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The Westin Nashville recently announced the appointments of Don Holowiecki as director of finance; Adam Smith as executive meetings manager of sales; Leisa Recabo as social catering manager; and Michael Pisano as conference service manager. Holowiecki will be in charge of the hotel’s efforts to maintain financial stability, helping the Westin Nashville to remain Nashville’s hottest new hotel. Smith will lead the sales team, and Recabo will focus on marketing the Westin Nashville’s top-of-the-line catering services.
Doug Bennett was recently hired as the senior vice president, content development for the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Oak Brook Hills Resort recently appointed Carol Buckantz as executive chef, where she will oversee all food and beverage operations for the resort, including their five restaurants. Buckantz plans to incorporate more farm-to-table menu items, a weekly Farmers Market to the property, and culinary classes and team building sessions for organizations.