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BENCHMARK® Names Eileen S. Cole Director of Sales & Marketing For Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Chicago

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, June 2018 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Eileen S. Cole director of sales & marketing for Eaglewood Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Itasca (Chicago), Illinois. Eric Bates, Benchmark’s general manager at the resort, made the announcement.

"It is a great pleasure to welcome Eileen to Benchmark and to Eaglewood Resort & Spa,” said Mr. Bates. “She brings significant sales leadership experience to our resort. She also has important business contacts and market awareness which will be vital to Eaglewood’s success. We look forward to her active participation as part of our resort’s leadership team.”

Eileen Cole comes to her new position with Eaglewood Resort & Spa with three decades of success in hospitality sales and marketing, much of it invested within the Chicagoland market. She was most recently vice president of sales & marketing for The Bricton Group of Mt. Prospect, Illinois, where she and her team successfully drove hotel and resort revenues for the company and supported its hospitality portfolio growth nationally. Previous to this, she held the position of director of sales and marketing for the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge.

Ms. Cole has held several sales positions of increasing responsibility throughout her hotel sales career. She has also participated in destination sales, while working with the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Eileen Cole is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She resides in Mt. Prospect, Illinois.

About Eaglewood Resort & Spa

Conveniently located just 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Eaglewood Resort & Spa is nestled on 104 acres in Itasca, Illinois. Managed by Benchmark Hospitality International, the AAA Four-¬-Diamond resort offers 295 spacious guestrooms and suites.  Featuring walk out balconies showcasing views of our championship golf course. In addition, Eaglewood offers three distinct dining venues with fine and casual menu options; first-¬-class recreation including a complete health spa, 18-¬-hole championship golf course, sparkling pool with sundeck, fitness center and six-¬-lane Brunswick Retro Bowling alley; as well as 37,000 square Feet of IACC-¬-certified meeting space. For more information or room reservations call (630) 773-¬-1400, toll free at (877) 285- 6150 or visit: www.eaglewoodresort.com.  Keep current on events at www.facebook.com/EaglewoodResort or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/EaglewoodResort or Instagram @EaglewoodResort

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