Benchmark has named Jarrad Evans senior vice president, business development & strategy. Alex Cabañas, Benchmark's CEO, made the announcement.
"It is with great pleasure that we announce Jarrad's new position within our company," said Mr. Cabañas. "He has been and continues to be an active part of our dramatic growth over the past four years, and, given what's in the pipeline, this growth will continue for the foreseeable future. Jarrad's strong leadership in business development, relationship building with our ownership clients, and his firm commitment to growing the business for our people, make him an essential part of our company's leadership team."
Jarrad Evans was previously Benchmark's vice president of business development & strategy. In this position, he successfully leveraged relationships with ownership groups and equity partners nationwide to bring in nine new-build projects and to add eleven existing properties to Benchmark's brands: Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, Gemstone Collection and Benchmark Conference Centers.
Earlier, Mr. Evans was vice president, acquisitions for ClubCorp, the world's largest owner-operator of golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs and alumni clubs. He has also served as vice president, business development for Troon Golf, the global leader in golf management, development and marketing.
Mr. Evans earned his Master's in Business Administration degree at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University.
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