Benchmark names director of field marketing support

The Beachwalk Resort in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Photo credit: Benchmark Hotels & Resorts

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, named Evan Crawford director of field marketing support.

Evan Crawford. Photo credit:
Benchmark Hotels & Resorts

“Since Evan first joined the company, he has continued to be a valuable contributor in our expanding and heightened focus on reaching new levels of success and leadership with progressive, innovative and dynamic marketing participation and engagement,” Ted Davis, chief sales and marketing officer, said in a statement. “We all wish Evan continued success as he moves forward in his new role.”

This newly created position marks an expanded role for Crawford within the Benchmark sales and marketing organization, as he supports strategic objectives, initiatives and programs across the company’s Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and Gemstone Collection brands.

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Crawford previously served as regional marketing director for the company with responsibilities for Benchmark properties in Florida, Texas and the Caribbean. He began with Benchmark in 2014 as marketing manager for the company’s Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao. Earlier in his career Crawford worked in marketing, social media and public relations for RockResorts, supporting properties in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Crawford attended Central Michigan University and graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor's degree in communications. He resides in San Antonio.