SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

April 28, 2011 17:26 ET

Michigan State University Hotel Welcomes New Sales Manager to the Property

Spartan Fan Comes Home to East Lansing Marriott

EAST LANSING, MI--(Marketwire - Apr 28, 2011) - Amy Crider-Mascia has come home to East Lansing and the East Lansing Marriott at University Place Hotel where she has been named Sales Manager of one of the premier hotels near Breslin Center.

A native of Lansing and a graduate of Central Michigan University, Crider-Mascia brings 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry to her new post at this sophisticated East Lansing Marriott, where exceptional accommodations, gracious amenities and impeccable service are standard. Crider-Mascia's previous experience includes both room and catering sales, as well as full-service upscale Brand experience, including previous Marriott Brand experience.

"We are thrilled to have someone of Amy's caliber join our sales team," said General Manager Eric Sudol. "From the moment I met her, I felt she has the trademark Marriott 'Spirit to Serve' that will help us strengthen existing relationships and develop new partnerships with our customers. Also, she has roots in the Lansing, MI area and is a huge Michigan State University Spartan fan."

Located just a block from MSU and distinctive among East Lansing hotels near the Breslin Center, the Marriott is the perfect retreat for Spartan fans or those attending other events at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts or Student Events Center.

"I am excited about joining the Marriott in East Lansing, MI team," said Crider-Mascia. "Although I have worked for other great hotel Brands, my heart has always been with Marriott."

Crider-Mascia will be assisting event planners in planning exceptional events utilizing the hotel's impressive meeting and exhibition space, which includes the University Ballroom and a selection of elegant Lansing banquet rooms, breakout facilities and conference services, all fully-equipped to meet the needs of those hosting both business and social events. Professionally affiliated with organizations such as the Michigan Society of Association Executives, Michigan Society of Government Meeting Professionals and the University of Michigan Meeting Planners, Crider-Mascia joins an experienced team of professionals at the East Lansing Marriott dedicated to providing the attention to detail that results in perfectly executed and productive events.

About the East Lansing Marriott at University Place Hotel

The East Lansing Marriott at University Place is a recently renovated hotel property within easy walking distance to any MSU event and provides guests with on-site services and facilities including East Lansing dining in Bistro 43 restaurant and lounge, a full-service business center, well-equipped fitness facility, indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna. Guest accommodations include luxurious bedding, spacious bathrooms with upscale amenities. A concierge level and lounge are also available for those seeking added amenities.

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