The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa today announced the appointment of industry veteran Matt Brody as the resort’s new director of sales and marketing. With more than 17 years of experience in hospitality sales and marketing, Brody is a strategic addition to the sales team.
“Matt’s long standing success in the hospitality industry, both locally and nationally, will serve as an asset to our team,” said General Manager, Glenn Sampert. As a member of the resort’s Executive Committee, Brody will be responsible for the formulation of all sales, marketing, and public relations activities for the 487 room Resort and Country Club.
Prior to joining The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa team, Brody held sales and marketing leadership roles with several industry greats. Most recently he was with Marriott International as the director of sales and marketing at the 575 room J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa, the 1100 room Renaissance Grand, and spent almost a decade with the famed Walt Disney Company in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. to name a few.
During his career, Brody has served in a number of key volunteer leadership roles with multiple Industry and community organizations. He was appointed to the (MPI) Meeting Professionals International Board of Directors for a three year term from 2010 to 2013 and has chaired several key MPI committees. Brody is a member of Visit Tucson’s Marketing Co-Op board as well as a member of the Tucson international Airport Authority lift task force.
About Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
Rated as one of the top 25 resorts in Arizona by U.S. News & World Report, The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa’s 250 acre property reflects and basks in the beauty of Tucson’s Santa Catalina Mountains. The AAA Four Diamond property offers restorative amenities and 60,000 sq. feet of inspiring meeting space minutes from world-renown attractions and endless entertainment options. Premier offerings include the 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, the transformative Red Door Spa, five spectacular pools, ten championship tennis courts, and a diverse collection of culinary experiences, led by the inspired Southwestern Fusion cuisine of AZuL Restaurant Lounge. For additional information call 520.742.6000; (800) 937-8461 or visit www.WestinLaPalomaResort.com.