Bardessono Hotel & Spa hires Stephanie Leavitt as director of sales & marketing

Bardessono Hotel & Spa Courtyard

Bardessono Hotel & Spa, a LEED Platinum Certified wine country retreat Yountville, Calif., welcomed Stephanie Leavitt as director of sales & marketing. With more than 20 years of specific focus on the luxury lifestyle segment, combined with experience at Ritz-Carlton, Leavitt is positioned to build upon the level of management, anticipatory service, guest relations and revenue growth at Bardessono.

Stephanie Leavitt

“Stephanie is an accomplished sales and marketing leader who has established success through expert brand awareness in the luxury travel market,” Sileshi Mengiste VP of operations for Bardessono, said in a statement. “We are honored to have her join our team and look forward to seeing her bring the Bardessono brand to the next level.”

Beginning her career with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Leavitt has held sales and marketing leadership positions within the company at hotel locations such as Bachelor Gulch, Half Moon Bay, Laguna Niguel and in Dubai. Most recently, Leavitt led the operations of a Napa Valley winery, building brand recognition for the estate with a concentrated sales and marketing strategy.


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As a graduate of Boston University, Leavitt has become a talented marketing leader in the hospitality industry. “Bardessono sets a new standard in luxury and I am thrilled to be joining the team,” Leavitt said in a statement. “I look forward to continuing market expansion and success for Bardessono.”

Bardessono has the Lucy Restaurant & Bar with its own on-sitem California Certified Organic Farming culinary garden, and a full-service spa as well as personalized spa treatment areas in each of its guestrooms.

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