New Appointments at NYC's Hyatt 48 Lex

Hyatt 48 Lex, the new boutique hotel in New York City, has announced two key appointments: Brian Twomey as assistant general manager and Maria Ordóñez-Maloney as sales manager.

A Rooms Division management veteran who gained guest relations experience with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Brian Twomey joined Hyatt 48 Lex following one year as Director of Housekeeping at W Times Square, a Starwood property. Previously, Twomey held the same position at Grand Hyatt New York. His experience with Hyatt before that included Front Office Manager at Hotel Victor in Miami Beach from 2007-2008 and Assistant Front Office Manager at Grand Hyatt New York from 2005-2007. Twomey launched his career as Housekeeping Supervisor at Grand Hyatt New York in 2005. A native of New Jersey, Twomey earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel Restaurant Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey.
 
Ordóñez-Maloney joined Hyatt 48 Lex from Hilton New York Fashion District, where she held the position of Associate Director of Sales. Previously, she held sales positions in New York City and Baltimore, including Senior Sales Manager at Hotel Indigo Chelsea in New York; Pre-Opening Director of Sales at Hotel Indigo Inner Harbor in Baltimore; and Catering and SMERF Sales Manager at Doubletree Inn at the Colonnade in Baltimore. Ordóñez-Maloney got her start as a Front Office Manager at the Red Mangrove Adventure Inn in the Galapagos Islands before moving into sales at Hotel El Dorado in Cuenca, Ecuador the following year.
 
Born and raised in Ecuador, Ordóñez-Maloney received her Associate's Degree in Marketing and International Sales from Cuenca University in Ecuador; a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Pacific University in Ecuador; a dual MBA in Hotel Management from European University of Madrid, Spain; and a Hotel Management Degree from Les Roches Hotel Management in Switzerland. She commutes to New York from Bayonne, New Jersey, and speaks Spanish fluently.
 

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