MINNEAPOLIS

Teneo Hospitality Group named hotel sales executive, Rene McCoy, as director of sales Mid-Atlantic.

“We are delighted to welcome Rene to our growing sales team,” said Teneo President Mike Schugt. “Her executive career spans key hotel and conference markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Caribbean, and includes both association and corporate sales on a local and global level. Her exceptional track record and background in the DC Metro Market will make Rene a great asset to our Mid-Atlantic office in Washington, D.C.”

McCoy began her career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts where she held sales positions at several leading Westin properties in the DC Metro area, including the Westin Tyson’s Corner and The Westin Alexandria. Moving on to Global Sales with Starwood as an account director based in Washington, D.C., McCoy focused on maintaining key accounts in the Mid-Atlantic, new business development, market penetration and business strategy for both her clients and hotel partners.

Earlier serving as national sales manager, McCoy was part of the executive pre-opening and opening teams for the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.

An active member in several professional organizations, McCoyserves as Co-Chair on the PCMA's Capital Chapter Emerging Professionals Committee, a group dedicated to mentoring individuals who are new to the hotel and conference industries. She is also a member of the National Association of Professional Women and Meeting Planners International. As an Adjunct Professor for the School of Hospitality at Prince George's County Community College, McCoy teaches Hospitality Sales & Marketing to night school students.

Teneo Hospitality Group represents over 300 independent and branded hotels, resorts and DMCs around the world.