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05/30/2018

BENCHMARK® Promotes Jarrad Evans To Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategy

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, May 2018 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Jarrad Evans senior vice president, business development & strategy.  Alex Cabañas, Benchmark’s CEO, made the announcement.

“It is with great pleasure that we announce Jarrad’s new position within our company,” said Mr. Cabañas. “He has been and continues to be an active part of our dramatic growth over the past four years, and, given what’s in the pipeline, this growth will continue for the foreseeable future. Jarrad’s strong leadership in business development, relationship building with our ownership clients, and his firm commitment to growing the business for our people, make him an essential part of our company’s leadership team.”

Jarrad Evans was previously Benchmark’s highly effective vice president of business development & strategy. In this position, he successfully leveraged relationships with ownership groups and equity partners nationwide to bring in nine new-build projects and to add eleven existing properties to Benchmark’s signature brands: Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, Gemstone Collection and Benchmark Conference Centers.

Earlier, Mr. Evans was vice president, acquisitions for ClubCorp, the world’s largest owner-operator of golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs and alumni clubs.  He has also served as vice president, business development for Troon Golf, the global leader in golf management, development and marketing.

Mr. Evans earned his Master’s in Business Administration degree at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University.

About BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company.

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner-advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’s iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly preferred destinations.  BENCHMARK’S distinguished and proven reputation is deeply-rooted in core values that are focused and aligned with exceeding ownership and stakeholder performance expectations. The combined portfolios feature nearly 70 unique and distinctive properties domestically and internationally. The company leadership and valued employees are passionately committed to delivering the industry’s most authentic, enchanted, soulful, vibrant, unrivaled and memory-making experience.  BENCHMARK’S progressive “Be The Difference” culture and values are a cornerstone to the company’s nearly 40 years of extraordinary achievement and prosperity. Many properties have been recognized with the Benchmark Conference Centers® mark of meeting excellence.  BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company, is based in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, and has regional offices in Park City, Utah; Miami, Florida; New Brunswick, New Jersey; Seattle Washington; and Tokyo, Japan.   www.benchmarkglobalhospitality.com To become a fan on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/BenchmarkResortsandHotels,  www.facebook.com/GemstoneHotelCollection.  Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BenchmarkHotels, www.twitter.com/GemstoneHotels , on Instagram at www.instagram.com/benchmarkresortsandhotels, www.instagram.com/gemstonehotels, and on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/benchmarkhotels/gemstone-hotels .  At LinkedIn,  www.linkedin.com/company/benchmark-hospitality.

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Phone: 281-758-2864

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