Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island Welcomes Two New Team Members

In order to continue to provide guests the five-star experience they’ve come to expect from Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, the company has named Jeff Anthony as its new director of banquets and Theresa Anthony, CMP as its new catering sales manager.   Jeff Anthony comes to Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island with more than 20 years of experience in food and beverage operations. He has an extensive background in the areas of convention meetings, social catering, local meetings and corporate groups. Prior to joining Sonesta, Jeff Anthony served as the director of catering operations at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. He is also a recipient of nine Tiefel Awards from the time he spent as the director of catering operations at the Orlando Airport Marriott in Orlando, FL.   Theresa Anthony specializes in events and wedding planning, and has been working in the hospitality industry for nearly 30 years. She joins Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island with a well-rounded background in the areas of hospitality conference and convention management, catering sales, event planning and customer service. Prior to joining Sonesta, Theresa Anthony served as the senior catering sales manager and senior convention service manager at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, FL. During her time with Hyatt, she received the “Outstanding Production Achievement Award”, was nominated for “Catering and Convention Service Manager of the Year” and received the “Catering and Convention Services Team of the Year” award.   “We are pleased to welcome Jeff and Theresa to our team at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island,” said Jay Wiendl, the general manager of the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. “Their outstanding backgrounds in the hospitality industry, along with the enthusiasm that they bring to their field is valuable to the resort and is sure to shape the experience of our customers in a positive way.”   Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is located at 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC. For more information about Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, visit

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is a AAA approved Four Diamond resort offering 340 guestrooms and suites overlooking lushly landscaped semitropical gardens, with spectacular beach and lagoon-style swimming pool. Its first-class amenities include several dining options, health spa, fitness center and lap pool. The resort also features 22,500 square feet of meeting and event space, including a beachfront Pavilion and a 24-hour business center. Complimentary transportation is provided to and from the world-class golf and tennis offerings available within Hilton Head’s Shipyard complex. The resort is situated 45 miles from Savannah, GA, and seven miles from Hilton Head Island airport, in an area surrounded by outdoor recreation, shopping and fine dining.

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