Lesli Reynolds has been appointed senior vice president of revenue for Omni Hotels & Resorts.
A 25-year industry veteran, Reynolds is responsible for creating and driving business development strategies to increase market share and build revenue for the luxury hotel brand.
“Lesli has been a proven leader within the Omni family for the last two decades,” said Peter Strebel, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of sales for Omni Hotels & Resorts.
“Her passion for our business and knowledge of the industry are unmatched.
“With Lesli overseeing the revenue, digital and travel industry sales teams, I am confident Omni will continue to grow its revenue, while capturing a disproportionate share of the market.”
Reynolds most recently served as senior vice president of operations where she oversaw the development of brand-wide property standards, guest rooms and other operational areas for Omni’s growing portfolio.
She also worked directly to support state-of-the-art convention centre hotels such as the Omni Dallas Hotel, Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Omni San Diego Hotel as well as iconic resorts including the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia and Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, Calif.
As a seasoned Omni veteran, Reynolds has held numerous property operations positions, starting as a front office manager and working her way up to the position of general manager in 1996 at the Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark.
She served in the same capacity at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown and Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa.
In 2006 she was promoted to vice president of operations where she was responsible for overall guest satisfaction across the brand.
Reynolds then returned to Texas and in 2008 and was promoted to vice president, global distribution and revenue strategy where she oversaw the corporate revenue management team, global distribution team and the brand’s call centre.
Reynolds graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology.