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Fairmont Dallas expands operations and sales teams with new hires and promotion

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Left to right: Jose Perez, Lin Mandich, and Trevor Tkachyk.

The iconic downtown hotel introduces Lin Mandich as Director of Catering Sales, Trevor Tkachyk as Director of Conference Services, and Jose Perez as Director of Banquets.

DALLAS – June 26, 2024 – Fairmont Dallas welcomes three staff members to new positions including Lin Mandich being named Director of Catering Sales, Trevor Tkachyk as Director of Conference Services, and Jose Perez as Director of Banquets.

Reporting to the Director of Sales & Marketing, Lin Mandich will be responsible for creating and maintaining client relations, achieving revenue goals, and delivering exceptional food & beverage offerings for guests as Director of Catering Sales.

Mandich brings over 20 years of experience in the luxury hotel and event industry, along with a genuine passion for creating unforgettable experiences. She previously held a position at The Plaza, a Fairmont-managed hotel, where she began her career as a management trainee. “I am thrilled to return to the Fairmont family at Fairmont Dallas,” Lin Mandich said. “I look forward to working with the team and developing relationships with current and future clients.”

The Fairmont Dallas team was eager to promote Trevor Tkachyk to Director of Conference Services from his previous role as Director of Banquets. Reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing, Tkachyk will oversee the Conference Services team for the 545-room hotel, which is home to several major annual conferences in Dallas.

Tkachyk brings over fourteen years of experience to the position including experience from previous positions within the Fairmont portfolio. He previously served as the Food and Beverage Manager/Assistant Director of Banquets at Fairmont Dallas, Interim Director of Banquets and Assistant Director of Banquets at Fairmont San Jose, and Assistant Director of Banquets and Outlet Manager at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

“I am excited to continue my journey with Fairmont,” Tkachyk said. “I am eager to use my experience and leadership to help our team provide the best service for our guests and my team.”

In his new role, Jose Perez will oversee the organization of banquets, ensuring implementation and consistency of the Fairmont standard. He most recently worked as Director of Banquets at Fairmont Washington D.C., and prior to that, he served as Food and Beverage Events Manager at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. Perez brings over 19 years of hospitality experience and leadership to his new position.

“I am delighted to continue my career with the Fairmont brand and return to Dallas, a city that holds a special place in my heart,” Perez said. “I anticipate the opportunity to collaborate with the talented Fairmont Dallas team and contribute my expertise and dedication to the success of the hotel.”

“We are delighted to extend a warm welcome to our outstanding new hires, while also celebrating the achievements of our existing team members as they take on new roles,” said David Sher, Fairmont Dallas General Manager. “Their expertise and passion will undoubtedly enhance our already exceptional team, and we look forward to watching them continue to grow within our organization.”

Fairmont Dallas is located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District with 545 guest rooms, a rooftop terrace complete with garden and Junior Olympic sized pool, and 70,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel is home to the Pyramid Restaurant and an on-site Starbucks on the Lobby level, making it an ideal location for those traveling for business and pleasure. Fairmont Dallas celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.

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