Russell Edmond spent well over 20 successful years in the hospitality industry, beginning his career with Marriott Hotels as a housekeeping manager. After assisting in opening several Marriott Courtyard properties and gaining experience in front office and food & beverage operations, Mr. Russell then moved to Full-Service hotels where he eventually entered into the sales arena to become a relationship building Director of Sales and Marketing. To date, Mr. Russell has been a Director of Sales & Marketing at several hotels in the greater Los Angeles area. Hotels Brands include: Hilton, Radisson & Marriott, not to mention several Indie Hotels. Mr. Russell is now a Hospitality Entrepreneur who consults in the Hotel/Meeting & Marketing space to include: Hotel & Meetings Site Selection for Corporations, Non-Profit Organizations, Entertainment Groups & Traveling Sports Teams.