Colorado's Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Names Two New Executive Team Members

Tina Petersen Now Serving as Director of Human Resources; Chris Schmidt Has Been Promoted to Director of Front Office

USA, Avon, Colorado. January 07, 2021

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Avon, Vail Valley has hired Tina Petersen to serve as Director of Human Resources and promoted Chris Schmidt to be Director of Front Office.

A skilled human resources professional with more than 20 years of experience, Petersen most recently served as a Senior Human Resource Manager at Vacasa. Other previous experience includes leadership positions at Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Howard Head Sports Medicine, The Home Depot and Target. She is certified by the Society for Human Resource Management & HRCI. A graduate of West Texas A&M University, Petersen is a previous board member of the High Country Human Resources Association and the Vail Valley Lacrosse Club.

Schmidt has been a Westin Riverfront team member for the past four years, starting at the Front Desk and moving up to serve as a Guest Service Manager. He previously worked at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Flagstaff and The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera. A graduate of the International Hotel & Restaurant Managementprogram at Northern Arizona University's W.A. Franke College of Business, Schmidt volunteers with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

Owned and managed by Colorado's East West Hospitality, the award-winning Westin Riverfront offers 230 guest residences, each featuring a custom kitchen, five-piece bathroom, gas fireplace and Westin Heavenly Bed. Amenities at The Westin Riverfront include Spa Anjali, an Athletic Club offering 45+ group exercise classes weekly, Ski Valet service and a year-round outdoor pool and three infinity hot tubs. Skiers & snowboarders can enjoy direct access to the Beaver Creek Mountain terrain via the Riverfront Express Gondola.

Located in the heart of Colorado's Vail Valley, The Westin Riverfront is home to Maya, a modern Mexican kitchen created by Chef Richard Sandoval which is now offering heated outdoor dining this winter, along with a Starbucks, The Lookout Lobby Bar and the new Riverfront Market.

For more information, please visit www.westinriverfront.com or call 1-866-949-1616.


Tina Petersen is now serving as Director of Human Resources at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa.
Chris Schmidt has been promoted to Director of Front Office at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa.
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About The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Avon, Vail Valley

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Julie Dunn
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Dunn Communications Inc.
T: +1 303-522-2659
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