Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa and Hotel Terra Jackson Hole, managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts in Jackson Hole’s Teton Village, Wyo., appointed Matt White as director of sales.
In this role, White will oversee all sales strategies including developing the annual sales budget, showcasing meetings in the mountains to corporate meeting planners as well as continuing to grow Spur Catering and developing value-season programs for groups.
“Matt joins our team with extensive knowledge of the industry and a stellar track record of implementing successful sales programs,” Pat Colee, founder & chairman of Noble House Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. “We look forward to Matt offering his insight and experience to further elevate the sales strategy of both our Jackson Hole hotel properties.”
With more than 10 years of experience, White has held various sales and marketing roles with luxury brands, such as Hyatt Hotels, Preferred Real Estate and Vail Resorts. He previously held the position of sales manager at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, where he was a member of Hyatt Hotel’s “sales team of the year.” During his time at Snake River Lodge & Spa as sales manager from 2008 to 2012, White was awarded “manager of the quarter” while exceeding 2009, 2010, and 2011 annual room night and revenue sales goals. Most recently, he was director of sales at The Wort Hotel in Jackson, Wyo., where he directed onsite group sales, catering and marketing efforts, exceeding 2012-2015 group sales revenue goals.
“The mission of my work is to provide lifelong memories to guests, which I find extremely enjoyable and rewarding,” White said in a statement. “I have had an interest in Wyoming since my teenage years; the rural open spaces, big ski, clean air, and mountains drew me in. Working in hospitality tourism allows me the opportunity to share this special place with others.”
A graduate of Valparaiso University with a bachelor’s degree in communications/public relations and Saint Xavier University with a master’s in business administration, White spends his free time as an adjunct instructor at Central Wyoming College, teaching hospitality sales and marketing. White is additionally a member of the Jackson Hole chamber of commerce’s Destination Sales and Marketing Committee.