Regional Vice President of Sales
Karen Nash currently oversees the Sales & Marketing efforts Concord’s Lower Midwest Region, spanning from Columbus, Ohio to Tennessee. Karen joined Concord Hospitality in 2017 as Director of Sales and Marketing with the Marriott at the University of Dayton. She also held the role of Corporate Director of Sales where she helped to drive performance, coach and mentor our sales teams and provide structure and guidance.
A career sales and marketing professional, Karen Nash, has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. With a focus in full service, her experience has encompassed brands from IHG, Hilton, Sheraton and Marriott. Originally from Illinois, she began her career as a Sales Manager for the Peoria Area Convention & Visitors Bureau before transitioning into hotel sales in early 2000. From there she found her niche rising from Sale Manager to Director of Sales and Marketing at one of the largest hotels in downstate Illinois. Over the next 15 years she has been awarded Sales Leader of the Year at two different companies, led the Concord Hotel Enterprises Sales Team of the Year two years in a row and cultivated relationships with fortune 50 companies across the United States.