Robbinsville, NJ (PressExposure) April 07, 2009 -- EcoGreenHotel President Scott Parisi today announced the appointments of two new staff members. Jeff Kiec will serve as the companyâs Sustainability Project Manager, and Bob Ryan as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
âI am delighted to welcome these two talented individuals to the EcoGreenHotel team,â Parisi said. âJeff and Bob both bring fresh perspectives and an abundance of experience to our company and to the green hospitality industry as a whole.â
Jeff Kiec is a veteran in the environmental service industry. His experience includes engineering building assessments, building and operational sustainability audits, and environmental site assessments. He has project experience in a range of property types including industrial, multi-family residential and commercial.
As Sustainability Director for Deep Ellum, a historic arts and entertainment neighborhood in Dallas, Kiec is responsible for educating and working with neighborhood businesses and property owners to incorporate sustainable building technologies.
Kiec is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED-Accredited Professional and has earned Building Operator Certification from the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. He has also completed hazardous waste worker training sponsored by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. He is particularly proficient in finding local, state and government programs that offer credits and rebates available to owners, developers and operators of hotels.
Bob Ryan comes to EcoGreenHotel with 25 years of sales and sales management experience. Most recently, he was a regional sales director for Buy Efficient, a web-based purchasing management system for the hospitality industry.
Ryan was formerly the publisher of LODGING, the official publication of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA). While at LODGING, he was a member of AH&LAâs Allied Executive Committee, which helped bring suppliers and hoteliers together. Prior to LODGING, Mr. Ryan was advertising director for the Ritz Carlton magazine, and worked on publications that served the airline, travel, and food industries.
Additionally, Mr. Ryan spent 10 years leading the sales and marketing efforts for Spectrachem, a textile printing ink company, and was integral in that companyâs decision to eliminate all solvent based manufacturing and to develop an all water based product line.
A valuable resource for green hotels, EcoGreenHotel is dedicated to helping lodging facilities address environmental issues and implement environmentally sound initiatives. The companyâs online presence at http://www.EcoGreenHotel.com offers a marketplace for green hotel products and services and provides a one- stop venue for green hospitality industry news, basic environmental overviews and other tools like green hotel checklists, project ideas, book lists, and valuable links designed to promote a more sustainable hospitality industry.
EcoGreenHotelâs green hotel consulting services guide owners, operators and developers through the journey of developing and/or maintaining a sustainable operation or project.
Contact: M.Scott Parisi