Sandy Minskoff has been appointed National Sales Manager of Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. With more than twenty years of hospitality and management experience, Minskoff is positioned to cultivate relationships that introduce new business as the resort moves through post pandemic recovery.
Minskoff joins the resort team most recently from neighboring National Conference Center where she successfully grew the Corporate, Federal and State Government markets. Her experience expands from well-known Virginia destinations such as Airlie Resort, The Boar's Head Inn, the Homestead Resort and Belmont Country Club. Minskoff will be responsible for national key accounts as well as government contractors in the Washington DC metro area. She is an active member of MPI, Northern Virginia Chamber, VSAE, and SGMP.
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.
Recent Appointments at Benchmark
15 April 2021 — BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has formally announced the appointment of Andy Blair to the position of director of finance for Snow King Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Jackson, Wyoming.
29 March 2021 — Rachel Jacobs has been appointed to Executive Chef/Director of Food & Beverage of the 203-room, newly renovated Snow King Resort, according to General Manager Gregg Fracassa.
As executive chef/director of F&B, Jacobs dual role will be responsible for overseeing a staff of 40 associates, the daily operations of the resort's signature restaurant Haydens Post, banquet kitchen and room service, as well as food revenues and product purchasing.
26 March 2021 — BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Anthony Berkau general manager for Willows Lodge, a Gemstone Collection property located in Woodinville, Washington State's renowned wine country. Greg Champion, Benchmark's president & COO, made the announcement.