Criss Named Director of Sales at Ventura Holiday Inn
...> > Monty Criss has been named the new Director of Sales at the Holiday Inn Ventura Beach Resort, The appointment was announced by David Storm, President of Providence Hospitality Partners (PHP), Denver, the company that has been hired to manage the property.
...Criss has worked in sales, marketing and operations for hospitality, restaurant and tourism businesses throughout his career.For the past five years, he has served as the director of sales and the director of food & beverage at several major hotels throughout California and Hawaii, including Hilton Waikaloa Village and Ritz Carlton Mauna Lani. While working with Embassy Suites in Monterey, he also served as co-chair of the Tour and Travel Committee for the Monterey Bay Sanctuary's Advisory Council as well as the Business, Tourism, Advisory Panel and the Costal Armoring Committee.Criss
, a scuba diver and former surfer who attended elementary school in Ventura, is glad to be back.About his
said, "we're here not only here to conduct successful hotel business, but here to be a part of the community.Our hotel, being right on the ocean and of a size that's large enough to provide extensive meeting facilities as well as accommodations, has great things to offer.We look forward to making it the linchpin of Ventura County."Fluent in Japanese, Criss has two Masters Degrees from Chaminade University, a BA in Humanities from Hawaii Pacific University and a Business Degree from Shikishima University of Japan.He
wife have two children.