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Your Colorado Meeting Dream Team

More than 180 years of combined hospitality experience is a phone call away. Whatever your needs, whenever you need them, our team of professionals is here to make your meeting or event as memorable as Cheyenne Mountain itself.

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Sales Team

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    Jess Johnson

    Director of Sales and Marketing

    A veteran in hospitality, Jess leads the Sales and Marketing team with over two decades of experience, and over 15 years in Sales alone at resorts in Arizona, Texas, Tennessee, and Florida. Now Jess brings his years of experience in luxury hospitality to re-imagine the resort and epitomize its nature as Quintessential Colorado.

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  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Tom Walker

    Tom Walker

    Director of Sales

    With more than 25 years of experience in tow, Tom brings a well-rounded approach to the head of our sales department, having worked for Marriott, Hilton, Benchmark, and now Wyndham.

    Tom handles all large groups from Colorado Springs and all wholesale, consortia, and luxury leisure networks groups, except for associations. In Denver, his market includes accounting, banking, insurance, financial, telecommunications, electronics, and technology groups. He is our main contact for HPN groups of all sizes.

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  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Sally Cameron

    Sally Cameron

    Senior Sales Manager

    A 15-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Sally works remotely in Austin, Texas as an invaluable asset for networking and building relationships with local partners. 

    Sally's market includes large groups out of the Southeast and Midwest, excluding associations out of Illinois. In Colorado, her market includes metals, mining, minerals, chemicals, oil & gas, industrial manufacturing, energy/utilities, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical, and food & beverage groups.

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  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Linda Lingenfelter

    Linda Lingenfelter

    Senior Sales Manager

    Twenty-five years in the business make Linda an excellent choice to work the Western market from her home in California. A veteran of the hospitality industry, Linda has held positions such as General Manager, Regional Director of Sales, Director of Sales & Marketing, and Vice President of Sales at various properties.

    Linda specializes in large groups on the West Coast and North East. In Colorado, her market includes group in industries such as construction, real estate, automotive & automotive services, security service and products, transportation services, media, legal, and consulting/business services.

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  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Jennifer Johnston

    Jennifer Johnston

    National Sales Manager

    With experience in sales and catering, Jennifer knows what it takes to succeed. A 2013 graduate of Texas State University, she's worked numerous roles in both Sales and Catering, becoming an Executive Meeting Manager and finally a National Sales Manager.

    Jennifer focuses on the Great Plains market, but in Colorado works with groups in various industries including SMERF, government, military, military reunions, religious (including religious associations nationally), philanthropic, non-profit, sports & athletics, educations, and agriculture. She also works exclusively with Arrowhead for all size groups.

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  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Ashley Hady

    Ashley Hady

    Executive Meeting Sales Manager

    Born and raised in Colorado on the Western slope in Montrose, Ashley knows the mountain better than anyone. She's worked for years in hospitality in operations and events, and worked for a time at our Country Club of Colorado as well.

    With Giselle, Ashley works with all small groups fewer than 30 rooms on peak nights, as well as day meetings, IBT, and wedding room blocks.

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Catering Team

  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Stephanie Balley

    Stephanie Bailey

    Catering Sales Manager

    Ten years of catering experience make Stephanie perfect for your wedding needs. And she’s no stranger to her current position: Stephanie held the same title for seven years with DoubleTree. Leaning on her catering knowledge, she helps couples realize their dream weddings in Quintessential Colorado style.

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  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Clara Cirks

    Clara Cirks

    Catering Sales Manager

    Since the age of 15, Clara has worked in hospitality, from small town family businesses to large properties and resorts. She is excited to assist clients execute social events such as birthdays, dances, anniversaries, reunions, and more.

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Conference Team

  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Brenda Lyons

    Brenda Lyons

    Senior Conference Planning Manager

    Conference questions? Ask Brenda — she’s been here 24 years and knows the resort like none other. She joined the conference team in 1998 and has been a mainstay ever since, handling all the large conventions that frequent the hotel.

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  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Heather Snow

    Heather Snow

    Conference Planning Manager

    After 25 years in the industry, Heather knows how to execute a customer’s vision. She got her start in food and beverage operations before venturing into sales, focusing on the association, corporate and sports markets. Heather started handling conference planning and catering events in 2015 and found her true passion in hospitality.

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  • Dolce Cheyenne Meetings Meet The Team Kornelia Schee

    Kornelia Schee

    Conference Planning Manager

    From Poland to France to Japan, Kornelia brings a uniquely international perspective to our neck of the woods, with over 16 years of experience in hospitality and food & beverage. In her seven years in Colorado, she worked in numerous areas at the Broadmoor Hotel, and was a Catering Sales Manager at The Mining Exchange Wyndham Grand Hotel.

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