CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, a furniture, lighting and accessories rental company, hired an executive director of sales.
Based in Las Vegas, Joe Messina will be responsible for the entire sales organization nationwide.
“CORT is excited to welcome Joe to our expanding management team,” said Mike Davis, group vice president, CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings. “Joe’s leadership, energy and experience will contribute to our continued focus on providing a great customer experience and delivering new products and services to meet their growing needs nationwide.”
Messina has been active in hospitality sales marketing for 28 years. Prior to joining CORT, Messina served as president of JCM Consulting, a company he founded to assist hotel owners and operators improve the performance of their hospitality investment. Messina also previously served as vice president of sales and marketing with Hilton Worldwide.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University.