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KEVIN BLAKE NAMED DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE FOR LANSDOWNE RESORT

Kevin Blake, has been appointed Director of Food and Beverage for Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. Blake is an accomplished chef, certified sommelier, and food and beverage executive with demonstrated success managing high level operations at world class destinations. Blake, a seasoned hospitality veteran, has over 30 years of experience joining most recently from Creighton Farms in Middleburg, VA. His extensive career includes back of the house experience as
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DEBORAH PORTER NAMED DIRECTOR OF EVENTS FOR LANSDOWNE RESORT

Deborah Porter, has been appointed Director of Events for Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. Porter is an accomplished events executive with demonstrated success in directing large, integrated projects and process improvement initiatives from idea through successful implementation. Porter, a seasoned hospitality veteran, has over 20 years of experience including the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, B.F. Saul Hospitality Group, Hyatt Fair Lakes, and Airlie ConferenceCenter. “We are so happy to
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CHRIS FERRIER NAMED EXECUTIVE CHEF FOR LANSDOWNE RESORT

Chris Ferrier, has been appointed Executive Chef of Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. Ferrier is an accomplished food and beverage hospitality executive with a successful history of leading profitable Food & Beverage operations in large hotels, resorts and inclusive outlets and meeting space. Ferrier joins Lansdowne most recently from the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center where he oversaw in room dining, ala carte dining (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) catering/banquets
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AWILDA NEVAREZ NAMED HUMAN RESOURCE DIRECTOR OF LANSDOWNE RESORT

Awilda Nevarez, has been appointed Director of Human Resources of Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. Nevarez rejoins the team of Lansdowne Resort with a proven track record of success in the hospitality industry. Nevarez comes to us most recently from the Inn at Perry Cabin Resort. Prior to that she was Directorof Human Resources for Omni Hotels and Resort Amelia Island Plantation, Director of Human Resources Bedford Springs and
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SANDY MINSKOFF NAMED NATIONAL SALES MANAGER OF LANSDOWNE RESORT

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
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KEVIN CARTER NAMED MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LANSDOWNE RESORT LEESBURG, VA

Kevin Carter, CHA has been appointed Managing Director of Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. Carter takes the helm with close to 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, most recently serving as the President of Guests, Inc., a full-service hotel management company headquartered in Strasburg, Virginia. Carter’s vast experience includes positions such as Director, Corporate Director, Resident Manager, General Manager, Independent Consultant and 16-year tenure as the Managing
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THINGS TO DO IN LEESBURG

Our location in Leesburg places you in convenient reach of everything there is to do throughout Northern Virginia. From relaxed wine, craft beer and cider tastings to pulse-pounding outdoor adventures, plus illuminating arts, cultural and historical experiences, you’re free to pursue your passions nearby. Wineries and Vineyards When you stay at Lansdowne Resort, you’ll find yourself in the heart of Virginia’s wine country with a host of wineries and vineyards
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