Angela Trainor – The Corner Manager

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Angela Trainor, 29, has joined The Townsend Hotel as manager of its nightlife hot spot, The Corner.  Trainor’s responsibilities include oversight of all promotions, events, staff, menus and customer experiences, as well as day-to-day operational management of the intimate bar and lounge. Prior to her role at The Corner, Trainor most recently tended bar at… Read more »

Shari Sako-Bojan – Director of Banquet Operations

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Shari Sako-Bojan joined The Townsend Hotel team as director of banquet operations in early 2013.  In this role, she is responsible for managing the wedding, meeting and catering events of the hotel. A hospitality industry veteran, Sako-Bojan joined The Townsend from her role as club house manager with Great Oaks Country Club in Rochester, Mich. … Read more »

Drew Sayes – Executive Chef

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In 2007, Drew Sayes, The Townsend Hotel’s executive chef since December 2012, earned the title of youngest ever executive chef with his then employer, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.  During his tenure with Ritz Carlton, Sayes’ served at various property locations throughout the U.S., including Dearborn, Mich., Marina del Rey, Calif., New Orleans, La. and Buckhead,… Read more »

Steven Kalczynski – Managing Director

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Steven Kalczynski, now a hospitality industry veteran, didn’t know a single soul in all of Asia when he hopped a flight to spend a month there looking for work to bolster his burgeoning resume with international experience.  He ultimately landed in Shanghai, serving as resident manager of the Portman Shangri-La.  Since then, Kalczynski, who has… Read more »

Adrienne Cousins – Business Travel Sales Manager

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The Townsend Hotel, a AAA 4-Diamond luxury property known for its exceptional service and amenities, today announced the recent addition of Adrienne Cousins to its sales team in the role of business travel sales manager. Tracy Fashing, The Townsend’s director of sales and marketing, made the announcement. As the business travel sales manager, Cousins connects… Read more »