THE WOODLANDS (HOUSTON), TEXAS - Benchmark, a global hospitality company, formally announces the appointment of Chris Steffich as general manager for the David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago, a new conference center recently opened on the Hyde Park Campus of the University of Chicago. Greg Champion, president and COO, made the announcement.
"It is a pleasure to formally announce Chris’ newest position within our company,” said Mr. Champion. “He is a proven leader, understands Benchmark’s Be The Difference service culture exceptionally well, and brings previous experience within the Chicagoland market to his new role at the David Rubenstein Forum. We congratulate him.”
Chris Steffich was previously Benchmark’s general manager at Wingspread Retreat & Executive Conference Center in Racine, Wisconsin. He earlier held the position of director of operations for Eaglewood Resort & Spa of Itasca, Illinois. Mr. Steffich also served as director of food & beverage for Lockheed Martin Center for Leadership Excellence, a property managed by Benchmark.
Mr. Steffich attended the University of West Virginia. He resides in the Chicagoland area.