GREENVILLE, SC (December 5, 2019) – McKibbon Hospitality an award-winning leader in hotel management, today announced the promotion of Kelly Schlitter to Director of Sales at Aloft Greenville Downtown. In her new role, Kelly will be responsible for managing all sales and marketing efforts for the lifestyle hotel located on ONE City Plaza in downtown Greenville.
Most recently, Kelly served as Aloft Greenville Downtown’s Group Sales Manager, where she was tasked with producing group business for the corporate market as well as developing and maintaining relationships with current and future clients.
“As Group Sales Manager, Kelly was instrumental in developing key partnerships and driving sales growth for the hotel,” said Aloft Greenville Downtown General Manager Dustin Cash. “With her diverse sales background and passion for the Greenville community, she was a clear choice for the Director of Sales position. She is an invaluable asset to our team and I’m confident that she will bring continued success to the hotel in her new role.”
A 15-year hospitality veteran, Kelly began her career as a conference services manager at The Hotel Viking in Newport, Rhode Island. She honed her sales expertise with management positions in a variety of industry sectors, including group sales, conference and spa services, and catering sales. Prior to joining McKibbon Hospitality and the Aloft Greenville Downtown team last year, Kelly worked as the Group Sales Manager for Greenville Marriott. She holds a B.S. in Sport, Entertainment and Event Management from Johnson and Wales University.
In April 2019, Aloft Greenville Downtown was named Hotel of the Year for the entire Aloft Brand. The hotel is the second property in the area managed by McKibbon Hospitality, in addition to the Residence Inn Greenville-Spartanburg Airport.
About McKibbon Hospitality
Headquartered in Tampa, FL, McKibbon Hospitality creates memorable hospitality experiences that inspire brand and property loyalty. It’s how we’ve grown into one of the largest (and most awarded) hotel management companies in the country. We operate hotels for Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG and other iconic hospitality brands. We guide every facet of hospitality management, including hotel openings, operations and renovations. Our legacy is built on a foundation of integrity, anchored in how we value our guests, treat our associates and partners, and give back to our communities. Visit McKibbon.com to learn more.