Originally appeared in Hotel Online in June, 2018
The Jacquard Hotel & Rooftop, opening Summer 2018, today announces the appointment of seasoned hospitality veteran Ann Sutherland Lynch as director of sales and marketing. In her new position, Lynch will utilize her deep experience in hospitality sales and marketing to lead her team at the new Autograph Collection hotel owned and operated by Denver-based Stonebridge Companies.
Lynch, who holds a Masters Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University, began her career in sales and marketing in Colorado. She was most recently the corporate director of sales and marketing at Timbers Resorts, known for its collection of boutique hotels and private, luxury residence clubs worldwide. In this role, Lynch provided strategic and tactical hospitality sales and marketing leadership to more than a dozen properties. Prior to that, Lynch served as the director of sales and marketing at The Sebastian – Vail, a Timbers Resort in Vail, Colorado, where she focused on opening and positioning the resort through carefully planned sales tactics and integrated marketing efforts.
“I am confident my skillset and nearly three decades of sales and marketing experience will help the property not only reach, but exceed, its goals,” said Lynch. “I am excited to be a part of this new property and look forward to showcasing The Jacquard as a sophisticated and vibrant host for locals and travelers.”
Prior to working with Timbers Resorts, Lynch held marketing and sales positions with Gold Key Resorts & Professional Hospitality Resources, one of the fastest growing and most respected hospitality companies in the mid-Atlantic, as well as Destination Hotels & Resorts, a collection of resorts and hotels that span the nation. Lynch began her career in hospitality in 1990 with Vail Resorts and also holds a B.S. in exercise physiology from the University of Colorado Boulder.
“We are elated to have Annie join The Jacquard in such an integral role,” said Anne Frye, regional director of sales and marketing for Stonebridge Companies. “Annie comes with an immense knowledge of the hospitality industry and will be an invaluable addition to our team.”
Located in the heart of Denver’s iconic Cherry Creek neighborhood, synonymous with fashion, business, dining and art, The Jacquard will deliver upon its brand promise of Haute Happiness, delighting each guest with tailor-made experiences, spirited celebration and service delivered with style. The hotel’s key features include it’s 75-foot pool and adjacent rooftop bar with sweeping 180 degree views of the Rocky Mountains and downtown Denver as well as 6,900 square feet of light-filled meeting space featuring 15-foot floor-to-ceiling windows. For more information on The Jacquard, visit TheJacquard.com, call (303) 515-2000, or follow @TheJacquard on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.