About

established in 2006

Sales Leadership and Management Firm

My Hospitality Sales Pro L.L.C., established in 2006, is an all-encompassing Sales Leadership and Management Firm with expertise in hotels sales consulting and training.

Our Sales Culture is based on an aggressive pursuit of all revenue opportunities.  Our multifaceted approach is supported by the proper training and the development of S.M.A.R.T. sales and marketing action plans that are tailored to your hotel, your specific market and area of need.  My Hospitality Sales Pro targets the right opportunities for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth.  Our professionals have proven abilities in direct selling and market analysis as well as training, mentoring and coaching both entry and high-level sales professionals in the achievement of exceeding their goals.

SYNERGISTIC SALES

My Hospitality Sales Pro presents a forward-thinking approach to hospitality sales…. SYNERGISTIC SALES.  When something is synergistic, it means various parts working together to produce enhanced results.  You’ve probably heard the phrase “more than the sum of its parts”.   When synergistic parts work together, they accomplish more than they could alone.  Imagine a sales duo, each with areas of strength and expertise, working in synergistic harmony…

You can count on MHSP’s Sales Consultants to use both
a “Calculated” and “Hustle” approach to achieve your revenue goals!

CHRISTINE

FOUNDER and PRESIDENT

Christine Ronning founded My Hospitality Sales Pro in 2006 after a successful career as a seasoned Sales and Marketing Professional representing several industry leading brands, including Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Marriott, La Quinta, Choice and Carlson. Ronning’s vision behind My Hospitality Sales Pro was to offer Owners and Managing Partners proven solutions, specializing in the sales and marketing efforts for new openings and re-openings, leadership, sales training, in-depth market research, trade show representation and direct selling providing immediate return on investment. My Hospitality Sales Pro offers a culmination of proven sales and marketing principals, long range vision and strategy to position clients at a clear advantage over their competition resulting in increased revenues and improved profits.

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Ronning has extensive experience selling multiple brands ranging from select to full-service hotels. She has designed a proven, customized training program and offers the ability to mentor and coach high level sales professionals in the achievement of successfully exceeding sales goals. She has recruited a professional and passionate team of Hotel Sales Pros offering aggressive sales & marketing efforts, No “FEAR“ Sales Training with hands on market approach uncovering target accounts and developing action plans, on-going sales leadership and direct selling including telemarketing and opportunity research, brand selling and compelling business case building for RFP’s and Revenue Management.

KEITH

PRESIDENT OPERATIONS

Keith Ronning successfully partnered in the establishment of My Hospitality Sales Pro. As President of Operations / Finance and Accounting sharing over 25 years of experience in Executive Level Management, to include: strategic program management, recruitment/training/employee development, finance, resource and budget forecasting, organizational development and employee relations. Ronning is highly proficient in developing and implementing innovative recruitment and retention strategies, developing employee policies and procedures, performance management and organizational effectiveness. Ronning ensures and improves the performance and efficiency of the MHSP collection of companies and oversees the implementation of strategic goals, building long lasting and successful partnerships

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with our valued clients all across the country. Prior to joining My Hospitality Sales Pro, Ronning’s career started in direct business sales evolving into leadership roles in operations and human resources. He served as a Senior Recruiter for Houston based Dynegy, a fortune 500 – industry leader in residential, commercial, municipal and industrial energy generation. Following that position, his entrepreneurial spirit led him to successfully own and operate C & K Associates as an independent executive recruiter.

KARI

VICE PRESIDENT of SALES

What do you get when you combine 100% Texan with 25 years of Hospitality experience, a love of creativity, a passion for results and a knowledge of multiple hotel brands… Kari Williamson, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for My Hospitality Sales Pro.

Williamson’s multifaceted brand knowledge and distinguished achievements leading national and regional business development have resulted in strong revenue growth for our partners. Driven to develop sales leaders as well as creating customized strategies based on the clients specific needs is the key factor that sets Kari apart from the competition. Williamson is highly regarded by those that she leads and has been described as “encouraging, supportive, helpful, and specific in her coaching efforts”.

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Williamson joined My Hospitality Sales Pro following LQ Management, LLC., where she most recently served as a National Sales Manager, successfully managing the Travel Management Companies, Consortia Partnerships, Government Transient and Leisure Programs for over 750 hotels. She is a top performer who consistently exceeds sales goals and forecasts. Williamson is a polished presenter and astute negotiator able to forge mutually beneficial relationships with strategic partners.

