R. Brink Grush, a leader in the hospitality industry for 35 years, has been appointed director of sales and marketing for The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel, part of the Waldorf Astoria Collection.
Grush most recently served as the director of sales at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, a position he held since 2004.
“With 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry Brink makes a wonderful addition to The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel,” said Tod Chambers, general manager. “Coming from a sister Hilton property, we are confident he will not only help us continue in the direction we are moving, but also assist us in achieving new endeavors for the property.”
Grush began his career in the hotel industry at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans. Prior to that, he held sales positions at The Fairmont Hotel, The Roosevelt and at various Hyatt Regency locations across the country; including New Orleans, Houston and Tampa.
A New Orleans native, Grush earned a degree in business administration from Southeastern Louisiana University. He is an active member of the Professional Convention Management Association, Meeting Professionals International and Meadowbrook Homeowners Association.