Cindy Gagle Named Director of Sales and Marketing
For the UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center

Los Angeles, California, December 2015 … Cindy Gagle has been appointed director of sales & marketing for the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center currently under construction in the heart of UCLA’s vibrant campus.  The university-based conference center, which will offer 254 spacious guest rooms and 25,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, is scheduled to open in August of next year.  Les Utley, general manager, made the announcement.

“I am very pleased to formally announce Cindy’s appointment as our director of sales and marketing for the Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center,” said Mr. Utley.  “She comes to us with extensive experience in sales and marketing for various top hotels and resorts that offer significant conference meeting space and amenities.  Cindy also has a keen insight into the workings and needs of conference planners, and has quickly proven to be a highly valued member of our growing leadership team.”

Cindy Gagle brings over two decades of sales and marketing leadership to her new position with the Luskin Conference Center.  She was previously director of sales & marketing for Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu, where she was brought on board by Benchmark Hospitality International to help reposition the landmark property.  Prior to this, she served as regional director of sales and marketing for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, responsible for the Kea Lani Resort Hotel on Maui and the Orchid Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii.  She has also held sales leadership positions with Mandarin Oriental, and served in senior sales positions for distinguished properties in California, Arizona, Hawaii and Bermuda.

Cindy Gagle received her Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University.  She is the recipient of numerous sales awards for excellence and performance achievement.  Ms. Gagle has relocated to Los Angeles with her family.

About the UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center

The UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, currently under construction in the heart of UCLA’s vibrant campus, offers an inspirational learning environment in a thoughtfully designed space that fosters excellence, engagement, inspiration and breakthroughs. Scheduled to open in August 2016, the UCLA Luskin Conference Center is set amid iconic and historic campus buildings and the exhilarating backdrop of daily student life. The Luskin Conference Center is a place where the best academic minds, medical innovators, researchers, political leaders, and societal visionaries will meet to exchange ideas that will help shape the world.

Upon opening, the UCLA Luskin Conference Center will feature 254 beautifully-appointed guest rooms, many with sweeping views of the stunning campus architecture and beautifully landscaped grounds. With more than 25,000 square feet of versatile and thoughtfully-planned event space, the Luskin Conference Center will offer some of the most technologically advanced facilities available within the United States and globally.  The gracious guest experience at the Luskin Conference Center will be further enhanced by a full-service restaurant and lounge, room service for breakfast, lunch and dinner, on-site professional catering services, well-equipped fitness center, concierge service, business center, valet parking and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property.  The conference center project is self-sustaining and does not utilize state funding or revenues from student tuition.  For more information, please visit http://luskinconferencecenter.ucla.edu/.

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