterans Becky Vealey and Jeff Spence have been appointed as regional director of sales for the company. Each has been assigned sales and marketing responsibilities for a group of hotels within JQH’s award-winning portfolio, with their regions spanning Courtyard by Marriott, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Marriott, Renaissance, Residence Inn by Marriott, and Sheraton branded properties. Vealey and

May 24th, 2016|

JQH HIRES BETSY KINNEAR AS CORPORATE DIRECTOR OF BRAND REVENUE OPTIMIZATION

Springfield, Mo. – May 5, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Betsy Kinnear has joined the company as corporate director of brand revenue optimization. With 25 years of hospitality experience, Kinnear will be dedicated to the IHG, Marriott, Starwood and independent brands within the JQH award-winning national portfolio. Kinnear will oversee a team of area revenue managers located nationwide. She will report to Jennifer Torsleff, JQH’s senior director of

May 5th, 2016|

JQH PROMOTES JENNIFER RIDGELY TORSLEFF TO SENIOR DIRECTOR OF REVENUE OPTIMIZATION

Springfield, Mo. – April 26, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Jennifer Ridgely Torsleff has been promoted to senior director of revenue optimization for the Springfield, Mo.-based company, which is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States. With 18 years of hospitality experience, Torsleff will be responsible for leading the JQH revenue optimization department in successfully establishing and executing strategies that achieve or

April 26th, 2016|

JQH’S Embassy Suites By Hilton Nashville South Cool Springs Names Karen Hamilton as Director of Sales

Nashville/Franklin, Tenn. and Springfield, Mo. – April 20, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Karen Hamilton is the new director of sales at the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville South Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn. With 22 years of hospitality experience, with an emphasis on the Nashville market and the Embassy Suites by Hilton brand, Hamilton will oversee the sales and marketing team of the 250-suite hotel located

April 20th, 2016|
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