The Townsend Hotel Welcomes Shari Sako-Bojan as Director of Banquet Operations
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Feb. 11, 2013 – The Townsend Hotel, a AAA 4-Diamond luxury property known for its exceptional service and amenities, today announced the recent addition of Shari Sako-Bojan to its team as director of banquet operations. The announcement was made by The Townsend’s Managing Director Steven Kalczynski.
As director of banquet operations, Sako-Bojan is responsible for managing the wedding, meeting and catering events of the hotel.
A hospitality industry veteran, Sako-Bojan joins The Townsend from her role as club house manager with Great Oaks Country Club in Rochester, Mich. Additionally, her career includes food and beverage management roles with such notable Michigan hotels as The Ritz-Carlton in Dearborn and the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, as well as with prestigious local country clubs including Shenandoah in West Bloomfield and Franklin Hills in Farmington Hills.
“Shari is an exciting addition to our expert food and beverage operations team,” said Kalczynski. “From weddings to non-profit fundraising events to social celebrations, her experience and industry knowledge will be an immediate asset to The Townsend’s valued banquet and catering customers.”
Sako-Bojan, a Royal Oak, Mich. resident, attended Eastern Michigan University studying communications. She is a member of Club Managers Association of America, and is active with the Michigan Humane Society.
About The Townsend Hotel
Opened in 1988, The Townsend Hotel, celebrating its Silver Anniversary in 2013, is a AAA 4-Diamond luxury property located in downtown Birmingham, Mich. Travel + Leisure magazine ranks The Townsend among its, “World’s Best Hotels,” and the property also was recently named as a 2012 “Best in the World” Midwest hotel by readers of Condé Nast Traveler. A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, The Townsend is known for its exceptional service and amenities, including the Rugby Grille, The Corner Bar, Afternoon Tea at The Townsend and a variety of bakery, banquet and catering services. For more information, visit www.townsendhotel.com or contact The Townsend Hotel at 800.548.4172.
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