Appointment19 June 2019
Named Regional Director of Finance Operations
At BENCHMARK in The Woodlands (Houston) - TX, USA
BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Sheri Mulanax regional director of finance operations. Kirk Jones, chief financial officer, made the announcement.
Sheri Mulanax was previously director of finance for Hotel Contessa, Benchmark's property on the scenic Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. She initially served as financial controller for the luxury property. Mulanax's first position with Benchmark was as assistant controller for Del Lago Resort of Montgomery, Texas, which the company operated at the time.Ms. Mulanax is a graduate of Angelo State University, where she earned her BBA degree Accounting. She resides in La Vernia, Texas, and will operate out of Benchmark's San Antonio regional office.
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.
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