Benchmark chooses Jim Koutsky as director of finance for Stonewall Resort

The Stonewall Resort is a 201-room resort located at Stonewall Resort State Park near Weston, W.Va.

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, named Jim Koutsky director of finance for Stonewall Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Roanoke, W.Va. Ed Riley, GM of the resort, made the announcement.

Jim Koutsky

“I am very pleased to welcome Jim to Stonewall Resort,” Riley said in a statement. “He comes to us with vast experience within the financial operations of multiple resorts as well as a with a hotel management company.  We look forward to his active leadership as part of our executive team.”

A veteran hotel executive, Jim Koutsky was most recently chief financial officer for Visionary Destin, a resort and property management company located in Destin, Fla. He previously served as corporate controller for Callaway Gardens Resort of Pine Mountain, Ga.

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Koutsky has held finance positions at Amelia Island Plantation, and during a 14-year period with Hyatt Hotels served as controller for a number of downtown hotels and large scale resorts.

Koutsky is a graduate of Southern College, located in Orlando. He resides in Bridgeport, W.Va.

The Stonewall Resort is a 201-room resort with a lakeside lodge and cottages, a conference center, restaurants, fitness center, swimming pool, spa and an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. The resort is located at Stonewall Resort State Park near Weston, W.Va., and a joint private/public development between MHLP and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources