TUCSON, AZ (Feb. 5, 2014) – The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa today announced the appointment of Industry Veteran Matt Brody as the Resort’s new Director of Sales and Marketing. With more than 30 years’ experience in hospitality sales and marketing, Brody is a strategic addition to our team.
“Matt’s long standing success in the hospitality industry, both locally and nationally, will serve as an asset to our team”, said General Manager, Glenn Sampert. As a member of the resorts Executive Committee, Brody will be responsible for the formulation of all Sales, Marketing, and Public Relations activities for the 487 room Resort and Country Club.
Prior to joining The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa team, Brody held Sales and Marketing leadership roles with several industry greats most recently with Marriott International as Director of Sales and Marketing at the 575 room J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa, the 1100 room Renaissance Grand and almost a decade with the famed Walt Disney Company in Lake Buena Vista Florida, to name a few.
During his career, Brody has served in a number of key volunteer leadership roles with multiple Industry and Community Organizations. He was appointed to (MPI) Meeting Professionals International for a 3 year term from 2010-2013 and chaired several MPI committees. Brody is a member of Visit Tucson’s Marketing Co-Op board as well as member of the Tucson international Airport Authority lift task force.