CSM Lodging Names Mark Johnson Regional Director of Field Sales and Marketing
Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2013?…?CSM Lodging, a division of?CSM Corporation, has named Mark Johnson regional director of field sales and marketing for the hospitality company. Bill Upshaw, president, made the announcement.
“It is with pleasure that I welcome Mark to CSM Lodging,” said Mr. Upshaw. “His remarkable background in sales leadership positions will be a tremendous asset to our company as we continue to add hotels to our growing portfolio.”
Mark Johnson was previously special task force consultant for PHM Hospitality, working with properties such as the Hilton Hotel Pasadena, Sheraton Hotel Charleston Airport, and Hilton Hotel Downtown Boston Financial District, as well as additional hotels in a variety of domestic markets. Prior to this, Mr. Johnson held the title of regional director of sales for The Sunway Hotel Group of Overland Park, Kansas. He has also served as director of sales for The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, Missouri, and in the same position for the Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, and the Wyndham Kansas City. He began his career in hospitality as director of guest services for the Clarion Hotel of Sacramento.
Mr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University Sacramento. He has been honored with the Marriott Golden Circle Award. Mr. Johnson is relocating to Minneapolis.