Visit Baltimore, the official sales and marketing organization for Baltimore, recently welcomed three new members to its convention sales and services department.
Kat Bryer joins Visit Baltimore as a sales manager, coming from the Hyatt Regency Baltimore where she worked for the past four years, first as a sales assistant and most recently as a senior sales manager.
Bryer is a graduate of Syracuse University where she received a bachelor’s degree in advertising with a minor in hospitality and food service management. Bryer will be handling the northeast territory from 151-500 rooms on peak and diversity markets up to 500 rooms on peak.
Christie Buckley has joined the sales team from the Visit Baltimore executive office, where she worked for the past two years as executive assistant to the president and CEO and senior vice president of convention sales and services. Buckley will take on the role of national sales manager in the southeast region and new business development, a new position.
Prior to joining Visit Baltimore in 2012, Buckley was a sales manager at the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in Baltimore where she was responsible for sales and events. In her new position, she will handle all accounts and new business development for 151-800 room nights on peak.
Tasha McDougle has taken on the role of convention services manager in the services department where she will be responsible for servicing city-wide conventions and meetings. McDougle is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and has more than nine years of progressive catering and convention services experience.
She has held various catering and convention services manager positions with Hyatt Hotel properties, and has most recently worked at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore where she managed and executed internal events and provided support for the catering managers.