Stephanie Leese has joined the Chicago national sales office of Adam`s Mark Hotels & Resorts as director of individual business travel.
In her new position, she will be responsible for account management and business development of Fortune 100 corporations. The Chicago sales office serves Adam`s Mark clients in the western two-thirds of the U.S.
Leese has 20 years of experience in the fields of marketing, hospitality, communications, development and cultural tourism. She previously was director of market sales and communications at the Allerton Crowne Plaza Hotel, and also served as director of development and marketing at the Terra Museum of American Art, both in Chicago.
She is currently a member of the faculty at Lexington College in Chicago, the nation`s only hospitality and culinary institute for women, where she teaches a custom event and marketing course.
Adam`s Mark is one of the largest privately owned and operated companies in the hospitality industry, with 24 upscale hotels offering over 13,000 guest rooms and more than 1.3 million square feet of premier meeting space.