Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 17, 2007
The JW Marriott Hotel in Buckhead Atlanta is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Director of Marketing, Russell Stewart.
With over 22 years of experience in hotel operations, event management, sales and leadership positions within the Marriott International establishment, Russell Stewart has no lack of hospitality experience. While his history with Marriott has led him throughout Georgia, one steady fact remains; Russell Stewart is committed to the success of the hotels he has been associated with.
"We are so fortunate to get someone with the level of expertise and commitment that Russell Stewart exudes," explains Michael Giamondo, General Manager JW Marriott Buckhead. "His background is brimming with relevant experience, and that's just what this Buckhead hotel needs to push the hotel to that next level of success in the competitive Atlanta market."
Stewart began with Marriott in 1986, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, where he worked as a Banquet Department Associate until 1993. He then moved to the Marriott Chateau Élan Winery & Resort where he held a wide range of positions that built up to Senior Event Manager in 2000. From there he moved to Marriott Evergreen Conference Resort where a Sales Manager position turned into a Director of Sales opportunity until 2005. From 2005 until 2007, Stewart was the Director of Sales and Marketing at Marriott Atlanta Century Center, until he took his most recent position at JW Marriott Buckhead Atlanta Hotel as their new Director of Marketing.
Throughout the years Stewart has proved himself as an outstanding team player and leader. His energy and proactive approach to each position he is in has driven his career. With a proven record of upward mobility, customer focus and the ability to continuously drive business results, Stewart has created a name for himself and the Marriott brand he has worked for.
Committed to the further development of his career, Stewart has participated in a minimum of 40 hours of continual training a year. The focus as of late has been on the sharpening of his sales, leadership and technical skills.
Stewart has been recognized in many ways throughout his longstanding career. Most recently, he received the Leader of the Year award from Marriott's Evergreen Conference Resort, as well as Director of Sales for Marriott North America, Sales Team of the Year. With no lack of recognition, Stewart is now honored in his new role at the JW Marriott Buckhead Hotel, where he is sure to leave his signature mark of success.
About JW Marriott Hotel Buckhead Atlanta
Experience a Buckhead hotel in Atlanta, GA with contemporary expressions of timeless elegance at the JW Marriott Buckhead Atlanta Hotel. Located in the stylish Buckhead district featuring world-class shopping and fine dining, this magnificent Atlanta luxury hotel is connected to Lenox Square Mall and is one block from upscale Phipps Plaza. With the MARTA train station across the street, Downtown, Midtown, and Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport are just a short ride away. Designed to surpass the demands of sophisticated travelers, this Atlanta, GA luxury hotel provides award-winning service with meticulous attention to detail. Lavish Atlanta hotel rooms feature an elegant ambiance that includes plush bathrobes, deluxe new bedding, and bathtubs and soothing shower head sprays in oversized marble bathrooms. Beautiful banquet rooms at this luxury hotel in Atlanta are the perfect location for a grand wedding reception or intimate social event. Discover genuine, comfortable luxury at JW Marriott Buckhead Atlanta Hotel. For more information or to make a reservation, call 404-262-3344 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atljw-jw-marriott-hotel-buckhead-atlanta/.
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