Contact Sales

The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is the perfect venue for conferences, training sessions, meetings and events of all sizes. To contact the Sales and Catering Department:

Sales Office

phone: 843.341.1880
fax: 843.842.9975

 

Meet The Team

Chris Bracken

Chris Bracken

Director of Sales and Marketing

Chris Bracken grew up in Wisconsin and is an avid Green Bay Packer fan. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Stout to major in Hotel & Restaurant Management. Chris joined Marriott out of college and spent over 25 years with their organization. He has been with Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island since July, 2013 and is an active member of the Visitor & Convention Bureau Marketing Committee and Shipyard Plantation Marketing Committee.

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Courtenay LaMountain

Courtenay LaMountain

Senior Sales Manager

Courtenay began her Hospitality career on Hilton Head 18 years ago at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa.  She has a passion for the island and enjoys being on the water in her boat and kayak as well as traveling, working out and photography.  Courtenay also loves playing and watching sports, especially her beloved New England Patriots!  She is responsible for all of South Carolina markets and Conference Direct. 

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Doug Sheeran

Doug Sheeran

Senior Sales Manager

Doug has worked for Hyatt, Marriott and IHG before joining Sonesta. As a resident of Hilton Head Island with his wife & three children for over 25 years, Doug has a great appreciation for all that our barrier island has to offer guests and visitors.  World class beaches and nationally renowned golf courses are all part of his own “backyard”.  Doug handles our entire western market from California to Missouri, Florida, and our HPN business.

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Lisa Tennison

Lisa Tennison

Senior Sales Manager

Lisa has been a Senior Sales Manager at the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island since March 2015.  She handles the North East and Georgia markets.  Lisa began her career in hospitality on Hilton Head Island 15 years ago and when not at work she enjoys being active, relaxing at the beach and traveling to Ashville and Chattanooga to visit her sons.

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Julianne Dirks

Julianne Dirks

Sales Manager

Julianne began her career in the hospitality industry in 2012 in St. Louis Missouri.  She started out at the front desk and has worked her way through several departments before landing in sales. She is passionate about animals (especially her rescue dog!), traveling, and trying new foods.  She handles the resort's small meetings, golf groups, wedding blocks, and the military market. 

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Emily Seigenberg

Emily Seigenberg

Sales Manager

Emily started working at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head in 2014. She handles the Mid-Atlantic, Mid-West and International Markets. Emily is originally from Boston, Massachusetts and is a huge sports fan. When she is not watching the Patriots in the super bowl, she enjoys taking her golden retriever Oliver to the beach and traveling. She’s grateful that her career gives her the opportunity to travel as she has a goal to visit every state (25/50!)

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Diane Hardy

Diane Hardy

Director of Catering

Diane has been the Director of Catering and Conference Services at the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island since January 2016.  She did her initial management training with Starwood in New York City, assisted with two resort openings in Tucson, AZ and then found her home on Hilton Head Island. Diane enjoys traveling, fine wines and any outdoor activities, especially water sports.

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Theresa Anthony

Theresa Anthony

Catering Manager

Theresa has over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and specifically over 20 years in the catering department. Some of her previous roles include  Front Office Manager, Director of Catering/Convention Services, Sr. Catering Manager and Sr. Convention Service Manager. Theresa is currently the Catering Manager for large weddings at the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island.

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Sam Tucker

Sam Tucker

Catering Manager

Sam has been working in the Wedding & Events industry since 2015. She began her career at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort and eventually made her way to the Midwest, where she worked as an Event Coordinator for Absolutely In! Events, a premier Wedding Planner in the St. Louis metro area. Still, Hilton Head Island was calling her name, and when the offer came, Sam jumped at the chance to return and work for Sonesta. Sam is now one of the resort’s Catering Sales Managers, specializing in intimate weddings and events.

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Cassie Moothart

Conference Services Coordinator

Cassie recently graduated from Florida State University where she studied Hospitality Management and Finance. She is originally from Florida, but fell in love with Hilton Head Island when she worked at the Sonesta Resort as a Front Office Intern the summer before her senior year. She is thrilled to be back as Sonesta’s Catering Coordinator. In her free time you can find Cassie at the beach or baking.

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Kit

Kit D'Anthony

Sales & Marketing Coordinator 

Kit recently graduated from High Point University where she studied Business and Marketing. Originally from New Hampshire, she had been visiting Hilton Head Island for years when she decided she wanted to move here full time. When Kit’s not at work, you can find her deep sea fishing or taking photography all over the island.

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