Experient announces the expansion of its sales network team with the addition of four national account managers.
The newest national account managers are Lynn Armstrong, Bryan Earley, Ron Owens and Bob Wentworth.
Earley comes to Experient with more than 23 years’ experience. He joins Experient from the Globus family of brands, where he was a national group sales manager. Prior to that, he was owner-operator at Vacation Values and business development manager at Collette Vacations. Earley’s experience includes working with large revenue/passenger producing groups outside of the traditional travel-trade channel of business, including national associations, fraternal, incentive/meeting planners, bank and financial institutions, religious, non-profits and other prominent membership-based organizations. Earley is based in the Twinsburg, Ohio, area.
Owens began his hospitality career at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles in 1996. He has
worked for a number of hotels and casino properties, including the Disneyland Resort, Harrah’s Casino and Resort and the Temecula Creek Inn. Most recently, he was vice president of sales and marketing with the Temecula Convention and Visitors Bureau. Owens is a member of the Southern California Chapter of MPI and is based in Temecula, Calif.
Wentworth joins Experient from the Huntington Beach Marketing & Visitors Bureau, where he was vice president and COO. He started in the hospitality business in 1983 at the Hyatt Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo., and made many Hyatts his home during his career. He was on property in Phoenix, Grand Cayman, San Diego, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Century Plaza and Huntington Beach before becoming director of worldwide sales. Wentworth is based in Long Beach, Calif.
Armstrong comes to Experient from the Hyatt Regency Dallas, where she was senior sales manager for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets of corporate and national associations, government agencies and sports groups. Prior to Hyatt, she was sales manager for Meristar Hotels and Resorts, responsible for two hotels, the Sheraton Dallas Brookhollow and the Radisson Hotel Dallas. Armstrong is a member of SGMP and is based in Dallas.
Experient is a subsidiary of the Maritz Travel Company. Its core services include providing registration, housing, event planning and management, site sourcing/contract negotiation, and lead retrieval services for association, tradeshow and government clients.