Kimpton Solamar Hotel Appoints Devin Mahoney as General Manager

  • Kimpton Solamar Hotel Appoints Devin Mahoney as General Manager

     
    POSTED March 10, 2018
     

The 235-room stylish boutique Kimpton Solamar Hotel announced the appointment of Arizona native, Devin Mahoney as general manager.

A seasoned hospitality industry leader, Mahoney will be responsible for day-to-day hotel operations, guest relations and business development for the hotel. “Kimpton Solamar has so much to offer vacationers, business travelers, and local San Diegans,” said Mahoney. “I am incredibly proud to be a part of the Kimpton family and look forward to becoming an integral part of the community and leading the team to meet new challenges and provide the highest level of service to our guests in 2018.”

Mahoney spent two years as general manager at Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa in Phoenix, where he received Kimpton’s ‘Freshman of the Year’ award for high performance amongst new company general managers.

“Devin’s extensive knowledge of the Kimpton brand coupled with his award-winning leadership at the property in Phoenix make him a great asset to Kimpton Solamar,” said Kate Connor, Director of Sales and Marketing at Kimpton Solamar Hotel. “We have big plans for the East Village property in 2018 and look forward to bringing them to life under Devin’s leadership.”

Jerry Bindel has been named general manager for Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, in South Lake Tahoe, California.

Benchmark COO and President Greg Champion made the announcement. “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Jerry to Benchmark and to our resort,” said Champion. “He brings important local and regional market awareness and business connections to his new role, and a strong background of success in leading hotels and resorts.”

 

The Goodland, a Kimpton Hotel recently announced the appointment of Danielle Santilli as associate director of sales. In her new role, Santilli will be responsible for planning and implementing sales, marketing and business development strategies for the 158-room Santa Barbara hotel. 

 

Certified sommelier Kyle Erickson joins the Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort team in Solvang, CA as the new food and beverage director. Former partner of Ted Vance (Vance Erickson Fine Wine Brokers), Erickson will now work alongside executive chef Anthony Endy to rejuvenate Alisal’s food and beverage menus. As a Santa Barbara native, he strives to incorporate his passion and knowledge of the region to his new role.