Dacula Woman Promoted to Hotel Equities Sales Coach
ATLANTA, GA (September 19, 2012) – Hotel Equities (www.hotelequities.com) recently promoted Malinda Foster to Sales Coach for a number of hotels in the firm’s portfolio. A resident of Gwinnett County, she reports directly to Hotel Equities Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Elizabeth Derby.
Ms. Foster has responsibility for managing all facets of hotel sales and marketing above the property level for the hotels under her direction. She supports, trains and mentors a group of the firm’s Directors of Sales and makes sure that they are well-versed in brand practices, guest satisfaction and the Hotel Equities’ culture and mission.
“Malinda understands how to grow hotel revenues and has the track record to prove it,” said Elizabeth Derby, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Hotel Equities. “She has incorporated her depth of brand knowledge with her excellent training skills to build strong sales teams. Our hotels will continue to thrive under her leadership.”
For the past five years, Ms. Foster has served as Director of Sales for the Courtyard Buford in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Last year, the Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau named her the Industry Professional of the Year, the highest honor given annually. Prior to joining Hotel Equities, Ms. Foster served as Sales Manager for the Residence Inn by Marriott-Buckhead/Lenox Park where she was responsible for increasing the hotel’s overall revenue.
Active in the community, Ms. Foster volunteers for Children’s Miracle Network, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Women’s Ministry of her church.
Ms. Foster attended Jacksonville State University where she studied Communications. A resident of Dacula in Gwinnett County, she and her husband Danny are the parents of a son.
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