Eden Prairie, Minn.

Teneo Hospitality Group appointed Susan Hinfey as director of sales, Western US. Hinfey will concentrate on the West Coast territory and comes to us with over 20 years of sales experience with luxury hotels.

“We are thrilled to welcome Susan to the Teneo Sales Force,” said Mike Schugt, president of Teneo Hospitality Group. “As Teneo continues to expand, we are committed to hiring elite sales professionals. Susan is just that, she comes to us with a highly successful hotel sales career with the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, and I am confident that she will be a perfect fit selling our portfolio of incredible member hotels, resorts and DMCs.”

Hinfey started as a group sales manager and from there she took on the role of global luxury account executive for nine years for the Ritz Carlton Global Sales Organization. There, she managed clients in Northeast and West Coast markets, having earlier focused on the Midwest, Southwest and Canadian markets. She subsequently became the director of national accounts for The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua before joining the Teneo team.

Hinfey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Arizona State University. She resides in Scottsdale, Ariz.