Appointed General Manager
At Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa, a Personal Luxury Resort in Moab - UT, USA
Tim Johnson joins Sorrel River Ranch following serving as resort manager for the Resort at Paws Up, a 37,000-acre luxury property located in Western, Montana. In this capacity Mr. Johnson was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the resort and spa, including the extensive acreage, vacation homes and glamping – or luxury camping – tents. Mr. Johnson began his hospitality career in the food & beverage department, holding director of food and beverage and director of restaurant positions at signature luxury resorts throughout Virginia. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College, located in Claremont, California, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Psychology. Mr. Johnson and his family are relocating to the Moab area.
BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner-advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’s established, iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the newly-branded Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly select and preferred destinations.more information
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