PLANO, Texas -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wyndham Jade is pleased to announce that Roy Benear has joined its executive team as the company’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development. He will oversee and manage all activities of the firm’s salesforce and client relations. Benear is an executive-level hospitality sales and marketing professional with a proven track record of success delivering solutions aligned with customer needs.
“I am thrilled to join the Wyndham Jade team,” Benear commented. “I look forward to rolling up my sleeves and being part of a team dedicated to delivering technology-enabled service solutions.”
Prior to joining Wyndham Jade, Benear served as Vice Present of Sales and Business Development for the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), where he restructured the sales and marketing efforts to support the needs of membership. Before IAVM, he spent six years in Austin, Texas, as Senior Vice President at the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). He led the effort to elevate the City of Austin’s brand to become a premier meetings and convention destination. His CVB business development experience extends beyond Austin to the Denver, Chicago, New Orleans and Washington, D.C., markets. Benear’s experience also includes working with tradeshow decorators such as Hargrove Inc. and GES and 15 years with Hilton Hotels.
“We are excited to have Roy join our organization,” said Sue Trizila, President and CEO of Wyndham Jade. “His CVB, hotel, tradeshow and special event industry experience – coupled with his strength as a sales and marketing leader – make him a key addition to Wyndham Jade’s executive team.”
About Wyndham Jade
Founded in 1983, Wyndham Jade is an event and travel company specializing in convention housing and registration, meetings, incentives and corporate travel fulfillment. The company employs more than 120 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $125 million. Wyndham Jade maintains offices in Texas, Arizona, Iowa, Georgia and Washington, DC. Wyndham Jade’s ONEsystem+ technology delivers complete housing, registration and travel services in one platform that combines membership databases and customer business rules. For more information, visit www.wyndhamjade.com or call 888-294-1900. Connect with Wyndham Jade on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WyndhamJade or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/wyndham_jade.