SAHLA LEADERSHIP

Tamara Benavides

Chairwoman of the Board

Director of Sales Development | ABH Hospitality

Rusty Wallace

Treasurer

General Manager - Omni La Mansion Del Rio & Mokara Hotel & Spa

Ric Morales

Vice Chair | Allied Member

Key Account Manager - Silver Eagle Beverages

Matthew Hosack

Chair-Elect

General Manager - Embassy Suites by Hilton | Airport

Mark Vilagi

Vice Chair | Full Service Hotel

General Manager - Marriott San Antonio Airport

Avinash Bhakta

Vice Chair | Hotel Member Outside Central Business District

Owner - ABH Hospitality

Kevin Latone

Immediate Past Chair

General Manager - Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk

Ajay Patel

Vice Chair | Select Service Hotel

CEO - Vue Hotels

Ruben Chavarria

Director | Multiple Property

General Manager - La Quinta Inn & Suites Downtown

Susana Garcia

Susana Garcia

Director | Multiple Property

Regional Vice President | Operations - Baywood Hotels

Ted Knighton

Director | Full Service Hotel

General Manager - Thompson Hotel

Satish Patel

Director | Small Property

Axiom Management Services

Oscar Cepeda

Director | Multiple Property

General Manager - Four Points by Shearaton | Airport

Alex Figueroa

Alex Figueroa

Director | Select Service Hotel

General Manager - Hampton Inn & Suites | Home2 Suites Riverwalk

Loris Menfi

Director | Full Service Hotel

General Manager - Marriott Riverwalk & Rivercenter Hotels

Dinesh Rao

Director | Select Service Hotel

General Manager - Courtyard by Marriott | Riverwalk

Ashley Cerney-Ciomperlik

Director | Select Service Hotel

General Manager - Wyndham Garden | Riverwalk

Daniel Haughan

Director | Full Service Hotel

General Manager - Canopy by Hilton San Antonio

Riaan Nel

Director | Full Service Hotel

General Manager - Omni San Antonio Colonnade

Traci Boyer

Director | At-Large

General Manager - Freeman

Daniel Juarez

Director | Allied Member

Sales Development Manager - Ecolab

Brian Pietsch

Director | Allied Member

Regional Director - PSAV

Carola Broaddus

Carola Broaddus

Director | At-Large

Owner - San Antonio Visitors' Souvenir Map

Hailey Massey

Hailey Massey

Director | Allied Member

Director of Business Development - Cavalry Construction

Bryanna Djibril

Bryanna Djibril

Director | Allied Member

District Manager - Towne Park

Davis Phillips

Director | Allied Member

President & CEO - Phillips Entertainment, Inc.

Ed Bucholtz

Past Chairman | 2019

General Manager - Grand Hyatt Denver

Bill Petrella

Past Chairman | 2016-2017

General Manager - Hotel Emma

Bill Brendel

Past Chairman | 2010-2011

General Manager - The Crockett Hotel

Henry Feldman

Past Chairman | 2002-2003

Partner - Martin Feldman Hospitality Management

Kevin Latone

Past Chairman | 2018-2019

General Manager - Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk

Robert Thrailkill

Past Chairman | 2014-2015

Vice President | Operations - Zachry Hospitality & General Manager - Hilton Palacio Del Rio

Siegried Richter

Past Chairman | 2008-2009

Former General Manager - Hilton Palacio Del Rio

Arthur Coulombe

Past Chairman

General Manager - JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa

Justin Holley

Past Chairman | 2018

Vice President - ABH Hospitality Management

Rusty Wallace

Past Chairman | 2012-2013

General Manager - Omni La Mansion Del Rio & Mokara Hotel & Spa

Michael Sawaya

Past Chairman | 2005-2006

President - New Orleans Convention Center