John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Stephanie McClure has joined the company as the new director of sales at JQHs Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel located north of downtown Dallas. With 18 years of hospitality experience, including with Marriott brands and primarily based in Texas, McClure will oversee the sales and marketing team of this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame hotel. The 335-room/suite, AAA Four Diamond hotel is owned and operated by Springfield, Missouri-based JQH under license from Marriott International, Inc. or one of its affiliates. JQH is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States.
Most recently, McClure served as vice president of training and leadership at Texas-based Pillar Hotels & Resorts, where she guided more than 100 general managers and sales leaders through the required Marriott Access Edge training as a Marriott Certified Coach. She also held the positions of regional vice president of sales and regional director of sales during her time with the company. In addition, McClure was regional director of sales and director of sales and marketing for Prism Hotels & Resorts in Dallas, where she was responsible for a portfolio of 15 full-service hotels. She is active in the hospitality industry, including having served on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Hospitality Marketing Association for Holiday Inn and on the Board of Directors for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI)/Dallas Chapter. McClure also volunteers in her local community with an emphasis on education and sports. She currently serves on the Allen Eagles Lacrosse Club Executive Board in Texas and also has participated on the Allen Eagles Home Run Club Board of Directors and Allen Sports Association Lacrosse Board. McClure holds a bachelor of business administration from Texas A&M University Commerce.
We welcome Stephanie to the JQH family as she is an experienced sales and training leader with a vast knowledge of multiple hotel franchises, including Marriott brands, said Mark Wasiak, JQHs regional vice president. Stephanie is also an adept problem solver and communicator, enabling her to effectively lead and collaborate.
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