New sales boss for Illinois Renaissance

Renaissance Hotels has announced that Roxann Reid-Severance has been selected as Director of Sales
and Marketing for the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
in Schaumburg, Illinois. Mrs. Reid-Severance, former Regional Director of Marriott Global Sales
National Group Accounts in Washington, D.C., has been with the Marriott
corporation since 1989. During the past six years, she has been a sales
leader for Western Region Corporate, Intermediary and Canadian Teams and
was responsible for developing the Canadian NGA team and growing the
Canadian market share over 75% since 2001. In 2002 Reid-Severance
received the National Group Accounts Leadership Award.

Prior to working in a regional director capacity, Reid-Severance served
as Director of Sales at a number of high-performance Marriott properties
including the Chicago Downtown Marriott, Chicago O’Hare and O’Hare
Suites, Houston JW Marriott and as Director of Sales & Marketing at the
Southfield Marriott in Detroit, Michigan. Roxann and her family
currently reside in the Schaumburg/Palatine area.

“We are extremely fortunate to have someone with Roxann’s skill and
background at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center.
The size and scope of this property demands someone who is agile,
decisive, and has extensive experience,” explains Tom Robertson, General
Manager of the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center. “We
have great confidence in Roxann’s ability.”

The Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel features 500 spacious guest rooms,
including 261 doubles, 212 kings and 27 suites. All accommodations
feature 2-line phones with data ports, high speed internet access, work
desk, cable satellite TV with remote control, pay-per view movies,
newspaper delivered (M-F), complimentary in-room coffee, mini-bar,
hairdryer, ironing board, and individual climate controls.