Named Director of Business & Entertainment Travel
At Andaz West Hollywood - CA, USA
Andaz West Hollywood, located in the heart of Los Angeles' famous Sunset Strip, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brandon McBain from Entertainment Sales Manager to Director of Business & Entertainment Travel. In this new position, McBain will oversee all lodging and event needs for corporate and entertainment industry clients.
A 13-year veteran with Hyatt, McBain has risen through the ranks within the brand starting his career as a server at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale. This was McBain's first experience working within a hotel's food and beverage program, which then parlayed him into several related positions over the years including assistant restaurant manager and assistant director of (f&b) outlets. In 2013, McBain transitioned to events sales at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. While working in events sales, McBain doubled as an event planning manager before transitioning to group sales. In his previous role as Entertainment Sales Manager for Andaz West Hollywood, McBain was responsible for ensuring the entertainment, fashion and technology industries kept the property top of mind for their corporate travel needs. In addition to bringing in new top entertainment and fashion clients such as Match Group, Chanel, and Tom Ford, McBain was also able to grow his existing entertainment clients by 35% year-over-year and his non-entertainment segment by 19% in a competitive Los Angeles market. Due to this success, McBain was recognized as Sales Manager of the Quarter in 2017. McBain grew up in El Paso, Texas and attended Arizona State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science.