Benchmark Hospitality names Jay Rocha GM for Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Houston, Texas – November 18, 2013 – Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Jay Rocha general manager for Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Todd Felsen, vice president operations, made the announcement on behalf of the property, a Benchmark Resort? located at the foot of Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Jay to Cheyenne Mountain Resort,” said Mr. Felsen. “He brings extensive experience in senior resort management to his new role at our property, as well important knowledge of conference center management and marketing, which is vital to our resort.”
Jay Rocha comes to Cheyenne Mountain Resort with significant leadership experience gained in general manager assignments at multiple properties throughout the United States. These include the Reunion Resort of Orlando, The Richardson Hotel of Richardson, Texas, and the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center located in Denver.
Earlier in his hospitality career, Mr. Rocha worked in senior management positions for leading luxury-brand hotels located in markets across the United States. He is a graduate of the University of Texas where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Hotel Management. While in college he interned at Disney. Later in his career he was part of the Dr. Ted Wiley & Associates Leadership Development Program. Mr. Rocha is relocating to Colorado Springs.