On this function, Dan Crooker will lead the crew in leveraging strategic applications and sales-growth initiatives, together with the upcoming completion of a full assembly house renovation. As Director of Occasions, Julia Ippolito assumes accountability for overseeing occasion administration, meals and beverage operations for group occasions, weddings, lodge programming, and leisure for the 1,300-acre resort.

AAA 4 Diamond Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, a Marcus Accommodations & Resorts property, declares the appointment of Dan Crooker as Govt Director of Gross sales and Julia Ippolito as Director of Occasions.

With over 18 years within the hospitality {industry}, Dan Crooker will additional improve the Grand Geneva gross sales crew’s dedication to excellence and innovation. Previous to becoming a member of the crew on the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Crooker was the final supervisor at Door County Wisconsin’s largest resort, The Landmark Resort. Earlier than returning to the Midwest the place he grew up, Crooker hung out in management roles at different industry-leading 4 season resorts together with Boyne’s Sunday River Resort situated in Maine and Powdr’s Snowbird Resort in Utah.

“I’m extraordinarily lucky to have the chance to affix such an ideal crew at Grand Geneva and look ahead to serving to proceed the success that has already been achieved,” shared Crooker. “My spouse, Kate, and I are presently relocating to the realm and look ahead to having fun with all of the Lake Geneva neighborhood has to supply.” Having first skilled the resort as a visitor within the early 90s, as an avid runner, biker, skier, golfer, and outside fanatic, Crooker’s private passions align effectively with Grand Geneva’s experiences.

Julia Ippolito

Julia Ippolito.

Raised in Lake Geneva, Julia Ippolito is a seasoned skilled within the hospitality and occasions {industry}. “I’m thrilled to carry my occasion data and expertise again dwelling to Lake Geneva,” shared Ippolito. “I’m honored to be part of the crew and contribute to the resort’s legacy of delivering distinctive occasions.”

Ippolito started her profession at Levy Eating places on the STAPLES Middle in Los Angeles, CA, the place she supported high-profile occasions together with The Grammy Awards and The Emmy Awards. Throughout her time in California, she continued to advance her function at Levy Eating places throughout the state. She finally returned to the Midwest because the assistant director of operations at Levy Eating places at Fiserv Discussion board in Milwaukee, a task she held for 3 years previous to becoming a member of Grand Geneva and supported high-profile occasions, together with programming for the Milwaukee Bucks Championship.

“We’re delighted to welcome Dan and Julia to the Grand Geneva household,” shared Skip Harless, Managing Director, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa. “Their experience, wealth of data, strategic imaginative and prescient, and fervour for the {industry} will undoubtedly improve our gross sales and occasions departments, enabling us to proceed to supply unparalleled experiences for our friends.”

Theodore Koumelis

Theodore is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of TravelDailyNews Media Community; his duties embrace enterprise improvement and planning for TravelDailyNews long-term alternatives.


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