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Williamson began her career in 1991 at a John Q. Hammons convention hotel in operations. Within two years, she was promoted into the Sales department working as the Associate Director of Catering. She found a passion for the Sales & Marketing side of the industry and advanced her career with various industry leaders, including Intercontinental Hotels Group, Starwood, Radisson, Choice Hotels International, Best Western and La Quinta to name a few. Her experience and professionalism, result in fast and customized solutions to meet and exceed her clients needs.

CHRISTY

REGIONAL DIRECTOR of SALES

Christy Hershberger started her career with MHSP in 2012 and works diligently to achieve her hotel’s sales goals. She is an aggressive Regional Director of Sales and offers an extensive diversified career in sales. Hershberger’s passion for the pursuit of new business is evident as she excels in canvasing new markets. One of our lead task force professionals, She has a knack for direct outside sales resulting in new business and incremental revenue.

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Christy has worked with multiple brands including, Marriott, Wyndham, various flags by Choice Hotels International, Hilton, La Quinta Inns & Suites and IHG to name a few.

 

 

Specializing in Corporate Transient business opportunities, Hershberger has extensive experience building strong business cases and strong relationships with decision makers as well as brand global sales representatives. Christy reviews every market segments and area of industry to become the expert in her markets!

JOY

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

Joy Pratka Reese joins My Hospitality Sales Pro and My Crew Connect, LLC,  continuing her successful career in Hospitality Sales.  Reese has an entrepreneurial spirit, spanning 25+ years of experience in hotel sales, task-force sales and hospitality sales coaching and leadership.  She has worked for industry leading brands including Marriott, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Hilton and several small luxury properties.

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Reese understands fluctuating market trends and possesses the skills needed to drive revenues in our constantly changing industry.  Her background in leadership and customer relationship management enhance our synergistic sales philosophy at My Hospitality Sales Pro.

Reese began her career after graduating from the University of Houston Clear Lake as a Sales Manager,  advancing within a year to a Regional Sales Manager selling for 8 properties of various flags.  As her career progressed, Reese found hotel sales to be her forte, as she rose through the ranks with Bristol Hotels. As an  Area Director of Sales, she mentored other Directors of sales through weekly one on ones, training new Sales & Catering Managers for the company and developing  annual marketing plans for multiple properties.  Reese consistently exceeded revenue goals and was awarded Bristol’s coveted Top Gun Award consecutively for every eligible year.  Reese brings experience, passion and leadership to the MHSP team.

ALEXIS

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

Alexis “Lexi” Sheets embodies a driven and evolving career in overall customer service and building relationships. Sheets began her career in the banking industry while attending the University of Texas at Dallas. She was regularly recognized for exceeding sales targets and offering exemplary customer service. After relocating from the Dallas area to Houston, she joined Costco as an Outside Marketing Specialist building new corporate accounts

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prior to the opening of the Sugarland, TX location and worked to grow these accounts into returning clients.

Pursuing personal and professional growth, Sheets accepted a position as a hotel Director of Sales, successfully developing a new client base and growing business share from the hotel’s existing clients. Sheets has a working knowledge of Limited-Service and Extended Stay properties. Her impeccable organization skills, ability to find new business and enthusiasm for customer service and make her a perfect fit for My Hospitality Sales Pro.

As a problem solver, Lexi enjoy finding solutions unique to each hotel’s market challenges. She use flexibility to adapt her sales process to area changes and industry shifts. Relationships and client loyalty building come easy, as she is able to relate and empathize with each client’s specific needs. Lexi is a team player at all of her hotels she represents and will jump in to help achieve the hotels goals!

STEPHANIE

AREA SALES MANAGER

Stephanie Nichols brings over 25 years of knowledge in sales, marketing and operations to the My Hospitality Sales Pro team!  She has an aggressive and proactive approach to direct selling and is successful in the development of targeted marketing campaigns and blitzing for new business!  Stephanie also brings great analysis expertise for reports and is experienced in yield management, revenue projections, forecasting and budgeting!

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She is a Certified Access Edge Sales Coach with Marriott and has No FEAR with sales presentations to groups as small as 10 to as large as 200.  Stephanie brings full service property level and regional select level service to the team and is experienced in many brands like Hilton, Marriott, La Quinta, IHG and Choice!

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