Christen Larsen, a 2005 graduate of East Texas Baptist University, has been appointed as Director of Sales for The Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown hotel. She graduated from ETBU with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Management.
The Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown is a full-service hotel located right in the heart of Downtown Denver, giving easy access to many of the city’s top attractions like the Colorado Convention Center, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, a myriad of Denver museums, Denver sports venues and much more that the Mile High City has to offer.
While at ETBU, the Dickinson, Texas native received the Edwin F. Moore Award from the Fred Hale School of Business given to a student who excels in economic study.
Here is information from the press release released by Hilton:
This award-winning downtown Denver hotel is excited to add new talent to its fantastic sales team and looks forward to Larsen’s contributions to the 221-room property. Ms. Larsen has held a variety of sales positions across multiple hotel brands, most recently at the Embassy Suites Downtown Denver. An East Texas Baptist University graduate, Larsen has experience as an Event Manager with Hilton and a Group Sales Manager with Starwood. Larsen recently spent a year at Queens University Belfast, Ireland obtaining an MSc International Business, where she participated in various projects analyzing performance of global companies in all areas. She has been recognized by Hilton with the Americas Pride Award in 2006 and the Hilton Chairman’s Recognition for the 3rd trimester in 2007, as well as earning acknowledgement by Starwood Hotels as a Star Sales Representative in 2010.
Larsen started at her new place of employment in early March. Congratulations from your alma mater.