Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Director of HR
<strong>The Woodlands, Texas — Oct. 10</strong><br />Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Erin Mercer as director of human resources for Chaminade at Santa Cruz, the historic resort and spa overlooking Monterey Bay, Calif.<br /><br />“We are so pleased to welcome Erin to our senior management staff here at Chaminade,” said Mike Butler, acting general manager. “She comes to us equipped with important experience in human resource management within our industry, and we look forward to her contributions to our executive team.”<br /><br />Mercer was previously the director of human resources for the Northern California Golf Association and the Poppy Hills Golf Course, both of Pebble Beach. <br /><br />Her professional background includes employee management for the San Jose International Airport and working in legal affairs for Alaska Airlines, with a focus on employment law.<br /><br />A California native, Mercer is originally from Manhattan Beach and is a graduate of Sonoma State University. She, her husband, and their young son live in Santa Cruz.