From "on the ground" direct sales with Residence Inn by Marriott to an Executive VP of Sales, Haydn has experienced a range of sales assignments across all lodging. He was a pivotal member of Marriott's "Sales 2000" task force of 12 people that virtually reinvented Marriott's approach to "Sales," worldwide. Haydn was also entrusted with directing first "Large Market Sales Team" in Detroit, Michigan, which cross sold all Marriott's brands for the first time. He is disciplined and forgets no details, but is known to have fun while helping teams achieve sales success. He is an expert in sales call process, true sales persistence, and the new advent of Social Media as a critical part of any effective hotel sales platform. He as consulted for Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and several boutique, independent luxury properties across the United States of America.
Professional & Other
A graduate of: Marriott's Executive Leadership, Aspen Institute
"Leading Hospitality", University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton
Dale Carnegie, Houston, Texas
Marriott Lodging Executive Program, University of Maryland
Haydn provided the advanced lodging lecture, to Junior's and Senior's at Michigan State University: "What it really means to be a GM"
During his tenure with Marriott, Haydn was honored to recieve National "General Manager of the Year" for both Residence Inn by Marriott, and Marriott Full Service Hotels, North America.
He graduated for the University of California Irvine with B.S. in Social Ecology, specializing in Biology and minor in Journalism.
An active participant in the American Red Cross, with drives and as many personal donations possible in the calendar year.
A lifelong surfer, he also loves Yoga, Golf, Tennis, Music, Literature and Film. He resides in Plymouth, Michigan.