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October Industry Personnel News

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Dwayne King is the new senior sales manager for the Founders Inn and Spa, owned by Regent University and managed by the West Paces Hotel Group. King brings 13 years of hospitality experience to the position, including four years as group sales manager at the Ocean Place Resort in Long Branch, N.J.


AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Steve Genovesi as senior vice president of sales. He was previously vice president of sales and marketing for the Chattanooga, Tenn., CVB.


ROCK HILL, S.C. –The Rock Hill/York County CVB has appointed Rebekah Ardis as meetings sales manager. Ardis was regional group sales manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in Rock Hill and Columbia, S.C.


SNOQUALMIE, Wash. – The Salish Lodge and Spa has hired Rod Lapasin as general manager. Lapasin has more than 32 years of hospitality experience. His most recent position was as director of catering and conference services at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle.