Vail Cascade adds two to management team
Brett Schoenfield, general manager of the Vail Cascade, recently announced the appointment of two new management team members, both with previous experience at the hotel. Russell Craney returns to the Cascade as assistant general manager and Rob Henderson comes back to head the resort’s sales and marketing department.Craney began his career with the Vail Cascade in 1994 and worked his way up through the ranks to the position of food and beverage director by 2003. His resume includes jobs with RockResorts at the Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in Edwards and the Hotel Jerome in Aspen. Most recently, Craney was the general manager of another RockResorts property, the Osprey at Beaver Creek. Craney will oversee all operational departments, including food & beverage, rooms and the Aria Spa & Club in his new job at the Cascade.Henderson worked with the Vail Cascade as director of sales and a national sales manager beginning in 1996, and with another Destination Hotels & Resorts property – Garden of the Gods Club in Colorado Springs – beginning in 2001. He has also worked at Rosewood Hotels, Kempinski Hotels, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Marriott Hotels and Resorts and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Most recently, Henderson worked with Viceroy Hotels, Resorts and Residences in Snowmass Village, preparing the new resort for its 2009-2010 winter season debut.For more information about the Vail Cascade, including Aria Spa & Club and Atwater on Gore Creek, go to http://www.vailcascade.com.