• Benchmark Names David Kingston General Manager of Snow King Resort Hotel

    POSTED February 27, 2019

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, has appointed David Kingston as the general manager for Snow Kind Resort Hotel & Condos, located in Jackson, Wyoming. 

David Kingston brings 25 years of senior leadership experience to Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos. Previously, he was chief operating officer for Averill Hospitality of Whitefish, Montana. He earlier served as general manager of Brasada Ranch in Bend, Oregon, and as general manager of Snake River Lodge & Spa as well as Hotel Terra, both located in Teton Village.

“It is a pleasure to welcome David to Benchmark and Snow King Resort,” said Greg Champion, president and COO of Benchmark. "He comes to us with significant experience leading signature properties and also with an important understanding of and experience within the Jackson Hole market. He is a welcome addition to our team.” 

Kingston is a past member of the Jackson Hole Air Board of Directors, Jackson Hole Central Reservations Board of Directors and the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Special Events Committee. 

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After serving as director of food and beverage at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino more than a decade ago, David Lockard returns to the Lake Tahoe community as general manager of the 405-room Resort at Squaw Creek, a luxury Lake Tahoe resort located in California’s Olympic Valley and featuring 33,000 square feet of indoor and 14,780 square feet of outdoor event space. 


These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to kassidy.tarala@tigeroak.com.

Nigel Boschetti was recently hired as the executive chef of New York Marriott Marquis.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role?