PHOENIX, AZ — Ronnie Collins has joined Visit Phoenix‘s convention sales team as Director of Sales. He takes over for former Director of Sales Lorne Edwards, who was recently promoted to Vice President of Sales and Services.
Collins most recently served as Director of Sales and Marketing for the newly opened Hilton Cleveland Downtown, a 600-room new build property attached to the Cleveland Convention Center. There he was responsible for coordinating sales and marketing efforts between the hotel, convention center and Destination Cleveland. Prior to that role, Collins held the role of Director of Sales and Marketing for various Hilton and Starwood properties in the southwestern United States, including the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, the Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort, the Westin Dallas Park Central and The Wigwam.
Returning to Arizona is a homecoming for Collins, who grew up in Tucson and attended the University of Arizona.