Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Wendy Russell as Regional Task Force Sales Manager

  • Waterford Hotel Group
  • 03.24.11
Waterford Hotel Group has named Wendy Russell as regional task force sales manager at its corporate offices in Waterford, Ct.

As regional task force sales manager, Russell will provide sales and marketing support for hotels in the Waterford portfolio. Waterford Hotel Group professionally manages 27 properties in nine states, representing more than 3,600 hotel rooms nationwide, as well as the Connecticut Convention Center.

Russell joins the Waterford corporate office sales team from her most recent position as director of sales for the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, Ct. She first joined Waterford Hotel Group in 1993 as a front desk agent at the Holiday Inn in Cromwell, Ct., and has since served as director of sales for several Connecticut hotels, including the Ramada Limited in Branford, the Holiday Inn in Cromwell, the Residence Inn by Marriott in Mystic and the Holiday Inn Express in Southington. Russell also previously held the position of catering sales manager for the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.

“With Wendy’s vast experience working with a variety of Waterford properties, she is the ideal fit for this position,” said Karen Bachofner, vice president of sales and revenue management for Waterford Hotel Group. “Her market knowledge and proven leadership skills make her an important asset to our team."

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