Hot Leads: Ritz-Carlton, Loews Add Sales Execs; Noble House Adds Leadership

The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne
The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami has announced it is expanding its sales team with the appointment of Martin Jakubczak as director of sales. With more than 16 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Jakubczak brings his expertise in group sales and building strong client relationships to lead the property’s sales team. Jakubczak joins The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami from his most recent position as the associate director of sales at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach; previous to that, he served as a senior sales manager for The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach and The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami.

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort has also announced a new director of sales & managements. In his new role, David Toler, who has over a decade of sales experience, will direct all sales and marketing efforts for Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.

Noble House Hotels & Resorts has announced three leadership and management appointments. Don Dennis has been named the new vice president of operations for the West Coast based in San Diego; Jason Molls has been named the new vice president of rooms based in Seattle; and Kelly Commerford moves into a new position as the regional director of marketing for the West Coast and is also based in San Diego. Each have been longtime members of Noble House.

Don Dennis has been with Noble House Hotels & Resorts for over 15 years and is currently on the San Diego Tourism Authority Board of Directors. Jason Molls is entering his 11th year with Noble House Hotels & Resorts, and provides the Noble House Hotels & Resorts’ properties with expertise in hotel operations, development and construction, condo and HOA programming, and private club management. Kelly Commerford was promoted from the director of sales and marketing at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, to regional director of marketing for the West Coast where he manages the overall sales, marketing and catering teams for Kona Kai Resort & Spa, The Portofino Hotel & Marina, River Terrace Inn, Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf and The Argonaut Hotel. 

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