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Deborah Porter named Director of Events

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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Awilda Nevarez named Human Resource Director

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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Chris Ferrier named Executive Chef

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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Sandy Minskoff named National Sales Manager

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

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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