Four Seasons in Vail welcomes new faces
May 10, 2012
VAIL, Colorado – The management team at Four Seasons Resort Vail announces the addition of four new key positions in the Sales & Marketing Division.Jolinda Cohavi, director of marketing, joins Four Seasons Resort Vail from Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, where she served five years as director of marketing. Previously, she served as director of marketing for Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta. Outside of Dallas and Atlanta, the majority of Cohavi’s career in hospitality was in Miami, with more than a decade in the rooms and sales divisions of Hyatt Hotels and Resorts and Omni Hotels.Jim Guttau, director of public relations, joins Four Seasons Resort Vail as after serving seven years as an independent public relations contractor, owning and operating Guttau PR, a boutique firm focused on clients in the hospitality, nonprofit, and lifestyle sector. Named “A New Face of Philanthropy” by The Denver Post, Guttau has received several awards, including the Mission Champion Award from the National Kidney Foundation and awards of Excellence in Marketing from the National School Public Relations Association. Guttau is a visible community activist, serving as chair of the board of directors for Denver Art Museum’s CultureHaus, ASCENT (A Socially Conscious Entity) Foundation’s public relations chair, and a volunteer for several other charitable organizations. Guttau replaces Dana Berry, who will now exclusively handle public relations for Four Seasons Hotel Denver.JoAnn Freberg, conference services manager, comes to Vail by way of Maui, Hawaii, having worked for Four Seasons Resort Maui since 2002 in various sales capacities including weddings, catering sales and conference services. Prior to Four Seasons, Freberg worked for the Fairmont Kea Lani, also on the Wailea coast of Maui.Melissa Moll, business development sales manager, comes to represent Four Seasons Resort Vail and also Four Seasons Hotel Denver from Olympic Valley, Calif., where she served as national sales manager for the Resort at Squaw Creek. Previously, Moll served as a conference planning manager for The Village at Squaw Valley and her experience also includes working in sales for The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island.