BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has appointed Kevin Walsh regional director of finance. Mr. Walsh's responsibilities will include overseeing the accounting and financial operations of several of Benchmark's properties, including The Essex Resort & Spa, The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, The Heldrich and the Copley Square Hotel. Kirk Jones, chief financial officer, made the announcement.
Kevin Walsh was previously regional director, finance, for Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Earlier he served as director of accounting and before this as area controller for Gateway Hospitality Group.Mr. Walsh attended the University of Virginia and graduated from Kent State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Math.He resides in Cleveland, Ohio.
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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15 October 2019 — Bill Lee was previously Benchmark's general manager at The Grove Resort Orlando, where he successfully led the property from its pre-opening phase on forward. Mr. Lee has extensive senior leadership experience gained at multiple start-up and transitional projects in locations throughout the Caribbean, and for major brands including Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Rock Resorts International.