CSM Lodging, a division of CSM Corporation, has named Erica Lundgren director of sales and marketing for the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Convention Center, located in Portland, Oregon. Robert Payne, CSM Lodging’s regional vice president of sales, made the announcement.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Erica to CSM Lodging’s Courtyard by Marriott,” said Mr. Payne. “She is a proven professional in her field of hospitality sales, and has exhibited outstanding leadership skills in her previous roles, which we look forward to her utilizing in her new assignment.”
Erica Lundgren was previously director of sales for the Residence Inn by Marriott Lake Oswego, Oregon. She has served as sales manager for the Courtyard by Marriott Lloyd Center and as sales coordinator of the Courtyard by Marriott Portland. She began her hospitality career working at in the Front Office at the Courtyard Portland.
Ms. Lundgren is the recipient of Marriott’s distinguished Director of Sales of the Quarter Award. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Portland State University. Ms. Lundgren resides in Oregon City, Oregon.
About CSM Lodging
CSM Lodging, a division of CSM Corporation, acquires, develops and manages quality hospitality real estate investments within select markets across the United States. The company is known for their business ethos of treating their customers and associates with integrity and respect, and for their commitment to the future of the communities in which they live and work.
In 1994, CSM purchased its first hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota. By the end of 2002, CSM had opened 29 hotels and developed a presence in Minneapolis, Portland, Denver, Boston, Detroit, Seattle and Naples. Today, CSM Lodging manages 38 hotels nationwide and continues to achieve awards in design, openings, quality, sales excellence, marketing and revenue management.
CSM Lodging is part of the CSM Corporation family of companies, founded in 1976, which has engaged in the acquisition, development, leasing, management and ownership of quality real estate assets. The extensive portfolio includes retail, office & industrial, multi-family residential, and hotel properties across the United States.