Teneo Hospitality Group Names Jennifer Milliron Director of Sales for the Southwest Region

Minneapolis, MN. February 08, 2018 -

Continuing its dynamic growth, Teneo Hospitality Group, the premier global firm representing 300+ independent and luxury branded hotels, resorts and DMCs, adds another seasoned sales professional to its roster with the appointment of Jennifer Milliron as Director of Sales for the Southwest Region. Ms. Milliron will be responsible for markets in Colorado, Utah, Texas and Arizona.

“We’re delighted to welcome Jennifer to Teneo’s expanding sales team for these key Southwestern states,” says Teneo President Mike Schugt. “Her exceptional hotel sales experience on a national and global level and for major brands will be a great advantage to our members in this region and beyond.”

Jennifer Milliron was previously Global Account Director for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, based out of Denver and a position she held for 13 years. In this role, Jennifer managed a portfolio of over 100 key international association, corporate and group accounts in Colorado, Utah and Illinois. She was also responsible for strategically driving business to 11 global Starwood brands.

Ms. Milliron began her 25-year career working in sales and conference management positions for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, including opening the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago. She then worked for Starwood Hotels & Resorts as Senior Sales Manager for the Westin Michigan Avenue, responsible for the national corporate and association group markets in the Midwest and Northeast. She also served as Director of Group Sales at the Westin Chicago River North and the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, where she led the Small Meetings Team for both properties and was responsible for the Northeast Pharmaceutical and Corporate markets.

Jennifer Milliron’s leadership has been recognized with numerous industry awards, including Starwood’s Global Sales Achievement Award and the Shining Star Award for both global and regional sales.

She is active in such professional organizations as the Rocky Mountain Chapters of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI), as well as Meetings Industry Council of Colorado (MIC). Committed to community action, she volunteers at Denver Children’s Hospital and the Denver Food Bank of the Rockies.

Ms. Milliron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing/Management from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois.

About Teneo Hospitality Group

Teneo Hospitality Group represents over 300 independent and branded hotels, resorts and DMCs around the world. Teneo is a Latin word meaning to know, understand and persevere. This term represents the company’s mission and its successful track record of global expansion. In just three years, Teneo has grown into a prominent industry player. The company continues to expand its staff of hospitality sales professionals, whose resumes span major hotel brands, independent properties and top travel destinations.  www.teneohg.com/

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