Hyatt Regency Austin, located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, has named Jeff Ouradnik as director of sales and marketing from Hyatt Regency Lake Washington in Seattle.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff to Hyatt Regency Austin,” says Dan Johnson, general manager at Hyatt Regency Austin. “Jeff brings an extensive amount of experience, excitement and talent to his work and has a true passion for creating the best possible workplace for his colleagues. He is going to be an invaluable asset to our team.”
Recognizing his ten-year anniversary with Hyatt this year, Ouradnik has worked several Hyatt properties: associate director of sales roles at both Hyatt Regency Bellevue, in the Seattle area, and Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, in Huntington Beach, Calif. Also, he served as both director of sales and marketing, and director of sales and events at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina in San Diego, and served as an integral part of the pre-opening and opening team for Hyatt Regency Lake Washington when it launched in 2017.
Ouradnik says, “I am thrilled to be here in Austin and to work at a hotel that has been a significant piece of the fabric of the city and community for more than 35 years. This property has seen a lot of change in the downtown market over the past few years with new inventory coming to the city. It is my goal to continue to maintain the tradition of providing the exceptional experience the hotel is known for while ensuring we are continuing to be innovative by providing true but new experiences that resonate for our customers, our colleagues, and our guests.”
As director, Ouradnik oversees the marketing and sales departments at the hotel providing direction, guidance and support to his team to ensure they have the appropriate tools to perform their job. As he explains, “As a part of the leadership team for this hotel, I am dedicated to providing the support and structure for my team to not only be successful, but to truly enjoy their work experience so they can be their best both personally and professionally.”
Situated on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas, Hyatt Regency Austin is a modern hotel located in the middle of the vibrant downtown. The AAA Four Diamond property is ideally located in the city’s center, allowing guests the convenience to explore the best of Austin, from the famous live music scene and eclectic shops and boutiques, to popular landmarks and lake activities, and much more. The hotel offers more than 45,000 sq.ft. of customizable function space, including the 14,136-sq.ft. Zilker Ballroom, and a 2,700 sq.ft. outdoor terrace. Hyatt Regency Austin provides a variety of delicious dining options for guests at Southwest Bistro and Marker 10. For more info, visit www.austin.regency.hyatt.com
The Hyatt Regency brand prides itself on connecting travelers to who and what matters most to them. More than 175 conveniently located Hyatt Regency urban and resort locations in 30+ countries around the world serve as the go-to gathering space for every occasion—from efficient business meetings to memorable family vacations. The brand offers a one-stop experience that puts everything guests need right at their fingertips. Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a full range of services and amenities, including the space to work, engage or relax, notable culinary experiences, technology-enabled ways to collaborate, and expert event planners who can take care of every detail. For more info, visit hyattregency.com.