Ed Skapinok Named One of HSMAI’s Top 25 Extraordinary Minds of 2016

EdHostmark’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Ed Skapinok, has been named one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing and Revenue Optimization by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). This award recognizes those who have excelled in these areas and set the standards for our industry over the last 18 months. These winners are selected by a panel of HSMAI members known for exceptional leadership ability and expert knowledge of the hospitality industry.

Ed will be honored for this well-deserved achievement at the HSMAI Adrian Awards in February 2017. Ed joins many other industry veterans and luminaries who have received this award, including Hostmark SVP of Sales & Marketing Brian Tkac.

Learn More about the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds

Congratulations to Ed and the rest of this year’s award winners:

  • Justin Barnette: Manager, Marketing & Communications USA, South African Tourism
  • DC Becker: Principal & Co-Owner, Titan Group of New York
  • Josh Belkin: VP & General Manager, North America, Hotels.com
  • Bree Brostko: Managing Director, Kindred Resorts & Hotels
  • Bonnie Buckhiester: President, Buckhiester Management Limited
  • Patrick Campbell: Director of Advertising, Best Western Hotels & Resorts
  • Lisa Checchio: VP, Brand Marketing and Insights, Wyndham Hotel Group
  • Britton Cordill: Director of Marketing & eCommerce, Marriott International
  • Santiago Corrada: President/CEO, Visit Tampa Bay
  • Chris Flatt: EVP of Hotel Sales & Marketing, Wynn Las Vegas
  • Isaac Gerstenzang: Assistant Vice President, Corporate E-Commerce, Two Roads Hospitality
  • Jennifer Hill: Regional Revenue Manager, Highgate
  • Daniel Hostettler: President and Group Managing Director, Ocean House Management Collection
  • Danny Hughes: Senior Vice President & Commercial Director, Hilton Worldwide
  • Victoria Isley: Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Bermuda Tourism Authority
  • Cherry Kam: Director, Marketing Communications/Americas, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Lynn Kaniper: Owner/President, Dana Communications
  • Leora Halpern Lanz: Lecturer, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration
  • Michael Lau: Regional Director of Revenue Management, Accor Hotels
  • Lisa Ross: President and Partner, rbb Communications
  • Edgar Tapan: Head of Industry, Travel, Google
  • Paolo Torchio: VP Digital & E-Commerce, Two Roads Hospitality
  • Vicki Varela: Managing Director, Utah Office of Tourism, Film & Global Branding
  • Daniel Wise: Founder & Chief Product Architect, revcaster – a Rainmaker company