Industry Update
Appointment24 August 2016

Elsa S. Guttery

Promoted Director of Sales
At Shutters on the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica - CA, USA

Elsa S. GutteryShutters on the Beach has promoted Elsa S. Guttery to serve as the property’s Director of Sales. In her new role, Ms. Guttery will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of sales efforts while also assisting with marketing strategy for both Shutters on the Beach as well as sister property Hotel Casa del Mar, both Edward Thomas Collection hotels. Guttery started with Shutters on the Beach in 2014 as a Group Sales Manager and has since worked to steadily and impressively expand a successful sales strategy and customer base for Santa Monica’s hospitality staple.Guttery brings a wealth of experience to her position with a career that includes more than eight years of experience in the hospitality industry supported with an additional seven years in the communications industry. Previously, Ms. Guttery served as both Director of Communications and Director of Public Relations for Langham Hospitality Group’s The Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. She also held noteworthy media positions at Fox Filmed Entertainment in Los Angeles and advertising agency GSD&M in Chicago.
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