Island Hospitality promotes Kate Bleakley

Island Hospitality Management has promoted Kate Bleakley to VP/operations, WaterWalk division.

“With nearly two decades of hospitality experience, Kate joined our organization four years ago at the Residence Inn Denver Downtown and had an immediate impact on the service culture and profitability of that hotel,” said Drew Allison, EVP, Island Hospitality Management. “In her most recent role at the Hyatt Place Cherry Creek, Kate utilized her background in sales and F&B to make immediate, positive changes for the property and the people with whom she works. She is the ideal candidate to use her wide bandwidth of skills to lead our growing WaterWalk division.”

Prior to joining Island, Bleakley held multiple positions with Millennium Hotels & Resorts, including hotel manager of Millennium Harvest House Boulder, where she managed all aspects of the 16-acre, 269-room property to produce annual revenues of $10 million.