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Patrick Gates has joined The Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California as a sales specialist handling the hotel’s corporate group business accounts. Conveniently situated in Orange County’s commercial and cultural center, The Westin is considered to be the county’s landmark hotel and is the only premiere Westin property there. Gates comes to The Westin from Monarch Beach Golf Links, where he oversaw tournament sales and maintained strong relationships with resorts and hotels, destination management companies, and the area’s food and beverage businesses. Previously, he served as the conference services manager for the St. Regis Monarch Beach, after being promoted from executive meeting specialist at the resort property. Previous experience includes serving as executive meeting specialist and as a golf events coordinator at the St. Regis Aspen Resort.
He holds a BA Degree in food and nutrition from Southern Illinois University, with an emphasis in hospitality and tourism.
May 20, 2014