Industry Update
Appointment24 February 2016

Kevin Baab

Appointed Group Sales Manager
At Hotel Granduca Austin in Austin - TX, USA

Kevin Baab Baab brings more than 15 years of hospitality experience from the Austin market in positions spanning marketing, sales and customer service. Prior to working at Hotel Granduca, Baab served in various roles at Lakeview Resort and Spa, and was most recently the senior catering sales manager at Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa, where he oversaw the marketing, sales, negotiation and planning of events and meetings.
Recent Appointments at Hotel Granduca Austin

Miguel Ortiz - Executive Chef

2 November 2018 — Chef Ortiz joins Hotel Granduca Austin with nearly 20 years of hospitality and culinary experience. His most recent position was as Executive Sous Chef at the Escondido Golf & Lake Club in Horseshoe Bay, TX.
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Ray DeJohn - Director of Sales & Marketing

11 August 2017 — DeJohn was promoted to director of sales & marketing, where he will lead the sales and catering team, create and support strategic initiatives to maintain and increase hotel sales, and manage corporate and consortia markets.
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Alex Pelayo - Food and Beverage Director

7 April 2017 — Prior to Hotel Granduca Austin, Pelayo served as Food and Beverage Director for Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge, where he oversaw the entire food and beverage department. Previously, Pelayo worked as Food and Beverage Manager for Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC.
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