Mirbeau Inn & Spa Promotes Three; Philip Snyder Named General Manager
02/26/2013 - Skaneateles, NY
SKANEATELES, N.Y. -- Feb. 26, 2013 -- Mirbeau Inn & Spa has promoted three of its key managers: Philip Snyder to General Manager; Catherine Sinclair to Resort Manager; and Jose Herrera to Controller. All will be responsible for overseeing specific day-to-day operations of the award-winning Finger Lakes resort while contributing to the overall growth and success of the property.
Philip Snyder has been with Mirbeau since 2009, and most recently held the position of Controller. Prior to joining the Mirbeau team, the Kent, N.Y. native worked for Columbia Sussex Corporation where he took on a number of positions at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and the Atlanta Marriott Downtown in Atlanta, Ga. Snyder holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Resort and Tourism Management from Paul Smith’s College of the Adirondacks and currently resides in Camillus, N.Y.
Joining Snyder on the management team is Catherine Sinclair fulfilling the position of Resort Manager. Sinclair started with Mirbeau in 2010 as Sales Manager before being promoted to Business Development Manager. Prior to joining the Mirbeau team, she held posts at East West Resorts and Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, both located in Beaver Creek, Colo. Sinclair is a graduate of the University of Colorado and now resides in Skaneateles, N.Y. with her husband and two young sons.
Promoted to the position of Controller, Jose Herrera was most recently Mirbeau Inn & Spa’s Accounting Manager. Herrera was previously on staff at Hilton Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. after relocating from Mexico, where he held positions at hotels including the Crowne Plaza Monterrey, Hotel Marquis Reforma Mexico and Melia Reforma Mexico. Herrera received a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from Escuela Panamericana de Hoteleria and is originally from Mexico City.
“Over the past few years we have seen Philip, Catherine and Jose display tremendous growth. We are thrilled to be able promote from within the Mirbeau family and enjoy watching our staff members advance and succeed inside the company,” said John Logan, CEO of Mirbeau Hospitality Services.
About Mirbeau Inn & Spa
The 34-room Mirbeau Inn & Spa is an intimate, year-round retreat for rejuvenation and romance, offering gracious hospitality, award-winning cuisine, and world-class spa treatments in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes wine region. Steeped in elegant French country style, Mirbeau is tucked into 10 acres of Monet-inspired gardens, surrounded by spruce forests, rolling hills, crystal clear lakes and more than 100 wineries. Mirbeau Inn & Spa is the only Forbes Four-Star Award winner for hotel, spa and restaurant in New York State, and an AAA Four-Diamond winner. It is also distinguished by the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Top Ten Spas in the World in the categories of romance, boutique, yoga and cuisine in Spa Finder’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards, Top Five Spas for Couples in the World in back-to-back years of Spa Magazine’s Silver Sage Readers’ Choice Favorites, has been awarded a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s Top 30 Small Resorts in the US for three years in a row and won a 2011 SpAWARD for Most Romantic Spa. For more information visit www.mirbeau.com.
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