Marcus Hotels & Resorts Promotes Danica Potier to Executive Director of Sales for its Milwaukee Market
Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation, today announced the promotion of Danica Potier to executive director of sales for the company’s Milwaukee market. In this role, she will manage the sales teams for Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ flagship properties – Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel, The Pfister Hotel, and Hilton Milwaukee City Center. Potier will also continue to maintain and build relationships with key corporate accounts and serve as a key leader of the overall sales team.
“Marcus Hotels & Resorts is known as a leader in hospitality, especially when it comes to meetings and events. As meeting and events bookings continue to increase across Milwaukee, our award-winning meeting planners work closely with our clients to create unforgettable corporate meetings, conferences, weddings and private gatherings,” said Linda Price-Topp, vice president of sales at Marcus Hotels & Resorts. “I know Danica’s passion for our guests, commitment to her team and strategic approach to sales planning will continue delivering exceptional experiences for every group who visits us.”
With over 25 years in the hospitality industry, Potier most recently served as area director of sales for the company’s Milwaukee properties. She began her career with Marriott branded properties throughout the U.S. before joining Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2009 as director of restaurant sales and promotions. She continued to grow her career at properties throughout the greater Milwaukee area before returning to Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2019 as area assistant director of sales. Potier is involved with several industry organizations, including the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association, Global Business Travel Association and Meeting Professional International. She is also passionate about helping those interested in a career in hospitality. Potier serves on the advisory board for the hospitality program in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District and as a mentor with LAUNCH, a mentorship program for high school students interested in learning more about in-demand careers in industries like hospitality. In addition, she is an engaged partner with Milwaukee Area Technical College and Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee, Wisconsin where she is a guest speaker for hospitality and leadership courses as well as a volunteer for their events
Potier holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City and an associate degree in hospitality and restaurant management from Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin. In addition to her professional experience, Potier is active in her community as a long-time volunteer for March of Dimes.
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About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Marcus Hotels & Resorts owns and/or manages 17 hotels, resorts and other properties in the U.S. The company’s distinctive portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging brands. A leader in the hospitality industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and product repositioning. This includes premier food and beverage brands such as Mason Street Grill, ChopHouse, Miller Time® Pub & Grill, and SafeHouse® Restaurants. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).
About The Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. In addition to its lodging division, its theatre division, Marcus Theatres®, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the U.S. and currently owns or operates 1,064 screens at 85 locations in 17 states under the Marcus Theatres, Movie Tavern® by Marcus and BistroPlex® brands. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.marcuscorp.com.